Green Smoothies: 20 Recipes That Everyone Is Sure To Love

You probably already know all about green smoothies. They are those kind of gross looking smoothies that taste surprisingly amazing and have so many healthy ingredients! What could possibly be better than starting your day with a drinkable blend of healthy fruits and vegetables? The best part about green smoothies is that you can literally put whatever you want in them. Most people use spinach or kale in their smoothies, but you can also use spirulina or arugula. All of those are filled with so many vitamins! Then the options for fruits are endless! Want a tropical taste? Try mango and pineapple! Want to get some antioxidants? Try a mixed berry blend! Fun extras to add to your smoothie include chia seeds and flaxseed, which both add a ton of protein! All you have to do is put all your favorite ingredients in a blender, get them blended, throw it in your favorite travel cup and head to work. You’ll get tons of nutrients without feeling like you’re eating vegetables. Not sure where to even start with your green smoothies? Well, we are here for you! We have brought you 20 green smoothie recipes that make you want to get your blender out every morning.

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20 Grapefruit Green Smoothie


Grapefruits are considered a breakfast superfood. They are known to increase your metabolic rate and contain bioflavonoids that prevent diseases, such as cancer and heart disease. They are on the tart side, but they are delicious! Minimalist Baker has brought us a wonderful grapefruit green smoothie so you can start your morning right! You just mix grapefruit, apple, banana, and spinach with some ice cubes and almond milk. You can even add some ginger. These are all very healthy and delicious ingredients that you are going to love together!

This recipe is even gluten-free and vegan.

If you are looking for a healthy smoothie with a tart and refreshing taste, but a ton of health benefits, this recipe is for you!

Get the recipe here.

19 Strawberry Pomegranate Green Smoothie

Those of you who love to cut up a pomegranate and eat the seeds, this recipe is for you! Fun fact, the seeds of pomegranates are actually called arils and they are packed with health benefits! They can lower blood pressure, improve memory, fight cancer, and they are good for your heart. Not to mention they are filled with tons of other vitamins and minerals. Pretty Little Apron came up with a great strawberry pomegranate green smoothie. They even show you how to layer it. There is a pink layer that has your strawberry, banana, and coconut water and a green layer that has your spinach and pomegranate. You will feel like a health food master with this one!

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18 Green Smoothie With Lime And Cucumber

How refreshing does a lime and cucumber smoothie sound? Both are incredibly refreshing fruits that come with their fair share of health benefits. Limes lower the risk of stroke, assist with weight loss, and boost immunity. Cucumbers protect your brain, contain a lot of water to keep you hydrated, and have tons of antioxidants. Put all those benefits together with some spinach and banana and you’ve got a great recipe from Feasting Not Fasting.

It contains 25% of your daily required fiber and nine grams of protein.

There is no healthier way to start your day than a green smoothie like this!

Get the recipe here.

17 Blueberry And Peanut Butter Green Smoothie


Now it’s time for a fun one! This smoothie brought to you by blogger Amanda K by the Bay isn’t literally “green” but it is still filled with plenty of healthy ingredients. First of all, we’ve got peanut butter. Who doesn’t love peanut butter? Next, there are blueberries, which have the highest antioxidant capacity of any commonly consumed fruit or vegetables. Pretty cool, right? Then you just throw in a banana, spinach, yogurt, chia seeds and you’ll have a deep purple, delicious looking, super healthy smoothie. Sneaking that peanut butter in there will make this feel like a little indulgence you don’t have to feel bad about. It will be way better than that croissant you were going to have!

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16 Green Warrior Protein Smoothie


Get ready, this recipe will literally make you a “green warrior.” It is packed with so many fruits and veggies, you won’t be able to keep up! Oh, She Glows came up with this recipe that is all-natural, vegan, and has 17 grams of protein. The veggies in this one are kale, celery, cucumber. The fruits are a mix of grapefruit juice, an apple, and mango. How good do all of those sound?!

This recipe calls for algae oil and hemp hearts, which are awesome health foods packed with omega fatty acids.

You will feel ready to take on the world after this one!

