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Green Smoothie with Ginger, Spinach and Flaxseed

Makes 2 servings

Get out of your smoothie rut with this alluring recipe that pairs nutrient-rich baby spinach with mango and banana to create a gorgeous green smoothie that is sure to tickle your taste buds. Ground flaxseed and fresh ginger, both of which contain anti-inflammatory compounds, are added to the mix to further boost its health-giving properties.

Green Smoothie with Ginger


  • About 1 ⅔ cups water and/or non-dairy milk of your choice
  • 1 small banana
  • 1 small mango
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 Tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 8 ice cubes


  • Peel, rinse, pit and cut the ingredients as needed, and put them in a high-powered blender in the order listed above.
  • Secure the lid and process in short bursts until the ice cubes have been thoroughly crushed. Then, slowly increase the speed, and blend at full speed for about 1 minute, or until the smoothie is very smooth and homogenous in color. Add water if needed to adjust the consistency.

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