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Green Smoothie Recipe – Tea Coffee & Drinks

Green Smoothie is a refreshing and nutrient-dense detox drink made with healthy greens, veggies, and fruits. The recipe I have shared here shows you how to make the best Green Smoothie with easy step-by-step instructions for you to try and enjoy at home.

I have also added a detailed video of this recipe to show the making process visually clear. This Green Smoothie is one of the healthy options to boost your overall immunity, cleanse away the toxins, to keep you full for longer to achieve your weight loss goals. And it is a perfect vegan-friendly drink that can also be enjoyed as a nourishing treat for hot summer days.

Green Smoothie in Serving Jar
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What is Green Smoothie?

Green Smoothie is a power-packed and nutrient-dense healthy drink. It is usually the blend of greeny leaves, vegetables, and fruits loaded with minerals, vitamins, and fiber. These Green Smoothies are great for morning breakfast, before or after work out, or as a healthy alternate to one of your regular meals.

While many of you know greeny leaves and veggies are good, adding them into our diet regularly also has a lot of health benefits to our bodies. Even though leafy greens have powerful nutrients using them alone to make a smoothie delivers a bitter taste. So the combination of healthy fruits, veggies, and fats makes the smoothie appetizing and delicious.

Also, the ingredients that we use here help to boost our immunity, keep away from infection, cleanse and detoxify our body, and are also a great healthy option for weight loss.

Ingredients

The ingredients you will need to make this Green Smoothie are minimal and you can also customize it according to your preferences. So let’s see what you will need to make this drink.

Green Smoothie Ingredients on a table
  • Spinach – Rich source of vitamins and minerals that helps to boost your immune system and also keeps you full for longer
  • Cucumber – Water in cucumber keeps you hydrated and also loaded with nutrients like potassium, magnesium and vitamin K
  • Parsley – powerful natural diuretic and also helps to promote bone health
  • Mint Leaves – Good source of anti-inflammatory properties helps to heal inflammation
  • Mango Pulp – Rich in fiber, antioxidants that helps in digestion, health hair, skin and may support cardio vascular health
  • Banana – Rich in antioxidants, may aid weight loss and keeps you full for long as well
  • Almond Milk – Loaded with vitamin E and loaded with healthy fats. Even though I have used amond milk here, you can aslo use other non dairy or dairy products as the liquid base

How to make Green Smoothie?

The I have shared here is a healthy and detox-friendly Green Smoothie that can be recipe whipped up in under 5 minutes. Here I have added more greens than fruits to maintain the health benefits of green leaves. But you can also add more fruits like apples, and berries for more sweetness.

Green Smoothie in a Serving Jar

Following are the high-level instructions to make this drink but for detailed step-by-step instructions, please check out the recipe card below.

  • Add the ingredients – In the blender jar, add spinach, cucumber, banana, mango, water and almond milk
  • Blend – Close the lid and grind until everything turns smooth on a blender
  • Remove and pour – Remove the jar from the blender and pour the green smoothie into a serving glass. Now the healthy detox smoothie is ready for you to taste and enjoy
  • Serve – Serve this healthy Green Smoothie for breakfast that keeps you energized for the rest of the day

Tips

  • For a healthy smoothie – Adding more fresh green leaves helps us to make a healthy, vitamin, mineral, and fiber-rich smoothie
  • To avoid bitterness Fruits like banana, mango, pineapple, strawberries, and other berries will naturally sweeten your smoothie
  • Healthy liquid options – Here I have almond milk here but you can also use coconut milk, coconut water, or regular whole milk to make this smoothie
  • Add natural fats – Even though I have added only bananas here, you can also use avocado for a healthy dose of fat. You can also add coconut oil, ghee, or other nuts for a healthy fat
  • Boost with healthy veggies – You can also add carrots, beetroot, celery for additional health benefits
  • Optional supplements – Adding protein powders, maca powders, or other superfoods to increase the nutritional value of the smoothie
  • Natural herbs and spices – Parsley, mint leaves give a unique taste and flavor profile to your smoothie and you can also use ginger, cinnamon powder, cumin seeds for a warm and aromatic flavor. Apart from that they also a rich source of antioxidants, anti-inflammatory properties

Benefits

Are Green Smoothies are really that good for you? It is the main question that gets into our minds. According to WebMD, Green Smoothies are,

  • Helps to maintain digestive health
  • Fiber rich green leaves and fruits helps to keep you fiull for longer which is an important factor for weight loss
  • Vitamin K in the leafy greens will helps to maintain good bone health
  • Leafy greens are rich in Vitamin C which helps to boost immunity, infections and cleanse your body from toxins

Calories

This Green Smoothie that I have shared here contains 142 calories per serving and it is an estimation by the nutrition calculator. The calorie count may vary, if change or add any of the ingredients. You can also find the detailed nutritional information in the recipe card below.

