Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Spinach Pear Green Smoothie & A Giveaway

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I've been enjoying green smoothies for over a year now and I love coming up
with new combinations.
I always begin with baby spinach or kale or sometimes both.
Next up are frozen banana chunks, flax, chia or hemp seeds, unsweetend almond milk,
Stonyfield yogurt and whatever fruit I may have on hand.
I might add oats or nut butters too.
So many possibilities!

Sometimes I freeze yogurt in ice cube trays and use them in my smoothie too.
This works great when you have yogurt that is getting close to the expiration date
and don't want it to go to waste.





















I'm usually the only one drinking smoothies around here, so a small blender is all I need.
The Hamilton Beach Single Serve Blender is perfect for making a smoothie for one.



I love that is it lightweight and portable for making smoothies at work or to take with me
while traveling.  It's dishwasher safe too!


































You don't even need a cup, just drink the smoothie right out of the blender!
And guess what!  You have the opportunity to enter to win one of these super cool
blenders for yourself!  Just check out the entry instructions below.




Today I had a few pears on the counter and thus a Spinach Pear Green Smoothie was created.
It was delish!
What do you put in your green smoothies?

Spinach Pear Green Smoothie with Stonyfield yogurt

































Spinach and Pear Green Smoothie

1 banana, preferably frozen
1 pear
a handful of spinach
1 tsp. ground flax seed
1/3 C Stonyfield vanilla yogurt
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
ice

Add ingredients to a blender,
Blend until smooth.
Enjoy!

This Giveaway is now closed.
Congrats to Linda Ruamthong for winning the blender!

Giveaway Time! 
Here's your chance to win a Hamilton Beach Single Serve Blender:

HOW TO ENTER
To enter to win, simply leave a comment on this post and answer the question:

“What is your favorite type of smoothie?”
You can receive an additional entry to win by following me on Instagram @meandmypinkmixer
Just leave an additional comment below letting me know you follow.
Deadline to enter: Friday, April 3, 2015 at 11:59pm EST.
Open to U.S. Residents only.
Winner: The winner will be notified via email; if the winner does not respond within 48 hours, another winner will be selected.


Disclaimer: I have an ongoing relationship with Stonyfield as a member of the Clean Plate Club. I receive product, coupons and compensation for posts featuring their products. As always, all opinions are my own. 

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46 comments:

  1. I like my chocolate, hemp protein and avocado smoothie.
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  2. Instagram as: https://instagram.com/lisalubrown/

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  3. blueberry

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  4. I like my smoothies savory, so I'll add hot pepper or Tabasco sauce or garlic, along with the usual veggie suspects (spinach, onion, tomato, kale, avocado, whatever.) It ends up more on the gazpacho end of the spectrum.

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  5. Green smoothies with spinach!

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  6. Following on instagram (lhpuppy24)

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  7. Classic strawberry and banana. Can't go wrong.

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  8. I love kale mango smoothies!

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  9. I follow on instagram @showstopper474

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  10. I love making green smoothies with spinach and coconut milk!

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  11. Frozen blueberries, frozen 1/2 banana, unsweet-almond milk, flax seed, protein powder, some ice. Love the flavor and the color....not a huge fan of the flax seeds...but I hear they are supposed to be a good source of omega 3.....

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  12. Oh ...and I already follow you on instagram and facebook....love your recipes and your blog!!!!!!!!

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  13. I like apple, orange, pineapple and banana with some spinach! Would love this pretty blender to make one with!!!!

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  14. My favorite is frozen blueberries, chia seeds, protein and a touch of brown sugar. I've recently discovered dates so they be substituting for the sugar soon!

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  15. I like strawberry, blueberry, raspberry and banana. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

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  16. I love anything raspberry! Also I use honey if I need to add sweetness. Thanks much!

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  17. Honestly there are many favorite smoothies for me. But right now I'm after Spring Green smoothie

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  18. Green Apple Smoothie

    Ingredients

    1 green apple, cored and chopped
    2 handfulls of kale leaves, washed
    1 to 2 teaspoons grated ginger root, preferably using a rasp-style grater
    1 tablespoon honey, maple syrup or agave, or to taste
    1/2 cup coconut milk
    1/2 cup almond milk
    Instructions

    Combine apple, kale, ginger, honey or sweetener, coconut milk and almond milk in a blender and puree until smooth.

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  19. I'm following you on Instagram!! 😘

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  20. I am a sucker for any smoothie but especially green smoothies!

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  21. I love smoothies with mango, banana and blueberries and greek yogurt.
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  22. I like when I use a frozen banana, strawberries, blueberries, strawberry greek yogurt, a little almond milk and enjoy.

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  23. I like banana, pineapple and mango smoothies.

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  24. My favorite smoothie is strawberry and banana smoothies
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  25. I follow you on Instagram as cezovski9
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  26. I follow you on instagram as bkoelmel :)

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  27. I love mango smoothies

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  28. I also follow you on ig @lindilala

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  29. Blueberry smoothies with chocolate protein powder.

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  30. I'm one of your instagram followers @rusthawk1.

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  31. papaya mango is my fave

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  32. I follow you on IG @julimijulimi

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  33. My favorite is strawberry banana, but I can drink any fruit smoothie. I always add banana because I like the texture it adds. asotv@aol.com

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  34. I follow you on Instagram as 1froglegs

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  35. I really love mango smoothies

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  36. peach-raspberry with chia seeds :) yum!

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  37. I also follow you on Instagram ...oh and that peach-raspberry was my comment...forgot to leave my name!!
    -Amanda Whisnant

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  38. My favorite smoothie recipe is a remake of Wegman's Green Glory. It is super healthy and delicious. It has spinach, pineapple, apples, celery, and wheatgrass.

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  39. I follow on ig at julzinhas

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