10 Delicious Green Smoothie Recipes You Must Try

Even though the greens make our meals extra nutritional, we do not prefer to have it because of the difference in taste. It is the common habit of human being to sneak in greens to make the meals healthy. And we are no stranger to making our smoothies any different either. But it is rarely likely that we enjoy our greens in our smoothies. Yes, we do take a sip or a few just cause of the nutrient factor, but it is not on a usual basis, and we always shy away from it whenever we get a chance. So, here are a few ways to make your smoothie both healthy and tasty at the same time, some recipes you can always try out.

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Strawberry Pomegranate Green Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • Green Layer
  • Half cup banana
  • One cup spinach
  • Quarter cup pomegranate
  • Quarter cup coconut water
  • Pink Layer
  • One cup strawberries
  • One frozen banana
  • Half cup coconut water

Directions:

Add the ingredients for the pink layer in the blender and blend it till you get the thick creamy texture. Pour it into the serving glass. Add the ingredients for the green layer and repeat till you get the thick creamy texture again. Now pour the green layer over the pink layer, and you are ready to go.


Snickerdoodle Green Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • One frozen banana
  • One handful spinach
  • Quarter cup almond milk (unsweetened)
  • Quarter teaspoon cinnamon
  • Half avocado
  • Half teaspoon vanilla

Directions:

Add the frozen banana, spinach, almond milk and blend till it smoothens. Now add the rest of the ingredients and blend till you get a thick, creamy and smooth mix. Pour it into the serving glass, and you are ready to go.


Spinach Orange Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • One peeled orange
  • One cup spinach
  • Half cup banana
  • Quarter cup coconut water
  • One tablespoon hemp seeds
  • Ice

Directions:

Add all the ingredients into the blender with a few ice cubes and blend it to combine for a twenty seconds on high. Depending on the consistency that you need the drink to be, add coconut water and blend it for a few more seconds. Now pour it into the serving glass and enjoy. With the ingredients available all round the year, it would be a great drink to serve when you have guest over and for yourself.


Ginger-Orange Green Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • One cup of fresh spinach
  • One and a half cup of filtered water
  • Four romaine leaves (if available)
  • Two navel oranges
  • Couple of knobs of fresh ginger
  • One cup of peeled cucumber (if needed)
  • Two ripe bananas

Directions:

Rinse the vegetables and chop it into pieces and prep it well to blend. If you do not have a high-powered blender, blend the romaine and spinach till it becomes creamy and smooth. If you do have a high powered blender, put every ingredient in and blend it until the mix is smooth and creamy. Pour it into the serving glass and enjoy the drink.


Flax and Oats Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • Three-quarter cup of milk
  • Two handfuls of fresh spinach
  • Half banana
  • Half scoop of Vega Choc-a-lot
  • Quarter cup raw rolled oats
  • One tablespoon flax
  • Ancient Granola toppings as needed

Directions:

If you have a high powered blender, throw everything in except the Ancient Granola toppings and blend it till it is smooth. Otherwise, add the spinach and Vega Choc-a-lot and blend them smoothly. Then add the rest of the ingredients and blend them till it becomes creamy and smooth. Pour it into the serving glass. Top the drink with the required amount of Ancient Granola and serve.


Peachy Green Protein Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • One cup frozen peaches
  • Two scoops DailyBurn Fuel-6 in Vanilla
  • Half cup frozen pineapple
  • One cup almond milk (unsweetened)
  • Half cup banana
  • One tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • Two cups kale

Directions:

Add peaches, pineapple and banana in a blender and blend it till it becomes smooth. Now add the rest of the ingredients and repeat the process. If you have a high-powered blender, you can put all the ingredients at once and blend them until smooth. Now pour the drink into a glass and serve.


Kale Pina-Covado Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • Two large handfuls of kale (50 grams)
  • One-quarter cup of pineapple
  • Two third of vanilla almond milk (unsweetened)
  • Half cup ripe avocado
  • One scoop of protein powder
  • Ice cube based on requirement

Directions:

Take a blender and if it is high-powered, throw all the ingredient in it and blend it until it smoothens. If you do not have a high-powered blender, add the kale, pineapple and avocado first and blend them. Add the rest of the ingredients and repeat the same. Pour it into the serving jar and serve cold.


Vegan Mango-Coconut Green Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • One cup fresh spinach
  • Half banana
  • One cup frozen mango chunks
  • Half cup orange juice
  • Three-fourth cup of canned coconut milk
  • One tablespoon coconut butter (optional)
  • One tablespoon ground flaxseed (optional)
  • Chopped mango or coconut (topping)
  • Ice cubes

Directions:

Add all the ingredients into a blender and blend it till it is creamy and smooth. Pour it into a serving glass and top it with the chopped mango or coconut and serve it cold.


Leprechaun Protein Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • Half cup avocado
  • Quarter cup coconut milk
  • Quarter cup fresh spinach
  • Quarter cup protein powder
  • Two tablespoons of pistachio nuts
  • Half tablespoon vanilla extract
  • Half cup ice cubes

Directions:

Wash the spinach and mint, and add it to the blender with all the other ingredients. Put it on high and blend it until smooth. Pour the drink into a serving glass and enjoy.


Blueberry and Peanut Butter Green Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • One and a half cup of fresh spinach
  • One ripe banana
  • Quarter cup yogurt
  • One cup frozen blueberries
  • Half tablespoon peanut butter
  • One tablespoon chia seeds

Directions:

Add all the ingredients in the blender and blend it until smooth. Depending on the consistency you need, add blueberries and repeat. Once blended, add chia seeds and pulse a few times. Pour it into the glass and serve.

Conclusion

Smoothies are one of the best drinks to beat the summer heat and it also helps you stay healthy at the same time. Now, take a look at some of these ingredients and help yourself with a nice glass of green smoothie. More healthy food ideas? Check out 8 Breakfast Ideas to Refresh Your Day.

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