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Green Smoothie Recipes: 21 Of The Best Tasting Green Smoothies!

Holiday Detox Green Apple Smoothie
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Green Smoothie Recipes

These make ahead, simple, tasty, green smoothie recipes are super delicious!

They are perfect for meal prep, your morning meal and can be frozen in advance.

They are an easy way to make sure you are getting healthy nutrients in a drinkable form.

For beginners, see videos and our printable “How To Make The Perfect Green Smoothie” infographic below that provides the perfect formula to make a variety of smoothies.

Are Green Smoothies Good For You

Yes.

What Are The Health Benefits

  • Great source of nutrition i.e. vitamins, minerals and antioxidants
  • Promotes healthy skin, nails and hair
  • Help prevent chronic diseases
  • Rich with chlorophyll
  • Natural weight loss
  • Excellent source of fiber
  • Fat burning
  • Detox cleanse
  • Increased energy
  • Meal replacement
  • Boost fruit & vegetable intake
  • Strengthens immune system
  • Supports healthy gut health
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Reduces cravings
  • Supports eye health
  • Supports healthy pregnancy
  • Easy to make and perfect for kids

Source: Davy&Tracy.com

Is It OK To Drink A Green Smoothie Every Day

Yes. To get your daily recommended serving of fruits and veggies green smoothies make it easy to accomplish that goal.

Balance it out with whole grains, heart-healthy fats, lean protein, and fruits and vegetables.

What Should You Not Put In A Smoothie

  1. Flavoured yogurt
  2. Ice cream
  3. Sherbet
  4. Canned fruit

Can These Smoothies Help Me Lose Weight

Research proves that Green Smoothies are one of the best ways to quickly lose weight.

How Many Times A Day Should You Drink Green Smoothies

If you goal is to lose weight consume 2 green smoothies as a meal replacement per day.

Types Of Green Smoothies

  • Keto
  • Breakfast
  • Paleo
  • Vegan
  • Sweet
  • No sugar
  • Low sugar
  • Dairy free
  • Low carb
  • For diabetics
  • With fruit
  • Low calorie
  • Without banana
  • Post workout

Best Greens For A Smoothie

  • Kale (this is #1)
  • Spinach
  • Parsley
  • Celery
  • Collard
  • Chard
  • Arugula
  • Brocoli
  • Bok choy
  • Zucchini
  • Cucumber
  • Chinese cabbage

Popular Ingredients

  • Cucumber
  • Kale
  • Avocado
  • Spinach
  • Mango
  • Kiwi
  • Beets
  • Blueberry
  • Strawberry
  • Peach
  • Broccoli
  • Pineapple
  • Banana
  • Ginger
  • Celery
  • Veggies
  • Yogurt
  • Mint
  • Apple
  • Matcha
  • Chocolate
  • Cauliflower
  • Peanut butter
  • Coconut water
  • Almond milk
  • Coconut milk

Easy Formula To Make Green Smoothies Perfectly

Download Our How To Make The Perfect Green Smoothie Infographic 

Kitchen Tools To Make Your Green Smoothie

What Is The Best Time To Drink A Green Smoothie

My favourite time of the day is in the morning. However, its a personal preference. You may also prefer before and after a workout, or at lunch or dinner time.

Can I Make My Smoothie The Night Before

Yes you can.

How Long Will A Green Smoothie Last In The Fridge

About 48 hours preferably in a mason jar, however, my personal preference is no more than 12 hours.

Do Smoothies Lose Nutrients Overnight

You will lose some nutrients.

Do High Speed Blenders Destroy Nutrients?

Blending for long periods can produce heat. Blend your fruits for a short period of time will help reduce lost nutrients.

SOURCE: LiveStrong

What Can I Put In My Smoothie For Quicker Weight Loss

  1. Green tea powder
  2. Berries
  3. Chia seeds
  4. Flax seeds
  5. Coconut oil
  6. Cinnamon
  7. Spinach or Kale
  8. Ginger
  9. Oats
  10. Beetroots

See our compiled list below the best smoothies that are also great for energy!

Coconut Green Smoothie (GF & Vegetarian)

Green Smoothie Recipesfrom twopeasandtheirpod.com

A healthy green smoothie with a coconut kick! Love it! Get the recipe.

The Green Drink (VEG & GF)

Green Drinkfrom thefirstmess.com

It’s green, minty, with a nice hit of lime with frozen peaches and mango that creates a light sweet flavour.  Get the recipe.

Mint Chocolate Green Smoothie (Vegetarian)

Mint Chocolate Smoothiefrom foodfaithfitness.com

This smoothie recipe is PACKED with protein and tons of nutrients. It tastes like a mint chocolate chip milkshake! It’s quick, easy and SO healthy! Get the recipe.

Almond Mocha Green Smoothies (VEG & GF)

Almond Mocha Smoothiefrom noshandnourish.com

This recipe looks awesome and taste great! Get the recipe.

Green Warrior Protein Smoothie (VEG, GF, NF, SF, Grain & Refined Sugar Free)

Warrior Protein Smoothiefrom ohsheglows.com

A great meal in a glass! Its so nutritious. It is vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, refined sugar-free, and soy-free. Get the recipe.

Green Detox Smoothie (VEG & GF)

Detox Smoothiefrom gimmesomeovern.com

A delicious and healthy green “detox” smoothie. Get the recipe.

Green Apple Smoothie (VEG, GF & Paleo)

Green Apple Smoothiefrom healthyseasonalrecipes.com

A simple, healthy, vegan green apple smoothie recipe with kale and coconut milk. Its a great recipe to start your day. Get the recipe.

Blackberry Green Smoothie

Blackberry Green Smoothiefrom kitchenconfidante.com

This recipe is sweet from plump blackberries, banana, and frozen pineapple, this smoothie is the perfect drink to help rehydrate and nourish your body. Get the recipe.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Green Smoothie (VEG & GF)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Green Smoothiefrom caitsplate.com

This is one of my favourites! This smoothie is so delicious! Get the recipe.

Berry Protein Green Smoothie (VEG, GF, DF, Refined Sugar Free)

Berry Protein Green Smoothiefrom joyfoodsunshine.com

This Berry Protein Smoothie is made with 6 ingredients and in 5 minutes you will have a delicious & filling smoothie! It’s perfect for breakfast or lunch! Paleo, Vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and no added sweeteners! Get the recipe.

Holiday Detox Green Apple Smoothie (VEG & GF)

Holiday Detox Green Apple Smoothiefrom pinchofyum.com

The Holiday Detox Green Apple Smoothie is nutritious, and perfect for consuming between decadent holiday meals. Get the recipe.

Best Green Smoothie Videos (10 Recipes In Total!)

We compiled 10 green smoothie diet video recipes with over 1 million views that signify how popular these smoothies are. We simply had to share these videos with our readers!

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Written by Rhonda Shade

Rhonda Shade Is the founder of Change In Seconds. A healthy living platform that features clean eating, healthy recipes, meal prep, printable workouts & a unique tracking software to help you achieve a healthy lifestyle.

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