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15 Healing Cranberry Cleanser

Chances are, cranberries aren’t a huge staple in your diet. They should be though! Those little red berries are low-calorie, great for your cholesterol, and can even prevent stroke! Simple Green Smoothies has come up with a great way to get cranberries into your day. They call it a “healing cleanser” and it contains cranberries, kale, water, oranges, and bananas. It is so simple but so healthy! This smoothie will give you plenty of energy, as well as give you your fair share of vitamins, fiber, antioxidants. You’ll want to find even more ways to get cranberries into your diet on the daily!

Get the recipe here.

14 Vegan Detox Green Monster Smoothie

This next one is another amazing mix of the healthiest fruits and vegetables! Ambitious Kitchen has brought us an awesome vegan detox smoothie. It includes strawberries, which are not only delicious, but they are super healthy. Strawberries reduce hypertension, prevent cancer, boosts immunity and brain function, the list goes on! Who knew these little delicious fruits could be so beneficial?

You also throw in some kale, cucumber, and almond milk and you’ve got a great detox drink that will make you feel better about all those tacos you ate yesterday.

They also suggest throwing in some peanut butter, blueberries, or ginger. The options are endless to get a healthy, detox smoothie in your daily life!

Get the recipe here.

13 Blackberry Lime Green Smoothie


Blackberries are another teeny tiny berry packed with tons of health benefits. They can slow the growth of cancer, fight infection, and boost immunity. The Recipe Critic has taken these super berries and made them into an awesome smoothie. The recipe also calls for limes, which have their share of benefits. They reduce your risk of stroke, help your skin, and manages diabetes. Put these two superstars together and you have got the healthiest smoothie around! Just add some spinach and Greek yogurt. The nice flavor of the blackberries, tart flavor of the limes, and health benefits of all the ingredients means you need to try this one now!

Get the recipe here.

12 Kale And Pineapple Healthy Breakfast Smoothie


Have you been waiting for a tropical green smoothie? Well, we’ve got it for you! What’s one of the most tropical fruits you can think of? Pineapple! You can just picture sitting on the beach, drinking a smoothie out of a pineapple. Well Plated by Erin has used pineapple and kale to make the most delicious sounding smoothie ever!

Pineapples are not just good on pizza!

Pineapple can actually improve your vision, improve bone health, and speed up the healing process. They are also filled with all types of vitamins! Just like all the other smoothies, you just throw all a bunch of other delicious, healthy ingredients to start your day off right!

Get the recipe here.

11 Anti-Inflammatory Cherry Smoothie

Picture a bowl full of wonderful, picture perfect cherries. How great does it look? Is your mouth watering yet? Cherries are yet another little fruit packed with benefits. They support healthy sleep patterns, reduce inflammation, and are packed with vitamin C and fiber. Strength and Sunshine has taken these yummy little fruits and blends them with escarole. Don’t know what escarole is? Neither did we. It is actually a salad green that has crazy amounts of vitamin A, folate, and calcium. You learn something new every day! The recipe also calls for some anti-inflammatory spices. Overall, this smoothie will just make you feel amazing!

Get the recipe here.

10 Chocolate Green Smoothie

Yes, you read that right. You can get chocolate in a healthy, green smoothie! Believe it or not, chocolate actually has great benefits. Chocolate actually boosts your mood for more reasons than it just tastes good! It actually create endorphins and serotonin that improve overall happiness. How awesome is that?! Think of it next time you feel about eating chocolate. Ditch The Carbs has brought us a chocolate green smoothie that sounds amazing. You just blend cocoa powder, spinach, coconut cream, and whatever berry you want! This recipe is a great way to get your chocolate cravings out of your system, without totally blowing your diet.

Get the recipe here.

9 Peach Green Smoothie

Adding peach to a green smoothie sounds so incredibly sweet and refreshing right now! Fun fact, one peach contains only 30-35 calories and no fat. You can eat a few with no guilt, or throw them in a smoothie. Blogger What The Fork created the most delicious sounding peach green smoothie you’ve ever seen.

It includes peaches, coconut milk, a clementine, honey, and some spinach.

It sounds like it has just the right amount of sweetness and healthiness. It is what every green smoothie recipe strives to be. If you are a fan of peaches, and their health benefits, give this one a try!

Get the recipe here.

8 Spinach Smoothie With Avocado and Apple


Avocado lovers, unite! We know you’re out there. Who doesn’t love the rich, buttery, creamy flavor of an avocado? Avocados are actually a wonderful ingredient to add to green smoothies. It adds to the texture and the green coloring. And they are packed with health benefits! Avocados actually have more potassium than bananas and have so many “healthy” fats. Real Simple has a super easy avocado green smoothie recipe that you have to try! It also includes kale and apple. Yum! If you’re looking for more ways to add avocado to your diet, even in your breakfast, try them in your smoothies!

