Green smoothies are the trendiest way to eat your vegetables. But leafy greens like spinach and kale aren’t the only veggies that make for a delicious (and healthy) drink. It’s time to up the veggie ante by blending in mild-tasting frozen cauliflower for extra fiber and vitamin C. This recipe calls for pineapple, banana, spinach, and, you guessed it, cauliflower. It’s the perfect balance of fruit and veggies, the ideal amount of savory and sweet.RELATED: How to Make Cauliflower NuggetsCauliflower is low in calories yet high in vitamins, making it one of the most underrated superfoods. In fact, cauliflower has at least some of nearly every vitamin and mineral your body needs. It’s packed with vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B6, to name just a few. It’s also super high in fiber and a great source of antioxidants. Bottom line: We all need more cauliflower in our lives, and this smoothie is a great place to start.To get our top stories delivered to your inbox, sign up for the Healthy Living newsletter

Karen Rankin
Also appeared in: , January, 2019


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10 mins
10 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • Place chopped pineapple, frozen cauliflower, frozen bananas, spinach, yogurt, and milk in a blender; process on high until mixture is smooth and blended, 30 to 40 seconds, stopping to scrape down sides as needed. Divide among glasses.


Nutrition Facts

227 calories; fat 4g; cholesterol 14g; fiber 5g; protein 14g; carbohydrates 38g; sugars 25g; sodium 102mg; iron 1mg; calcium 233mg.