Creamy Strawberry Spinach Smoothie

This creamy strawberry spinach smoothie is a healthy recipe inspired by my favorite springtime salad! Dairy-free and vegan-friendly.

Strawberry Spinach Smoothie -- A healthy recipe inspired by my favorite springtime salad! Dairy-free and vegan-friendly.

Hiya friend!

After my week of blogging detox, I’m feeling fresh, rejuvenated, and ready to rock the chakra out of this blog post!

..or maybe that’s just my afternoon tea sesh talking.

Dobra Tea

Whether it’s the fact that winter is lingering around far past it’s welcome (it snowed…again), the fact that I’m going to Puerto Rico in less than a month (!!) or my everlasting love of salads, I am 10 times ready for Spring to effen sprung already.

Strawberry Spinach Smoothie -- A healthy recipe inspired by my favorite springtime salad! Dairy-free and vegan-friendly.

So I thought we could all make like a leaf and turn ourselves green with salad-inspired smoothies. You know, show our love to the Spring Gods who can rain their iced coffees and flip flops upon us.

Strawberry Spinach Smoothie -- A healthy recipe inspired by my favorite springtime salad! Dairy-free and vegan-friendly.

My aunt Melissa makes this killer strawberry spinach salad with crumbled goat cheese, fresh sliced strawberries, and candied walnuts that everyone always devours.  It now makes it’s appearance at nearly every family gathering, but tastes especially good under a blanket of springtime sunshine.

Strawberry Spinach Smoothie -- A healthy recipe inspired by my favorite springtime salad! Dairy-free and vegan-friendly.

Or in….liquid form?! I didn’t go SO cray cray on you and add goat cheese to this smoothie madness, but don’t think it didn’t pass my mind. Instead, I added my dear friend avocado to bring it’s sulky cream-ness to this smoothie party.

Strawberry Spinach Smoothie -- A healthy recipe inspired by my favorite springtime salad! Dairy-free and vegan-friendly.

And a little dabba apple cider vinegar in place of a full-blown vinaigrette. It’s tart and tanginess makes this feel like you’re actually drinking a strawberry spinach salad…in the best way possible…Like really guys, it’s good. You want Spring soon don’t you?!

Strawberry Spinach Smoothie -- A healthy recipe inspired by my favorite springtime salad! Dairy-free and vegan-friendly.

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Creamy Strawberry Spinach Smoothie
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Recipe type: breakfast, smoothies
Serves: 1 smoothie
 
Ingredients
  • 1½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup strawberries, frozen
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • ½ tablespoon apple cider vinegar (or lemon juice)
  • handful fresh spinach
Instructions
  1. Add ingredients to blender, and blend on high until smooth.
  2. Top with additional chia seeds and strawberry slices if desired.

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Strawberry Spinach Smoothie -- A healthy recipe inspired by my favorite springtime salad! Dairy-free and vegan-friendly.

Make it a great day!

What’s your favorite Springtime food?

Iced coffee, tank tops, or flip flops? All the coffee. All the time.

28 thoughts on “Creamy Strawberry Spinach Smoothie

  1. Ooooh. We do this here BUT Id never ever thought of adding in the Apple cider vinegar!!!
    We will try this morning and I will let you know if we can taste a difference!

  2. i make something similar almost every morning! frozen strawberries are the rest and you can’t even taste the spinach (good for me since i am not a huge fan of veggies)!

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