Get the recipe here.

7 Piña Colada Kale Smoothie


Do you like piña colada and getting caught in the rain? So do we! Piña coladas are a favorite tropical beverage to enjoy on vacay.

Want to get your fix when you’re not lounging on a chair at a picture perfect beachfront?

Whole Health Hacks has brought you a pina colada kale smoothie that honestly sounds amazing! It takes out the unhealthiness of the drink and coconut cream and replaces it with kale and coconut water. Not actually a bad swap! If you find yourself dreaming of sandy, white beaches on your way to work, try sipping on one of these while you’re at it!

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6 Chocolate Blueberry Basil Smoothie


You might be thinking to yourself “Chocolate and blueberry, great! Basil, though?”. Don’t worry, you’ll be surprised with how wonderful basil is in a smoothie and how many great benefits it contains. This fragrant, peppery herb has antibacterial properties and can fight cancer and stress! Erin’s Inside Job has given us a super interesting, but delicious blend of ingredients. Grab your chocolate protein powder, chia seeds, and your favorite smoothie green and add it to some blueberries and basil! Before you know it, you’ll have a new favorite smoothie. This mix of ingredients is sure to surprise you and boost your health!

Get the recipe here.

5 Pineapple Cilantro Arugula Smoothie


Get ready for this one! This recipe is brought to you by Goop. You know, health guru and amazing actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand? That woman really knows what she’s talking about! Have you seen her skin?!

This recipe calls for cilantro, which is an herb that actually rids your body of heavy metals.

It also contains arugula, a green that is a total detoxifier. The combination of the two, and plenty of other healthy ingredients makes this a health superstar (just like Gwyneth)! This smoothie is a great way to get your veggie intake done in the morning before you even get to work!

Get the recipe here.

4 Spinach Orange Green Smoothie


Oranges are another fruit that is just so refreshing, you can’t help grabbing a few when you’re at the grocery store. Not only are they juicy and delicious, they come with crazy health benefits. We all know they are packed with vitamin C, so stock up if you feel a cold coming on. They also have tons of potassium and are great for your heart. Savvy Sassy Moms has put together a great green smoothie to get some use of those oranges! Fun fact, oranges and spinach (both in this recipe) contain choline, which improves mental function. Start your day with this smoothie and you are bound to have the most productive day!

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3 Fresh Pear Ginger Smoothie


You have probably already heard all about the amazing health benefits of the root, ginger. It is best known to settle an upset stomach, but it also has tons of antioxidants and even eases menstrual pain! Hello, To Fit has made a green smoothie recipe with ginger and pear. Pears come with their own health benefits, such as improving your circulation and bone health. And they taste great!

Green smoothie pro tip, try grating a little bit of ginger into all your green smoothies to further boost their healthiness.

This smoothie is a delicious blend of sweet fruits and nutrition-packed vegetables and roots. You’re going to love it!

Get the recipe here.

2 Sunrise Green Smoothie


This purpose of this smoothie is in the name. It is a great one to whip up early in the morning, go outside, and enjoy the sunrise. Sunset works too if you’re not a morning person. Blogger Food Babe provided us with a great recipe to wake up and makeup. It has all the wonderful ingredients we’ve already discussed, but there is a surprise in there. It has carrots! You have to admit that kind of sounds good. Carrots are best known to be great for your vision. Have you ever seen a bunny with glasses?! Overall, this smoothie is literally the perfect way to start your morning!

Get the recipe here.

1 Kiwi Honeydew Coconut Smoothie


Time for another fruity, delicious green smoothie. This one is vegan and gluten-free! Kiipfit has created a green smoothie with honeydew and kiwi! How great does that sound?!

Honeydew isn’t just a tasty snack to have at a picnic.

It actually helps with bone and teeth growth as well nourishes your skin. Little fuzzy kiwis can pack a punch of health too! They help get toxins out of your body and balance your alkaline levels. Who knew? The recipe even calls for some dates, which are great for digestion. Try this smoothie if you are looking for a sweet treat that comes with its fair share of amazing health benefits.

Get the recipe here.

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