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37 Veggie-packed juice and smoothies to drink your greens

Let’s talk about green drinks and discover some new recipes and flavor combinations to make these healthy juice blends and smoothies.

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Juicing is when you extract water and nutrients from vegetables and fruits, leaving the indigestible fiber behind. This makes nutrients easier to digest, but they don’t fill you up as much and are great for people with sensitive digestive systems. Since nutrients get absorbed very quickly into your bloodstream, this could lead to a sugar rush when you’re juicing just fruits, so take that into consideration.


1. Cancun green juice recipe

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The addition of nopals (cactus leaves) and parsley gives this Cancun green juice added hydration and flavor.

2. Ultimate green power juice recipe

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Ginger and parsley make this ultimate green power juice a fantastic way to start your day, since ginger is known as a great way to calm your stomach.

3. Spicy green juice recipe

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Throw in a poblano and a serrano or jalapeño pepper to spice up your morning routine, and make this spicy green juice.

4. Green juice (without a juicer!) recipe

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If you don’t have an expensive juicer, then this recipe for green juice without a juicer is just what you need.

5. Mango-cucumber juice recipe

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A simple two-ingredient juice is easy to make and very refreshing. Try this mango-cucumber juice once mangoes are in season.

6. Gluten-free green juice recipe

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Wondering why the need for a gluten-free green juice? Sometimes store-bought juices contain additives that could be contaminated with gluten.

7. Watermelon and aloe vera juice recipe

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This watermelon and aloe vera juice is one of our favorites, because aloe vera is known for its curative benefits in digestion.

8. Cucumber, pear and kale restore juice recipe

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Putting kale into everything is our thing, so this cucumber, pear and kale restore juice is right up our alley.

9. Minty green detox juice recipe

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We love the addition of flavorful herbs to juices, like in this minty green detox juice.

10. Super-green juice recipe

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When you need a quick boost of energy, this super-green juice is the one to drink!

11. Lean, green, nutrient machine recipe

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We’re loving the idea of adding bell peppers and cilantro to this lean, green, nutrient machine, because we love cilantro!

12. Pear, mango and spinach juice recipe

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This pear, mango and spinach juice is great for when you’re feeling hungry, since the fiber in the spinach and mango will keep you full until dinner.

13. Green go-to juice recipe

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Everyone needs a quick recipe for green go-to juice, and this one fits the bill of health!

14. Green goddess juice recipe

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Green goddess juice, a favorite of many and one of the healthiest versions around.

15. Homemade V8 juice recipe

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We all know making things at home is way better for us, so this homemade V8 juice is the perfect way to start. Plus it’s packed with a variety of vegetables and so many nutrients.

16. Green apple energizer recipe

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A great balance of flavors is achieved in this green apple energizer thanks to the cucumber and tart green apples.


17. Green energy smoothie recipe

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Smoothies pack natural energy, and we’re loving this green energy smoothie.

18. Almond butter-spinach smoothie recipe

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Adding almonds to your smoothie, like in this almond butter-spinach smoothie, adds tons of protein, keeping you fuller for longer.

19. Pineapple, orange and banana green smoothie recipe

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We love adding bananas to our smoothies because they add such great texture, like in this pineapple, orange and banana green smoothie.

20. Banana, chia and spinach smoothie recipe

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Chia seeds are one of our favorite seeds. This banana, chia and spinach smoothie is packed with them, and they add fiber and texture to your smoothies with 1 tablespoon.

21. Green Orange Julius smoothie recipe

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If you’re a fan of those Orange Julius drinks, then this green Orange Julius smoothie is a healthier solution to your sugar cravings.

22. Rainbow chard-banana smoothie recipe

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It’s not just the greens from kale and spinach you can use. Try using rainbow chard next time to make this rainbow chard-banana smoothie.

23. Persimmon and medjool date green monster smoothie recipe

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Favorite winter fruits — persimmons and dates — make this persimmon and medjool date green monster smoothie a gorgeous take on a classic green smoothie.

24. Low-carb avocado-green tea smoothie recipe

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We’re huge avocado fans and love the idea of making an avocado-green tea smoothie. Bet it’s so rich and luscious but still super healthy.

25. Kale-pineapple smoothie recipe

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Hearty vegetable kale, when combined with pineapple in this kale-pineapple smoothie, offers great nutritional benefits and natural sweetness.

26. Cold buster green smoothie recipe

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Give your immune system a boost with this cold buster green smoothie.

27. Berry green smoothie recipe

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We’re loving the method of making individual smoothie packets to freeze and then make this berry green smoothie.

28. Tropical green smoothie recipe

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Forget the snow and travel (at least in your mind), and head to the tropics with this tropical green smoothie.

29. Green monster smoothie recipe

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A classic favorite, this green monster smoothie is a must to stay healthy.

30. Green smoothie with peanut butter and banana recipe

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This green smoothie with peanut butter and banana includes peanut butter, but any nut butter would work, and adding that protein keeps you full until lunch.

31. Almond-coffee green smoothie recipe

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Add a boost of caffeine with this almond-coffee green smoothie.

32. Just peachy green smoothie recipe

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Can’t find fresh peaches to make this peachy green smoothie? Use canned or frozen.

33. Cactus smoothie recipe

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How unique does this cactus smoothie look?

34. Detox smoothie recipe

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Clean out your system of all those holiday toxins with this detox smoothie.

35. Mango-banana green smoothie recipe

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We love that this mango-banana green smoothie has the addition of hempseeds.

36. Apple-ginger green smoothie recipe

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Grab all those apples from the market to make this apple-ginger green smoothie a success.

37. Holiday survival smoothie recipe

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Packed with fresh kale and cilantro along with creamy avocado, crisp apple and a hint of lemon, this holiday survival smoothie is all you need in life.

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