20 Healthy Green Smoothie Recipes

You’ll find the below green smoothie recipes are a delicious, nutritious and by far the fastest and easiest way to jump start yourself to a whole new healthy level.

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The green smoothie is a vitamin packed assorted blend of fruit and vegetables. For those who know they need to eat more green leafy vegetables but cringe at the thought of eating broccoli, spinach, kale, or parsley, a green fruit smoothie may be the answer. Green vegetables are one of nature’s biggest antioxidants and disease fighters. 

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You’ll find the below green smoothie recipes are a delicious, nutritious and by far the fastest and easiest way to jump start yourself to a whole new healthy level. 

Gleaming Green Spinach and Lettuce Smoothie

Yield: 2 glasses
Ingredients:
3 cups chopped romaine lettuce (or about 1 head)
2 cups chopped spinach leaves (about half of a large bunch)
½ cup sliced celery
½ cup diced apples (about ½ medium sized whole)
¼ cup diced pear (about 1 medium sized wholes)
½ cup sliced banana
½ tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 cup water
Preparation:
1. Wash all the fruit and vegetables thoroughly before handling
2. Place romaine lettuce, spinach and water in a blender. Blend at low speed until mixture becomes smooth
3. Add celery, apple and pear. Blend mixture at high speed
4. Add the banana and lemon juice
5. Puree until well blended
6. Pour into glasses and serve fresh
Variation:
Add ½ cup each of parsley and cilantro for an even greener smoothie. It’s okay to use the stems.Just chop them up so they don’t damage your blender or smoothie maker.
Add an inch of ginger to recipe for an extra zing.
Smoothie fact:
This smoothie is 7 servings of green vegetables and 3 servings of fruit, so this will help you put more fruit and vegetables in your diet than you normally could in one meal. This well-mixed green smoothie is easy to digest which your body will absorb more quickly and easily. Plus, this smoothie is packed with a variety of vitamins and minerals to keep your blood sugar level throughout the day and to pacify your hunger pangs.

Energy Booster Spinach and Collard Greens Smoothie

Yield: 1 glass
Ingredients:
1 cup fresh spinach
1 cup fresh collard greens
4 whole medium-sized oranges
3 cups pineapple chunks
Preparation:
1. Squeeze the juice from the oranges into the blender. Use this fresh juice as liquid base for blending the spinach and collard greens together. Blend at slow speed until smooth
2. Add the pineapples to the orange and greens mixture and blend at high speed until well mixed
3. Pour and serve immediately
Variation:
Want this smoothie to double as a hot weather thirst quencher? Add 6 ice cubes into the mix and blend until smooth.
Can’t find collard greens? Replace with a cup of chopped kale instead.
Smoothie fact:
Packed with fruit and vegetables that are rich in minerals, proteins and vitamins A, C, E and K, this smoothie is a surefire energy booster that will allow your body to function at an optimal level. It’s a mean, green energy blast in a glass!

Minty Papaya Green Smoothie

Yield: 1 glass
Ingredients:
3 cups spinach leaves
2 cups cubed ripe papaya
1 cup cubed pear
2 tablespoons goji berries (dried or fresh)
10 fresh leaves of mint
1 cup filtered water
Preparation:
1. Pour water into blender. Add papaya first, followed by the pear, berries and mint leaves. Add the spinach last
2. Blend on high speed for approximately 30 seconds or until the smoothie turns into an even and creamy consistency
3. Serve fresh
Variation:
Substitute papaya with an equal part of banana and you’ll still have a creamy smoothie.
Pour smoothie into an airtight container and chill in the refrigerator overnight to make a refreshing morning smoothie meal replacement drink
Smoothie fact:
This smoothie recipe packs in an abundance of protein, folate, magnesium and potassium. It’s also high in vitamins A, B1, B6, C, and K.
Besides its high nutritional value, ripe papaya can also double as a creamy fruit base for any other smoothie.