Storage Suggestions

You can store this smoothie in the refrigerator for up to 2 days in a closed container. But I would suggest making them as fresh as possible to enjoy their full benefits.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this healthy smoothie for breakfast or instead of any meal to keep you fuller for longer. You can enjoy it before or after a workout, or grab and go lunch.

You could also find similar smoothie recipes below and More healthy drinks recipes and detox drinks recipes:

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Green Smoothie Recipe video

I have also shared a detailed video of this Green Smoothie Recipe below that I hope will help you to make a healthy drink at home.

📖 Recipe

Green Smoothie in a serving jar

Green Smoothie

Yield:
2 cup

Prep time:
5 minutes

Total Time:
5 minutes

Green Smoothie is a refreshing and nutrient-dense detox drink made with healthy greens, veggies, and fruits. This Green Smoothie is one of the healthy options to boost your overall immunity, cleanse away the toxins, keep you full for longer to achieve your weight loss goals. And it is a perfect vegan-friendly drink that can also be enjoyed as a nourishing treat for hot summer days.

Ingredients

  • 1½ cup Spinach, loosely packed

  • ½ Parsley Leaves

  • 3 tbsp Mint Leaves

  • ½ cup Mango Pulp

  • 1 Banana, frozen

  • 1 Cucumber

  • ½ cup Almond Milk

  • 1 cup Water

Notes

  1. For a healthy smoothie – Adding more fresh green leaves helps us to make a healthy, vitamin, mineral, and fiber-rich smoothie
  2. To avoid bitterness Fruits like banana, mango, pineapple, strawberries, and other berries will naturally sweeten your smoothie
  3. Healthy liquid options – Here I have almond milk here but you can also use coconut milk, coconut water, or regular whole milk to make this smoothie
  4. Add natural fats – Even though I have added only bananas here, you can also use avocado for a healthy dose of fat. You can also add coconut oil, ghee, or other nuts for a healthy fat
  5. Boost with healthy veggies – You can also add carrots, beetroot, celery for additional health benefits
  6. Optional Supplements – Adding protein powders, maca powders, or other superfoods to increase the nutritional value of the smoothie
  7. Natural Herbs and spices – Parsley, mint leaves give a unique taste and flavor profile to your smoothie and you can also use ginger, cinnamon powder, cumin seeds for a warm and aromatic flavor

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 2

Serving Size: 1 cup

Amount Per Serving:

Calories: 142Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 108mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 7gSugar: 17gProtein: 6g

Disclaimer: Nutrition information comes from third-party apps and calculators. The information is purely an estimate and provided for information purposes only. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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FAQ

What is Green Smoothie?

Green Smoothie is a power-packed and nutrient-dense healthy drink. It is usually the blend of greeny leaves, vegetables, and fruits loaded with minerals, vitamins, and fiber. These Green Smoothies are great for morning breakfast, before or after work out, or as a healthy alternate to one of your regular meals.

Is Green Smoothie Really good for your health?

Yes, it is a nutrient-rich drink that has a lot of health benefits in maintaining good cardio health, digestion, bone health, glowing skin, and much more.

What is the best time to drink Green Smoothie?

This healthy smoothie for breakfast or instead of any meal to keep you fuller for longer. You can enjoy it before or after a workout, or grab and go lunch.

Why my Green Smoothie is bitter in taste?

Adding a lot of green leaves makes the smoothie bitter in taste which is natural and healthy. But you can try adding apples, berries, pineapple, and berries to tone down the bitterness.

I hope you enjoyed the recipe that I have shared here and I would love to hear from you on how it turned out for you. Please let me know.

If you have any other questions, feel free to post them in the comment section below and I will try to get back to you as soon as possible.

Enjoy!

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