Shamrocks and Gold Smoothie

Shamrocks and Gold Smoothie

Dairy foods like milk, cheese, and yogurt are rich in calcium, protein, and vitamins to help build strong bones and teeth. Eating dairy foods can lower your risk of developing a disease called osteoporosis that occurs when bones become weak and break easily. Calcium also keeps your nerves, heart, and muscles healthy, and may help regulate your blood pressure.  

Shamrocks and Gold Smoothie
Yield: 4 servings
  • ½ cup fresh spinach
  • ⅔ cup 100% apple juice
  • 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks, no sugar added
  • 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 banana, gently rubbed under cold running water


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Gently wash spinach under cold running water. If spinach is marked "pre-washed" or "ready-to-eat", use the spinach without further washing.
  3. Place the apple juice and spinach leaves into a blender. Blend well.
  4. Add remaining ingredients to the blender. Blend until smooth.
  5. Store leftovers in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to four days.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serving Size (1/4 of recipe):
  • Calories 140
  • Total Fat 1g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 45mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 30g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Total Sugars 23g, includes 4g Added Sugars
  • Protein 4g
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 10%
  • Iron 8%
  • Potassium 8%
Nutrition Software Used: 
ESHA Food Processor