Green Piña Colada Smoothie

Yield: 4 glasses
Ingredients:
1 cup chopped dandelion greens
4 cups fresh ripe pineapple chunks
½ cup shredded coconut meat
4 tablespoons dried pitted dates
2 cups unsweetened coconut water
2 cups ice cubes
Preparation:
1. Put all ingredients in a blender. Remember to pour in the liquid first add the remaining ingredients and then add the greens last.
2. Blend on high speed until mixed into a creamy and smooth puree
3. Pour into glasses and serve
Variation:
For a nutty taste, add 4 tablespoons raw cashew nuts. Make sure to pick the right cashews (plump, uniform in color, with a nutty and sweet smell).Always soak the nuts first to remove enzyme inhibitors and make them more digestible.
Smoothie fact:
Dandelion greens can be bitter if eaten raw but adding this super green vegetable to the smoothie mix will make it taste like it has a hint of alcohol. Best of all, dandelion greens are said to be the ultimate detox and cleansing green because of their living cleansing properties.

Kiwi Green Smoothie

Yield: 1 glass
Ingredients:
1 cup chopped kale leaves
1 cup chopped Romaine lettuce
1 cup chopped Swiss chard leaves
½ cup sliced ripe bananas
½ kiwi fruit
Juice of ½ lemon
1 cup distilled water
1 teaspoon bee pollen
½ teaspoon maca powder
Preparation:
1. Wash all ingredients thoroughly. Prepare as directed in the recipe
2. Put all ingredients in a blender. Blend at high speed until smooth
3. Pour into a glass and serve immediately
Variation:
Replace water with the same amount of unsweetened coconut water for extra alkaline in your green smoothie.
If kiwis are not in season, substitute with a mango or papaya.
Smoothie fact:
Adding nutritional supplements like bee pollen and macha powder in your green smoothie will increase the health benefits you give your body.

Minty Green Smoothie

Yield: 2 glasses
Ingredients:
1 cup chopped spinach leaves
10 pieces mint leaves
2 whole pitted dates
2 tablespoons raw cashew butter
1 ½ cups distilled water
Preparation:
1. Put all ingredients in a blender. Blend on high speed until smooth
2. Pour into glasses and serve immediately
Variation:
Substitute pitted dates with 1 tablespoon of raw, coconut nectar or raw, agave nectar
Add 1 cup of ice cubes for a cold treat
Smoothie fact:
Mint not only triggers satiety (it makes you feel full!) but also helps flush out digestive tract toxins. It also aids in proper digestion by soothing the intestines and loosening intestinal muscles which canrelieve cramps and other upset stomach symptoms.

Avocado Lime Smoothie

Yield: 1 glass
Ingredients:
1 cup young spinach leaves
½ cup sliced cucumber
½ avocado fruit
3 whole limes
Sweetener (honey, agave or stevia) to taste
6 pieces ice cubes
Preparation:
1. Wash vegetables and fruit thoroughly
2. Pull the stems off the spinach and discard
3. without peeling cut the cucumber into half-inch slices
4. Remove theavocado seed. Using a spoon, scoop out flesh from the peeling
5. Peel and quarter limes
6. In a blender, place cucumber, avocado, spinach and lime. Add ice cubes and desired amount of sweetener
7. Blend all ingredients until smooth
8. Pour into a glass and drink fresh
Variation:
Add ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder to add zing to your smoothie.
If you find your smoothie too thick, add ½ cup of cold distilled water and blend again before serving.
Smoothie fact:
The high pH level of limes help balance the body’s alkaline levels and protect it from diseases and infections.

Tropical Kale Green Smoothie

Yield: 1 glass
Ingredients:
1 cup kale leaves
1 medium sized apple
1 medium sized avocado
¼ lemon fruit
1 tablespoon sliced ginger
A pinch of salt
½ cup distilled water
Preparation:
1. Rinse kale in running water. Tear the leaves into small pieces
2. Without peeling, core and cut the apples
3. Cut the avocado in half, remove seed, and scoop out flesh using a tablespoon
4. Peel lemon and remove seeds
5. Peel ginger and cut into thin slices
6. Put all ingredients in a blender. Blend on high speed until well mixed and smooth.
7. Pour into a tall glass and enjoy!
Variation:
Use limes instead of lemon for a slightly different, sour taste.
Instead of adding a sweetener like honey or agave nectar, add more apples to make it sweeter.
Instead of avocado, use a banana.
Smoothie fact:
Like other green, leafy vegetables, raw kale contains a high concentration of chlorophyll which helps purify and build the blood. It also helps boost your immune system and clear lung and intestinal congestion.

