What do you do when you’re out of bread but your kids beg for peanut butter and jelly? Make it into a smoothie of course! And while you’re at it sneak in some greens…they’ll never know. This smoothie is a perfect blend of protein, fruit, and veggies. A great way to start the day, reenergize, or as an afternoon snack. Use your favorite berries to create that jelly feel, couple that with peanut butter and there you have it, perfection in a glass!
[recipe title= “Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie” servings= “Makes 2 cups”]
Whether it’s your breakfast or a mid day snack, this smoothie has the perfect combination of protein, fruit and hidden greens to keep you going!
- ½ cup spinach (or other leafy green)
- ½ cup frozen berries
- ½ a ripe frozen banana
- 2 tablespoons peanut butter
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup or 3-4 pitted dates (or other sweetener of choice)
- 1 cup almond milk (or milk of choice)
Place all ingredients into a high speed blender and mix until well blended. Add more almond milk if too thick and blend again. [/recipe]