Incontinence-friendly Recipe of the Month: Green Smoothie

green-smoothie

After the holiday festivities, many are looking for a healthy reset after the cookies, pies and other sweet treats. Drinking a smoothie packed with fruits and veggies is one of the best ways to ensure your body is getting all essential vitamins. The great thing about smoothie recipes is their versatility, allowing you to mix and match ingredients to fit what you have on hand or your personal preferences. Just be sure to avoid dairy and citrus fruits, since those can exacerbate incontinence symptoms.

Here’s our suggestion for a delicious green smoothie to start the year off right:

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups spinach
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup mango
  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 2 bananas

Directions:

  1. Place the spinach in a blender.
  2. Add water.
  3. Blend together until smooth.
  4. Add mango, pineapple and banana.
  5. Blend until smooth.
  6. Pour into a cup of your choice.
  7. Enjoy!

That’s it! You can see the full recipe here, or check out other yummy combinations for smoothies to enjoy all year long here!