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Food Friday: Green Monster Smoothie

Protein shake for Mommy – She made it herself!

I love this time of year… Because it means that Spring is right around the corner! In fact, I even saw some tulips trying to poke up in my garden! I always feel a sense of accomplishment when Spring comes – a sigh of oh-my-goodness-I-made-it-through-another-winter!! LOL!

With St. Patrick’s Day comes McDonald’s Shamrock Shakes – the true sign that spring is near. But what’s in them? And how many calories are in them? Yeah….

SoI thought I’d offer up this healthy alternative:


 Happy St. Patty’s Day!!!

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Thursday 11th of April 2013

[...] children are none the wiser when their “Green Monster” or “Hulk Smoothies” are full of spinach and healthy greens.  They just know that Mommy put [...]


Monday 19th of March 2012

oooh we never add oranges! good suggestion...


Monday 19th of March 2012

Yay! Your comment didn't end up in spam! I'm curious to know if you like it with the oranges added. Have a great day!

Amber K

Sunday 18th of March 2012

I love green smoothies! This looks delicious.s


Saturday 17th of March 2012

Loving this smoothie recipe, Janice. It's that much more important to make your own smoothie recipes at home especially when you have kids. Instilling healthy eating habits to kids at a very young age will go a long way! BTW, I'll go for the kale flavor.


Friday 16th of March 2012

Yum! This looks super tasty and easy to make! :) THank you for sharing!

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