How to make the best green smoothie recipe! A simple green smoothie for beginners that is healthy, tastes amazing, and it's made with 4 ingredients in less than 5 minutes! Plus my tips on meal prepping smoothies!
Put ingredients into the container of a Vitamix blender in the order listed.
Start blending on low speed and increase to high.
Blend on high speed for 50-60 seconds until mixture is smooth.
Pour into glasses and enjoy!
Green smoothie liquid suggestions:
Almond Milk (my personal favorite)
Any percentage of dairy milk
Water (not recommended, but can be used)
Smoothie greens suggestions:
*If you are a beginner when it comes to green smoothies, I suggest using all spinach for the best flavor and texture. You can also use kale, lettuce, etc.Note: 2 cups of spinach equals 85 g, or 3 oz fresh spinach.
Green smoothie fruit suggestions:
**My favorite fruit combination is ½ cup frozen mango and ½ cup frozen pineapple, but feel free to use your favorite fruits. Be aware, if you use darker fruits like blueberries, blackberries, cherries, etc. the color will change and you will likely make a brown smoothie that is delicious but not green in color! :)
Smoothie add-in suggestions:
To increase the nutritional profile of this green smoothie try some of these add ins: