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Have You Tried These Healthy Green Smoothie Recipes?

Emily Hurd | Jul 11 2021 | Tags: Recipes, Health & Wellness

If you struggle to eat the required amount of fruit and vegetables you need, adding leafy greens into your green smoothie is a great way to increase antioxidants and increase your vitamin intake.

You'll love trying out different combinations of fruits and leafy greens. Try out these healthy green smoothie recipes. Make these green smoothies even simpler by using our Green Smoothie Mix.

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Recipe 1: Detox Spinach Smoothie

Have this smoothie as your first drink in the morning to cleanse and refresh your body. Although this smoothie contains spinach, it has a delicious fruity flavor.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Serving: 1 glass
Calories: 163kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen apple
  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 1 cup chopped spinach
  • 1 lime or orange squeezed
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • Water to add as needed

Prep instructions

Blend starting with the spinach and liquid ingredients for 1 minute until the greens completely break down. Add the other ingredients and blend some more. Serve immediately.

Recipe 2: Pineapple Apple Green Smoothie

Start your day with this delicious and nutritious smoothie using just a few ingredients. You can have this smoothie before breakfast or after a workout session.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Serving: 2 glasses
Calories: 209 kcal per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen apple
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1 orange juiced
  • 2 passion fruits
  • 1 cup chopped spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 1/4 cup water

Prep instructions

Blend your smoothie until all the leafy greens mix to form a velvety smoothie texture. Serve and garnish your smoothie with sesame seeds or chia seeds.

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Recipe 3: Green Cleanse Smoothie

Try this gluten-free, vegan-friendly healthy smoothie recipe for breakfast or as a snack for the whole family. It’s delicious and filling and full of refreshing fruity flavors that you will enjoy.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Serving: 2 glasses
Calories: 266kcal per serving

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cubed pineapple chunks
  • 1 handful frozen spinach
  • 1/2 kiwi
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 2 tbsp hemp hearts
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 1/2 tbsp almond butter

Prep Instructions

In a high-speed blender or food processor, blend all the ingredients for 2-3 minutes to get a smooth and thick smoothie. Serve immediately and garnish with fresh mint and your favorite seeds. 

Recipe 4: Detox Green Smoothie

This dairy-free green smoothie supports liver function and helps remove the free radicals in your body. It’s rich in soluble vegetable fiber, essential oils, minerals and proteins. Try this healthy green smoothie recipe today.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Serving: 2 glasses
Calories: 267kcal per serving

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 2 cups chopped baby spinach
  • 1/2 ripe frozen banana
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 5 sprigs of fresh cilantro with stems removed
  • 2 scoops of unsweetened protein powder

Prep Instructions

Blend all your smoothie ingredients to a smooth consistency. Serve in 2 glasses and enjoy.

Recipe 5: Creamy Detox Smoothie Recipe

This healthy smoothie is full of light and nutrient-rich ingredients with a tasty, creamy flavor. You can have this smoothie on the go or as a quick energy boost during workouts.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Serving: 2 glasses
Calories: 175kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chilled almond milk
  • 2 cups chopped baby spinach
  • 1 cup baby kale
  • 1 cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 cored and chopped green apple
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 cup chopped frozen pineapple
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp honey

Prep Instructions

Blend all your ingredients for about two minutes, then serve. Garnish with chia seeds and enjoy it while it’s cold.

The benefits of a cleansing green smoothie include:

  • More energy for your body
  • Better sleep quality
  • Support weight loss
  • Longer life expectancy
  • Clearer and smoother skin

Add a protein boost to your smoothie

Our whey and vegan proteins are the perfect nutrient-rich addition to your smoothie to provide fuel for the day, and support post-workout recovery.

Adding just one scoop of protein to your smoothie allows you to adapt this recipe to create an even more well-balanced and satisfying meal.

Find out more about our vanilla and chocolate protein smoothie powders:

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Emily is the Director of Member Experience at SmoothieBox and loves creating new recipes to share with our smoothie community. She gets help and ideas from her two toddlers, especially if it involves our Green Super Smoothie. In her spare time she can be found outside with family.

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