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!
- 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
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
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.
Pour into a glass and enjoy! Top with flaxseed or chia seeds if you like.
You need a high quality blender such as a Vitamix or Ninja for best results.
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!
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