5 Healthy Green Smoothie Recipes

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1. Green Smoothie Recipe with Kale and Romaine Lettuce

Prep time:  2 min
Servings:  2 cups

Ingredients:

  • Kale leaves – 4 leaves
  • Romaine lettuce leaves – 6 leaves
  • Parsley sprigs – 3 sprigs
  • Pineapple – ½ cup
  • Mango – ½ cup
  • 1 – 1 ½ cups of water

How to make a smoothie?

Preparation:
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Serving:
Pour into cups and enjoy this nutritious green smoothie.

Taste Perception:
Great for the green smoothie junkies. Greany – like a liquid salad for beginners in green drink.

Green Smoothie Recipe Variations:

  • Green drink enthusiast could substitute romaine lettuce for spinach, as it has more neutral taste – thus more balanced sense of taste for the green drink beginners.
  • Parsley also could be lowered in quantity due to its strong flavor, so start with just a few sprigs and gradually increase the quantity until you get used to it.
  • Fruits – add more fruits if you are a first timer in green smoothies, and especially in vegetable smoothies.
  • Water could be swapped for a fruit juice. That’s perfect for first timers in green vegetable smoothie. Fresh and sweet fruit juice will positively enhance the taste perception.
  • Water could be cooled, or you can add ice, or even cold tea (green tea, garcinia cambogia tea, hoodia tea, etc).

Benefits of kale smoothies:

  • Given the variations above, this green smoothie recipe could really give you a weight loss boost if you use weight loss teas instead of water.
  • Furthermore you can use this healthy green drink for snack in between meals, or …
  • Substitute a whole meal – let’s say drink 2 cups of this green smoothie for breakfast.

2. Spinach Smoothie Recipe with Kiwi

Prep time:  5 min
Servings:  2 cups

Ingredients:

  • Spinach – 1 1/2 cup fresh
  • Kiwi – 2 peeled
  • Green pear – 1
  • Green apple – 1 cored and chopped (peeled or not – up to your personal taste)
  • Cucumber – 1 peeled and chopped
  • Water – cold 1-1 ½ cups or 15 ice cubes

How to make a green smoothie?

Preparation:
Blend the spinach first and then add the rest of the ingredients. Blend for 1 minute.

Serving:
Pour into cups and enjoy this nutritious green smoothie.

3. Spinach Banana Smoothie

(Green Smoothie Recipe for Toddlers)

Prep time:  2 min
Servings:  1 cup

Ingredients:

  • Spinach – 1 handful
  • 1 banana
  • Fresh or frozen blueberries
  • Cool Fresh Water – ½ cup

How to make a green smoothie for Toddlers?

Preparation:
Blend the spinach first and then add the banana and the berries.

Serving:
Pour into cup with a straw and let your toddler enjoy it.

Taste Perception:
Great for kids. This toddler green smoothie is full of nutrients and extremely delicious.

Green Smoothie Recipe Variations:

  • You can add strawberries and raspberries as well, but pay attention – they have small seeds and are not recommended for children under 1 and for children who are introduces to such berries yet.
  • Instead of water you can use milk or yoghurt – whatever your kid likes.

4. Dr Oz Green Smoothie Recipe – the Green Drink You will Love

With plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables this green drink is a meal in a cup. It can replace your breakfast and with its calorie count of only 100 calories – Dr Oz Green Smoothie is a very low calorie meal and snack option.

Prep time:  8 min
Servings:  3-4 cups

Ingredients:

  • Spinach – 1 big cup or 2 big handfuls
  • Celery – 3 sticks
  • Parsley – 1 bunch
  • Apple – 2 cored (peeled or not – up to your personal taste)
  • Cucumber – 1 medium peeled
  • Lemon – juice from ½ lemon
  • Lime – juice from 1 lime
  • Ginger – 1 teaspoon or ½ inch root peeled

How to make a green drink?

Preparation:
Blend the spinach, celery and parsley first and then add the rest of the ingredients. Blend until smooth.

Serving:
Pour into cups and enjoy this nutritious green smoothie.

Taste Perception:
If you are feeling it too much of a salad in a cup, then add more fruits.

Green Smoothie Recipe Variations:

  • Parsley also could be lowered in quantity due to its strong flavor, so start with just 3-4 sprigs and gradually increase the quantity until you reach a full bunch and get used to its taste.
  • Fruits – add more fruits if you are a first timer in the green drink, and especially in vegetable smoothies.
  • Add more juice – a sweet fruit juice. That would be perfect for first timers in green vegetable smoothie. Fresh and sweet fruit juice will positively enhance the taste perception.

5. Green Smoothie Recipes – Smoothies with Kale and Hemp Seeds

This is one of the easy and simple green smoothies – perfect for green drink starters and weight losers.

Prep time:  2 min
Servings:  2 cups

Ingredients:

  • Kale leaves – 2 cups
  • Hemp seeds – 2 tablespoons
  • Mango – 1 ½ cups
  • Ice cubes – 4 pieces
  • Almond milk – unsweetened 1 cup

How to make a smoothie?

Preparation:
Combine the ingredients in a blender – kale leaves first, mango, hemp seeds and ice next. Blend them until smooth.

Serving:
2 cups healthy green smoothie for beginners and weight losers.

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