This PB&J Green Smoothie is another one that will probably go down well with the kiddos.
Who I am kidding? It goes down pretty well with the grown-ups too. ;)
I use natural creamy peanut butter in mine and usually strawberries since strawberry jam is my spread of choice for my PB&J's, but I have been known to throw some blackberries in there instead.
If you are more of a grape jelly PB&J'er, you could give a low sugar or organic grape jelly a try in this. I haven't went the actual jelly route in one of these before, but if you do give it a go please come back and let me know how it worked for you. I would love to know!
I added some toasted oats to this green smoothie to replicate the bread on your traditional peanut butter and jelly.
This is really one of favorites. I probably make this one at least twice a week. I mean, how can you go wrong with the flavors of a PB&J?? ;)
PB&J Green Smoothie
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Ingredients (1 smoothie)
- Handful of fresh spinach or kale leaves
- 1 1/2 tbsp of natural or organic creamy peanut butter
- 1/2 frozen banana, chopped
- 1/2 cup of your favorite berries (frozen or fresh- I used strawberries)
- 1 tbsp toasted oats (Click here for the recipe.)
- 1/2 cup nonfat or low fat vanilla Greek or regular yogurt
- 1/2 cup almond milk (can also use soy, coconut, or skim milk)
Add all the ingredients to your blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Pop a straw in your blender cup or pour into a glass and enjoy!
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Which flavor berry will you use in your PB&J Green Smoothie?
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