Green Smoothies with Romaine

 

Romaine Smoothie

I start each day with a green smoothie, usually with kale, banana, and fruit.  Once in a while I use spinach.  However, at the end of this summer, my romaine bolted.  Meaning that I didn’t keep up with picking it, and it grew extremely tall.  Unfortunately, the leaves had become tough and bitter.  I couldn’t bear to let all the romaine go to waste, and I figured it couldn’t be too far from the taste of kale, and tried it in a smoothie.  Sure enough, it works!

Romaine Green Smoothie

Ingredients

 ~ handful of romaine leaves

 ~ 1.5 cups coconut milk (or whatever kind you prefer)

 ~ 1 banana

 ~ handful of frozen fruit

 ~ optional: chia seeds, flax seeds, cinnamon, ginger, etc.

Romaine Smoothie

Directions

Place all ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth!

Enjoy!

Romaine Smoothie

Comments

  1. 1

    This looks so healthy! I’d love to try it!

  2. 2
    Julie Wood says:

    Coconut milk really makes this drink come together and I want to make it because it looks so healthy. Thanks for the recipe.

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