Janet Brill, Ph.D., R.D. is a Philadelphia-based nutritionist. Dr. Janet says that you can add a non-nutritive sweetener like stevia, unsweetened cocoa powder, protein powder or chia seeds to this smoothie for an extra boost.


  • 2 Cup fresh spinach (2 handfuls)
  • 1 medium banana (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 Cup fruit (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 Cup mixed berries OR 1 cup of peaches, pineapple and/or mango
  • 1 Cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1 Cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or other low-calorie milk/liquid substitute)


  • Total Time: 6 min
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 1 min
  1. Add all the ingredients in a blender and blend until the smoothie reaches the desired consistency. Add ice to make the smoothie thicker. Add water to make the smoothie thinner. Pour the smoothie into a cup and enjoy!