Thursday, 6 October 2011

Pre-Flight Green Smoothie


The last green smoothie ... well for a while at least. 

As you read this pre-scheduled post, I am sitting in a tiny airplane seat taking off for a land I've only dreamed of.  The length of my entire trip from my door in Canada to the door of the resort where I'll be teaching in Thailand is probably 48 hours.  YIKES!  Of course I need something in my belly that will be easy to digest, nutritionally dense and give me a little energy. 

When I'm home I drink a large green smoothie every morning, but alas, a quick search of my blog revealed that the last time I posted a green smoothie recipe was over a year ago!!  Here's what I tossed into the blender this morning ...

Pre-Flight Green Smoothie


  • 2 cups fresh spinach (or another leafy green)
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 banana, frozen
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • water, enough to make everything go 'round
I like my smoothies to taste green, so you may need to add more fruit if a cuppa grass ain't your style.  Try raspberries or mango.


I love the creamy decadence that the avocado brings to this drink, and the banana adds just a touch of sweetness.  Being my third winter now, travelling to the east, this just may be the start of an old tradition of mine - the annual pre-flight green smoothie.

2 comments:

Tindra said...

Hi! I stumbled upon your blog and I like reading it :) I hope you dont mind if I add it to my Stalking-list :)
I admire your lifestyle, seems so nice and tranquil.
And that green smoothie looks delish!
Well, feel free to stop by anytime!
//Luna
http://loony-too.blogspot.com/

Angel said...

Hi Luna,

Thanks for your kind comments on my blog. I tried to go on your blog, but for some reason it won't load (might be the Indian computer I'm using right now). :S

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