Green Smoothie

I am hungry all the time now. Or should I say that Baby Girl Natori is starving (does that sound better)? In any case, every hour on the hour, I end up in the kitchen looking through the fridge in search of something that is “filling”, “nutritious”, “appetizing”, and “appealing”, which seems very difficult, as all I really want is a big fat piece of toast with nutella spread on it.

So, my new favorite mid-morning or afternoon snack is a green smoothie. Not only is it delicious and healthy, but it keeps me full for 2-3 hours — which is unbelievable. The smoothie requires minimal ingredients, little time and effort, and is BRIGHT green.  It’s an awesome snack.


* Several handfuls of fresh spinach

* 1/2 to 1 full banana

* 1/2 cup of almond milk

* 1 tablespoon of almond butter


Seems like everything I cook with these days uses almond milk, almond butter, some type of green and some type of fruit. But trust me, this recipe is DA BOMB (and yes, I just said that).


* Put all the ingredients in the vitamix/blender.

Magic Bullet

I didn't have access to my vitamix to make this drink, but I did use the "Magic Bullet." Mixed a smaller quantity of ingredients, but it was just as effective and smooth.

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