Getting all the green you need into your diet isn’t always easy – and no, cannabis doesn’t count towards your leafy green goal. Not everyone can down endless amounts of kale chips and spinach salads, especially since they make your mouth feel like you just mowed the lawn! If you’re looking for an easier way to ensure a healthier diet, smoothies may be the answer.
At Green Gone Detox, we gathered a roundup of some delicious and healthy green smoothie recipes for you to try. Check out these simple green smoothie recipes and discover how to make drinking your greens more palatable than ever!
• Orange, Spinach, Banana
Sometimes, the answer to getting in those leafy green essentials is by hiding them in something tasty. If you love oranges and bananas, sneaking in some spinach is quick and easy. These two fruits have such powerful flavors we promise you won’t notice anything green but the color.
- 1 Cup Spinach Leaves
- ¾ Cup Coconut Water
- ½ Banana
- 1 Peeled Orange
- ½ Peeled Lemon
- 1 Serving Supergreens Supplement (Optional)
Blend the coconut water, orange, and spinach until everything is smooth. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend again. Prevent this healthy green smoothie recipe from getting chunky with a high-powered blender.
• Strawberry Pomegranate
A two-layer drink, this green smoothie recipe is full of powerful ingredients and antioxidants! While we recommend using a banana for a thicker result, you can also use Greek yogurt or avocado.
- 1 Frozen Banana (Or Greek Yogurt)
- 1 Cup Strawberries
- ½ Cup Coconut Water
- ¼ Cup Pomegranate
- ½ Frozen Banana (Or Greek Yogurt)
- 1 Cup Spinach
- ¼ Cup Coconut Water
Blend all the ingredients for the pink layer first and pour into a glass. Rinse your blender, and then blend all the ingredients for the green layer next. Pour the green layer onto the pink layer and top with a few pomegranate seeds to complete this simple green smoothie recipe.
• Green Protein Smoothie
If you need a meal with a bit more of a protein punch, choose this healthy green smoothie recipe! You can have it just before or after your workout to keep your energy high.
- 1 Serving Supergreens Supplement
- ½ Cup Grapefruit Juice
- 1 Cup Baby Spinach
- 1 Chopped Sweet Apple
- 1 Cup Chopped Cucumber
- 1 Medium Celery Stalk
- 3 Tablespoons Hemp Hearts
- ⅓ Cup Frozen Mango
- 2 Tablespoons Mint Leaves
- 1 ½ Teaspoons Coconut Oil
- 4 Ice Cubes
Add all the ingredients from this simple green smoothie recipe into your blender at once and blend until smooth. Enjoy!
• Vegan Mango Coconut
One of the easiest recipes on this list, the vegan option is a healthy green smoothie recipe that’s also ideal as a post-workout detox snack.
- 1 Cup Frozen Mango
- 1 Cup Spinach or Avocado
- ½ Medium Banana
- ½ Cup Orange Juice
- ½ Cup Ice Cubes
- ¾ Cup Coconut Milk (Or Almond Milk)
Blend all the ingredients at once, and then enjoy!
You can modify this simple green smoothie recipe to get more fiber and protein with an additional tablespoon of coconut butter and ground flaxseeds.
• Green Keto Smoothie
You might think that going keto limits your smoothie options, but we’re here to tell you that’s simply not true! With this healthy green smoothie recipe, you can cut down on the carbs and still get all the nutrients you need in one tasty treat.
- ½ Avocado
- ¼ Cup Coconut Milk (Or Heavy Cream)
- ¼ Cup Spinach
- ¼ Cup Protein Powder
- 1 Stalk of Fresh Mint
- 2 Tablespoons Unsalted Pistachios
- 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- 1 Teaspoon Alternative Sweetener
- 4-5 Ice Cubes
Blend all the ingredients at the same time, and then serve!
If you find this is just too much smoothie for you, substitute the coconut milk/heavy cream for some water or tea and cut the amount of protein powder in half.
• Snickerdoodle Cookie Smoothie
Who doesn’t love a warm snickerdoodle fresh from the oven? If you’ve got a craving for this sweet treat, our healthy green smoothie recipe can help satisfy it without introducing unhealthy sugars and preservatives into your daily diet.
- 1 Frozen Banana
- 1 Handful of Spinach
- ½ Small Avocado
- ¼ Cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
- ½ Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- ¼ Teaspoon Cinnamon
Simply blend all the ingredients together and serve.
For a little more sweetness, try using vanilla almond milk. You can also add a low-calorie sweetener, as well as a couple of extra drops of vanilla extract for even more robust flavors.
• Banana Mango Oatmeal
You might not be into healthy green smoothie recipes, and that’s OK! With this alternative, you can still get those super greens without having to drink your meal. Check out this bonus recipe for an oatmeal-style blend that will become your new favorite breakfast.
- 1 Banana
- ½ Cup Fresh Mango
- 3 Handfuls Baby Kale
- 2 Tablespoons Hemp Seeds
- ½ Cup Almond Milk
- Pinch of Sea Salt
- 3-4 Ice Cubes
Blend all of the above ingredients together and pour the mixture into a bowl. Layer your favorite fruits and nuts on top. We love adding a few slices of mango, some raspberries, a scoop of almond butter, and a drizzle of honey!
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