Maple Banana Green Smoothie – Recipe

Maple Banana Green Smoothie - Recipe

While grabbing our smoothie greens on our last grocery run, I noticed a package of Super Greens salad mix and thought it’d be perfect for our smoothies. A couple smoothies later Aldwin was complaining that our smoothies were tasting “healthier” than usual. :P I had been noticing the peppery flavor as well, and sure enough, the mix contained arugula. Now I love arugula as a side or in a salad, but when you make a berry smoothie, you’re really not expecting to drink a mouth full of arugula.

This Maple Banana Green Smoothie was my apology to my husband. I’ll be honest. I got the idea for the flavor profile from one of my two year old’s snack pouches. She loves it, so I figured it couldn’t be a bad flavor combo, right? The maple flavor completely masks the arugula, so it’s a great recipe to try with some greens you don’t normally like!

Maple Banana Green Smoothie

Yield: 2 servings


  • 2 cups super greens (spinach, kale, arugula, etc)
  • 3 bananas
  • 2 Tbs maple syrup
  • 2 cups liquid


  1. Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.


– To make it cold, use frozen bananas or add a cup of ice. – This taste great using water as the liquid, but try it with almond milk or cow’s milk for a more indulgent treat.

Maple Banana Smoothie

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