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3 Healthy green smoothie recipes that you haven't tried yet

Brandi is natural born food lover of anything from gourmet cheeses and wine down to plain baked breads. When not in the kitchen cooking, she loves to be outdoors, especially near the ocean. She puts her focus mainly on healthy organic ea...

Get out of your green smoothie rut with these unique recipes full of good-for-you ingredients

Smoothies are not only super healthy, they are so easy to make. Each of these green smoothies is loaded with nutrients and vitamins that will make getting your daily fruit and vegetable intake easier than ever.

Oftentimes I will make a healthy green smoothie for my boys who are not really into vegetables and are super picky with their food. By blending up the fruits and vegetables they look at this green drink as more of a "treat" than something sneaky mom has made for them to drink.

These three smoothie recipes are full of healthy, natural ingredients that are good for your body. Each drink has its own unusual ingredients such as aloe juice, hemp seeds or flavored coconut water. Believe it or not, these little add-ins make these drinks taste even better. Use up any produce you have on hand and blend your way to health.

Get out of your green smoothie rut with these unique recipes full of good-for-you ingredients

"Kale yeah" smoothie recipe

Full of organic green kale, pineapple coconut water, hemp seeds and bananas, this smoothie is the perfect way to start your day.

Yields 1 large or 2 small

Total time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 large kale leaves
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 green pear, diced
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup pineapple flavored coconut water

Directions:

  1. Add all of the ingredients into a high-speed blender or regular blender.
  2. Blend the smoothie on high until the mixture is very smooth.
  3. Pour the smoothie into 1 large glass or 2 smaller glasses.
  4. Best served immediately.

Get out of your green smoothie rut with these unique recipes full of good-for-you ingredients

Green immunity-booster smoothie recipe

Full of antioxidants and vitamins, this smoothie is a great way to get a big dose of healthy green vegetables into your diet.

Total time: 5 minutes

Yields 1 large or 2 small

Ingredients:

  • 1 large green apple or pear, diced
  • 1 cup pineapple, diced
  • 1/2 banana, sliced
  • 1 handful fresh parsley
  • 1 cup Swiss chard leaves
  • 1 tablespoon hemp seeds
  • 1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice

Directions:

  1. Place all of the ingredients into a high-speed bender or regular blender.
  2. Blend the mixture until it’s very smooth and there are no clumps or chunks.
  3. Divide the smoothie between 2 small glasses or 1 large glass and serve immediately.

Get out of your green smoothie rut with these unique recipes full of good-for-you ingredients

Mean green lemonade smoothie recipe

This alkalizing smoothie is full of fresh lemon, mango, spinach and parsley to help keep your body balanced.

Yields 1 large or 2 small servings

Total time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 large cups baby spinach
  • 1 handful dandelion greens
  • 1 large lemon, peeled
  • 1 large mango, peeled and diced
  • 1 large peach, diced
  • 2-3 dried medjool dates
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup aloe vera juice

Directions:

  1. Place all of the ingredients into a high-speed blender or regular blender.
  2. Blend on high for 1 minute or until the mixture is smooth and there are no chunks.
  3. Pour into 1 tall glass or 2 smaller glasses and serve immediately.

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