Easy, Delicious, Green Smoothie

Easy, Delicious, Green Smoothie

-Don't let the color deceive you, this smoothie tastes amazing!-

Generally when you hear the word 'smoothie' your mind immediately pictures tantalizing scarlet or fuchsia beverages, not a grotesque green mystery drink. And while I admittedly used to feel the same way when I saw others drinking their forest green concoction from their blender bottle, over the years I have grown quite fond of these formerly 'unappealing' treats and here's why!

Easy Green Smoothie
  • Leafy greens pack a mean nutritional punch as they are filled with many vitamins and minerals that are critical to our health
  • You can fit 2-3 servings of your daily vegetable servings into 1 smoothie
  • So while it may not look the most appetizing, the taste of a smoothie is rarely affected with the addition of greens as they are flavorless
  • Smoothies are a low mess option when looking for an easy meal 
  • They are a better choice than juices since they still contain fiber which is essential for our elimination system
  • Although I prefer fresh, smoothies can be kept in the fridge for up to 3 days... think Grab'n'Go
  • They are easy to digest as they food particles have already begun to break down
  • Regular consumption of green smoothies can lead to increased cravings for green vegetables
  • Children & adults enjoy them to the same extent
  • And finally, the recipe options are endless!

I first found this smoothie at a local co-op when I lived in IL, it was my 'go-to' when finals and papers were crashing down upon me. Wanting to recreate this deliciousness at home I tweaked a few of the ingredients to decrease the amount of sugar/sweetness and now find myself making this smoothie weekly!


Green Smoothie


  1. Wash & dice the apple, then place in a blender
  2. Add in the avocado, lime juice, mint leaves and water and pulse 20-30 seconds
  3. Add the remaining ingredients & blend until smooth
  4. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 3 days

Do you drink green smoothies? If so, what are your favorite recipes? And if not, are you willing to try this recipe?

*If you are on the 21-Day Sugar Detox be sure to omit the honey

XOXO -brit

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