Summer Salad Smoothie

Yield: 1 glass
Ingredients:
10 leaves of mint
10 leaves of sweet basil
10 leaves of coriander
2 cups watermelon chunks
½ small avocado fruit
½ cup cucumber slices
Juice of ½ lime fruit
½ cup distilled water
Preparation:
1. Remove the seeds from watermelon (or use a seedless watermelon)and cut into chunks. Scoop out flesh from the avocado fruit. Cut cucumbers into half-inch slices
2. Put all ingredients in a blender in the following order: mint, basil, coriander, water, watermelon, avocado, cucumber, lime juice. Blend on high speed until smooth
3. Pour into a tall glass and serve
Variation:
Add ½ teaspoon of fennel seeds and ½ cup oats for a more filling version of this smoothie.
Put smoothie inside the freezer to cool it down for a few minutes before serving.
Smoothie fact:
Watermelon and cucumber make a good base combinations for your smoothie because they are filled with water.
Enjoy the goodness of this easy to prepare smoothie recipe that incorporates common kitchen herbs like coriander, mint, and basil.

Apple Broccoli Detox Smoothie

Yield: 2 glasses
Ingredients:
1 cup shredded romaine lettuce
½ cup broccoli heads
1 medium sized apple
½ orange
½ cup distilled water
1 cup ice cubes
Preparation:
1. Rinse greens under running water
2. Peel and core apple. Cut into 1-inch cubes
3. Peel orange. Remove seeds and separate into slices
4. Put all ingredients in a blender. Blend on high speed until thoroughly combined
5. Pour into a glass and serve
Variation:
Add 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley for an added energy kick.
Smoothie fact:
This smoothie recipe is full of fiber, minerals, vitamins and phytochemicals that will clear your digestive system of toxins, improve your mental clarity and brain functioning, and revitalize your body. This is a must-drink for a good detox diet!

Fig and Ginger Smoothie

Yield: 1 glass
Ingredients:
1 cup spinach
1 cup figs (about 4 medium sized fruits)
½ tablespoon chopped ginger
2 whole pitted dates (pre-soaked)
½ cup distilled water
1 cup ice cubes
Preparation:
1. In a blender, add spinach and water. Blend until smooth.
2. Add all remaining ingredients and process until blended smoothly.
3. Pour into a glass and enjoy.
Variation:
Add a tablespoon of flaxseed for an added boost.
Smoothie fact:
Figs are packed with dietary fiber which makes them ideal for losing weight. They’ll make you feel fuller for longer.

Basic Banana Smoothie
Yield: 1 glass
Ingredients:
1 cup chopped kale leaves
2 cups diced ripe bananas
½ cup distilled water
½ cup ice cubes.
Preparation:
1. Rinse kale in running water and clean thoroughly
2. Peel bananas and cut into 1-inch slices
3. Put all ingredients in a blender and mixuntil smooth
4. Pour into a glass and enjoy
Variation:
For a sweeter taste, add 1 piece apple (cored and cut into wedges) into the blender. This will infuse your smoothie with amazing toxin removal properties.
Smoothie fact:
Bananas are high in resistant starch—a type of fiber found in carbohydrate-rich foods—that enhances fat burning.

Poor Man’s Green Smoothie
Yield: 1 glass
Ingredients:
2 pieces apples
1 piece banana
½ piece cucumber
1 cup water
Preparation:
1. Peel, core and cut apples into 1-inch cubes
2. Peel banana and cut into 1-inch slices
3. Without peeling, cut cucumbers into 1-inch cubes
4. Place all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth
5. Pour into a glass and serve immediately
Variation:
To make a cold smoothie, use only ½ cup water and add ½ cup ice cubes. Blend well.
Smoothie fact:
Although cucumber contains a modest amount of nutritional benefits (vitamins A and C and some fiber), this member of the gourd family goes a long way in bulking up food and drinks. It makes you feel full for just a few extra calories.

Green Chocolate Smoothie
Yield: 1 glass
Ingredients:
½ cup chopped kale leaves
1 cup chopped romaine lettuce leaves
½ cup Swiss chard
1 cup sliced ripe bananas
1 teaspoon unsweetened cacao powder
1 tablespoon natural honey
1 cup unsweetened coconut water
Preparation:
1. Rinse and prepare the greens and fruit
2. Peel bananas and cut into 1-inch slices
3. Put all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth
4. Pour into a glass and serve immediately
Variation:
Squeeze in ½ a lemon for an extra kick
Smoothie fact:
Add unsweetened cacao to your smoothie. It will not only make your drink taste good but you’ll also benefit from the appetite suppression properties of cacao. Cacao has chemicals that increase the levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin in the brain which will make you feel full for a longer period of time.

