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Best Green Smoothie Recipe

This refreshing Green Smoothie recipe features tropical flavors and is a delicious, healthy option for breakfast or as an afternoon snack. Quick and easy to make and super versatile too! Add a scoop of protein powder for an added boost! 
Course Beverage, Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword green smoothie, green smoothie recipe
Servings 1
Calories 248kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

  • ½ cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • ½ cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1 large banana sliced and frozen (fresh can be used in a pinch)
  • 1 cup spinach or kale, packed
  • 1 cup coconut water

Instructions

  • You need a high quality blender (such as a Vitamix or Ninja) and the ingredients listed above. Place all of the ingredients in the blender, (starting with the liquid, followed by the frozen fruit and then spinach) put the lid on and blend until smooth, about 1 to 2 minutes.
    ½ cup frozen pineapple chunks, 1 large banana, 1 cup spinach, 1 cup coconut water, ½ cup frozen mango chunks
    blender with green smoothie ingredients in it ready to blend.
  • Check the consistency of the smoothie. Add additional liquid if it’s too thick and add ice or more frozen fruit if it’s too thin.
    green smoothie in blender with black detailing. the color is bright and vibrant and the smoothie is ready to be served.
  • Pour into a glass and enjoy! Top with flaxseed or chia seeds if you like.
    hand holding green smoothie in ridged glass with greens in the background.

Notes

Tools Needed

You need a high quality blender such as a Vitamix or Ninja for best results.

Smoothie Bowl

Want to make a smoothie bowl instead? Reduced the coconut water or whatever liquid you are using to just 1/2 cup. Blend as directed and pour into a bowl. Top with fresh pineapple, banana slices, shredded coconut, chia seeds, flaxseed – whatever your heart desires!

Nutrition

Calories: 248kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 279mg | Potassium: 1418mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 3829IU | Vitamin C: 94mg | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 2mg