Green Machine Smoothie

Most people don’t get enough protein. After any workout, protein is crucial for replenishing muscle with amino acids. In this Grokker Premium video, expert Jaime McFaden shares her smoothie recipe. With superfood spinach and fresh fruits, this smoothie is protein-packed and full of vitamins and minerals, all in one quick cup!

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Recipe

¾ cup Greek yogurt
½ bunch spinach
1 apple, small
½ cup chopped mango
1 cup ice

Ice is a good start to a protein smoothie. Next, apple slices provide fiber and healthy sugar. If you like, you may substitute berries or a different type of fruit, depending on your preference. Greek yogurt provides a lot of protein—no protein powder needed! Tropical fruits are good for digestion, and the flavor of mango blends well with spinach, which is a great source of vegetarian protein, vitamins, and minerals.

Blend all ingredients for 30 seconds to 1 minute. For a thick smoothie, blend for 30 seconds. If you prefer a thinner smoothie, add a little water and blend longer.

Mark Luskus

Mark Luskus is an outdoors fanatic, current events junkie, and soon to be medical student. When he's not watching Grokker videos, he loves camping, listening to NPR podcasts, and riding his motor scooter around Berkeley, California.

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