Slime Green Smoothie

The Veggie Shake Team

If veggies have your kids running scared, up the ante with our Slime Green Smoothie. This frosty, bright green smoothie has a sweet and mild taste that kids will love, and the hilarious idea of drinking slime will help them forget to worry about the dreaded veggies that might be lurking in the glass.

By using frozen green grapes and pineapple in our green smoothie recipe, we ensure that the texture mimics frozen treats kids know and love. It’s a very Halloween green smoothie that will simultaneously disgust and delight!

Once you get a look at health benefits for the ingredients in our Slime Green Smoothie, you may decide to make a serving for yourself, too—this is a Halloween green smoothie for kids and adults alike.

  •  Servings: 1
  •  Ready In: 5 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 cup cucumber

  • 1/2 cup kale

  • 1/2 cup spinach

  • 1/2 cup green grapes, frozen

  • 1/2 cup pineapple, frozen

  • 1 tablespoon activated charcoal

  • 1/4 cup coconut water

Instructions
  1. Add 1 cup cucumber to your blender or food processor.

  2. Measure out a 1/2 cup of kale and a 1/2 cup of spinach, and then toss on top of the cucumber.

  3. Add 1/2 a cup of green grapes and 1/2 a cup of pineapple, both frozen.

  4. Sprinkle on 1 tablespoon activated charcoal.

  5. Pour in 1/4 cup of coconut water.

  6. Blend until it looks like, well, green slime—bottoms up!

Health Benefits
  1. Cucumber: scientists recently found yet another reason to call cukes cool: fisetin. Cucumbers are loaded with this flavonoid, which studies show can improve your memory.

  2. Kale: one of the most nutrient-packed foods on the planet, you’ll get significant quantities of vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, vitamin K, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, sulphur, and antioxidants from these dark and leafy greens.

  3. Spinach: a crucial source of beta-carotene, lutein, and xanthene, all of which have a beneficial effect on your eyesight.

  4. Green grapes: these tasty little globes deliver a significant quantity of vitamin K, which helps you stop bleeding after injuries and keeps your bones and cartilage healthy.

  5. Pineapple: this juicy tropical fruit contains nearly 75% of your recommended daily dose of manganese, a mineral that’s essential for strong bones and connective tissues.

  6. Activated charcoal: traps toxins and helps optimize your kidney function.

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