Super Green Smoothie
Yield: 1 glass
Ingredients:
1 cup chopped kale leaves
½ cup Brussels sprouts
½ cup spinach leaves
½ avocado
1 medium sized green apple
½ cup filtered water
½ cup ice cubes
Preparation:
1. Wash and prepare the greens
2. Scoop out the avocado flesh. Discard the seed
3. Without peeling, core the apple and cut into 1-inch cubes
4. In a blender, mix kale, Brussel sprouts, spinach and filtered water until smooth
5. Add avocado, apple and ice cubes. Blend until smooth
Variation:
Add 1 teaspoon chia seeds for an added punch.
Add ½ cup broccoli or clover sprouts for extra greens.
Smoothie fact:
Often overlooked as a weight loss food, Brussel sprouts contain more protein than other green vegetables and are rich in vitamins A, C, B1, B6, E and K. It’s also a good source of dietary fiber, folic acid, iron, and calcium.

Mango and Celery Smoothie
Yield: 1 glass
Ingredients:
1 cup chopped kale leaves
½ cup parsley leaves
1 medium stalk of celery
½ cup ripe mango chunks
1 cup coconut water
Preparation:
1. Wash and prepare greens
2. Cut celery stalk into 1-inch strips to make them easier to blend
3. Put all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth
4. Pour into a glass and enjoy
Variation:
If mangoes are not in season, substitute with another fruit like pineapple or strawberry.
Smoothie fact:
Loaded with kale, parsley, and celery, this super green smoothie is packed full of nutrients and vitamins and tastes good.

Fruity Green Smoothie
Yield: 1 glass
Ingredients:
½ cup chopped kale leaves
½ cup baby spinach leaves
½ cup berries (raspberry or strawberry)
1 cup sliced ripe banana
1 cup pear cubes
1 cup distilled water
Preparation:
1. Pour water, kale and spinach in a blender. Mix until smooth
2. Add remaining ingredients and continue blending until smooth
3. Pour into a glass and serve immediately
Variation:
Top with a dash of cinnamon for an added tastebuzz.
If you want a cold smoothie, use an only ½ cup of water and add ½ cup of ice cubes into the blend.
Smoothie fact:
It’s nice to use berries in your green smoothie because they are high in antioxidants—slowing the aging process by blocking free radical damage.

Green Coconut Smoothie
Yield: 1 glass
Ingredients:
1 cup chopped kale leaves
1 cup sliced ripe bananas
1 teaspoon raw honey
1 cup coconut meat
1 cup coconut water
½ cup ice cubes
Preparation:
1. In a blender, mix all ingredients until smooth

2. Pour into a glass and serve immediately
Variation:
To add even more nutritional value, add 2 tablespoons of organic green barley powder and 1 tablespoon of chia seeds.
Smoothie fact:
Coconut is easy to digest because fewer enzymes are needed to break it down, thus improving the stomach’s ability to absorb minerals and vitamins.



Banana Avocado Green Smoothie
Yield: 1 glass
Ingredients:
1 cup baby spinach
1 cup Swiss chard leaves
1 cup unripe banana chunks
½ medium sized cucumber
½ avocado
1 whole lime
½ cup young coconut meat
1 cup unsweetened coconut water
Preparation:
1. Wash spinach, Swiss chard and cucumber thoroughly in running water. Chop the leaves and cut the cucumber into 1-inch cubes
2. Peel bananas and cut into 1-inch slices
3. Scoop out the flesh of the avocado. Discard the seed
4. Peel the lime and cut into ¼ pieces
5. In a blender, mix spinach, Swiss chard and coconut water until smooth
6. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth and mixed thoroughly
7. Pour into a tall glass and enjoy
Variation:
Add 3-5 mint leaves into the blend for an added punch and cooling effect.
If you want your smoothie cold, chill in the refrigerator before drinking.
To sweeten the drink, add a bit of honey or mix a medium sized cored and cubed red apple when blending.
Smoothie fact:
Raw bananas have more resistant starch than ripe ones. Resistant starch is an important component in weight loss because it inhibits digestion in the small intestines and helps block carbohydrate absorption.


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