Reflux Friendly Cooking: St. Patrick's Day Green Smoothie

by Tracy Davenport, Ph.D. Health Writer

Reflux Friendly Cooking is a weekly feature that will be full of quick and easy food ideas that are acid reflux friendly and can be easily modified to meet the needs of everyone in your family Each week I'll provide a simple menu that is designed for easy digestion. I'll also give you suggestions on how to modify the same recipe for others in your family without acid reflux disease. Bon Appétit!

St. Patrick's Green Smoothie. St. Patrick's Day has come to be associated with everything Irish, especially anything green and lucky. Here's hoping this green drink will bring you good health and good luck.


1 frozen banana

1 cup coconut milk

1 cup spinach

1/2 cup frozen mango pieces

1/4 of an avocado, peeled

1 tsp. lime juice


Peel a banana, place it is a plastic freezer bag and place it in the freezer until it is frozen solid (about six hours). In a blender, mix the coconut milk, spinach, mango, avocado, lime juice and the frozen banana. Blend on medium about 30 seconds (until the spinach pieces are very small). Pour into a festive glass and enjoy!

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
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