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Banana Smoothie + Pineapple + Spinach {Fodmap friendly}

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There is nothing better than a green banana smoothie in the morning. I didn’t use to feel that way though. Drinking spinach was never a plan of mine until I started a low fodmap diet. I started sharing my stomach issues a few weeks back and have decided to share my drinks and food concoctions along the way. This is one of my favorites! While banana is considered a low fodmap fruit, too much of it constipates me so I have to be careful how many bananas I eat. I am sure you are glad to know about my constipation issues. haha . My husband called me the other day from work after he read my post about “poop” (he never reads my blog so I was shocked when he called about it) and said, “have you lost your mind talking about poop on your blog!?” I asked him why all of a sudden he is reading my posts and he said, “well, the title read – lets talk about poop….so I was curious.” Geesh, that’s what I have to share to get him interested ;).

banana smoothie + pineapple + spinach {fodmaps friendly}

Ingredients to mix in blender:

2 cups unsweetened almond/coconut lactose free milk (or water)

3 ice cubes

1 banana

1/2 cup pineapple

1/2 cup plain greek yogurt

1/2 cup chopped fresh spinach (I usually grab a small handful)

*This makes enough to fill my 20 ounce sip & go cup 

Banana pineapple Spinach smoothie {foodgawker}-1

I have never been good at getting my daily dose of fruits and vegetables and I must say, this idea of blending them together 1x a day is perfect for me. I try to mix them up though, sometimes I use water and other times I use the lactose free almond/coconut milk *unsweetened*. Water supposedly digests easier but I didn’t feel a difference when I used the milk. It’s gets a little boring using just water. Looking for other Fodmap friendly recipes, be sure to check out our kitchen page.

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3 Comments

  1. Too funny! My hubby doesn’t read my blog either, but all his co-workers do! So he does hear if I reveal any family secrets ๐Ÿ™‚ Your smoothie sounds terrific!

  2. My neighbor made this for me, it’s delicious! I keep forgetting to buy almond milk. Regular milk gives me, ahem. stomach issues.
    I’m glad to have all the ingredients listed, thanks!