The 7 Best Green Smoothie Diet Recipes

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    Green smoothies are highly appreciated by athletes. This is a no-brainer, right? In fact, you can already order them even in restaurants that offer them for breakfast, as well as those specifically for vegetarians or vegans. In fact, in large cities, establishments that only offer fresh smoothies and juices, tailored to individual preferences, have begun to proliferate.

    But what exactly is a green smoothie? Well, the answer is quite simple (as simple as its preparation, as you will see below): a green smoothie is one that has at least one fresh herb or vegetable, preferably green leafy, to take advantage of its many benefits. Therefore, we speak from smoothies that mix fruits and vegetables to those that are made entirely of vegetables. The truth is that there are endless variations that are as simple as they are delicious, for super healthy breakfasts and snacks.

    Having said all this, as you can guess, a green smoothie is the vegetable version of the traditional blended fruit juice. The history of these smoothies began with Victoria Boutenko, a Russian American who started a culinary trend using raw foods after suffering from serious health problems. She was the one who popularized the concept of green smoothies, especially through her book Green for Life. Typically, these green smoothies consist of a mix of 60% fruit and 40% green leafy vegetables, blended with a little water or milk in a blender. The trick is that being natural, they allow us to enjoy the benefits of minerals, vitamins, fiber, antioxidants and, above all, chlorophyll and its detoxifying and oxygenating powers.

    Here we have compiled seven very nutritious and delicious recipes to give you variety. Logically, since they all contain vegetables, the interesting thing is to look for other ingredients that give it that special touch that gives it a different flavor. You can of course vary these recipes by using other ingredients. Being simple to make, you can modify some until you find the flavor that best suits your tastes. And when you get it, you just have to enjoy them.

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Green smoothie to boost metabolism

In this smoothie, spinach is perfectly combined with the delicious flavors of strawberries and oranges.

Ingredients
1 peeled orange
⅓ cup strawberries
1 cup of raw spinach
1 cup of almond milk

how it’s done
You just have to put all the ingredients in the blender and mix to your liking to get a smooth texture… and delicious.

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Chris Hemsworth Green Smoothie

This is one of actor Chris Hemsworth’s favorite green smoothies for after training. Therefore, it has everything a superhero needs: protein for recovery after a hard session of sport, plus lime juice, coconut water and apple to refresh and refresh you. It’s delicious.

Ingredients
1 cup of coconut water
1⁄2 banana
3 tablespoons of natural protein powder
1 Granny Smith apple cored
1 stalk of celery
1⁄4 avocado
30g baby spinach leaves
1⁄2 lime squeezed
4-6 ice cubes

how it’s done
Mix all the ingredients until there is a homogeneous mixture.

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spinach green smoothie

A healthy and natural smoothie with all the benefits of spinach and the unique flavor of fruit.

Ingredients
1 cup fresh spinach
1 cup frozen pineapple
1 cup frozen mango
1 cup of fresh banana

how it’s done
Mix the spinach and at the end add a cup of liquid and beat well until all the pieces of leaves disappear. Add the fruit and beat again until smooth and creamy. It is very important that you take it as soon as possible to get the maximum nutrients.

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green apple smoothie

Apples give it a very special flavor, in addition to containing a high content of fiber, vitamin C and antioxidants. Also, it is a shake with a high satiating power and a relatively low caloric content.

Ingredients
1 apple, peeled and cored
¼ cup of blueberries
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
⅛ teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup spinach
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup of water

how it’s done
It doesn’t have much of a mystery, since all you need is to put all the ingredients in the blender and beat long enough to get the texture you like best.

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Green Pea Smoothie

This green pea smoothie is great for a bit of a change when you’re used to other veggies like spinach. It tastes amazing and is packed with antioxidants and other nutrients. It is a very healthy drink thanks to its high fiber and protein content, as well as being satiating.

Ingredients
1 cup of sweet peas
1 banana
½ cup of blueberries
1 cup of almond milk
1 tablespoon chia seeds
½ teaspoon of honey

how it’s done

Mix everything in the blender and enjoy its properties very fresh.

An excellent recipe full of antioxidants and vitamins. It has a slightly sweet flavor, with a little acidity from the flavor of pineapple and orange. Carrots also provide numerous benefits for your health, since they are a good source of beta-carotene, fiber, vitamin K, potassium, antioxidants and help maintain good eye health.

Ingredients
¼ cup of pineapple
1 peeled orange
1 carrot
1 cup spinach
1 tablespoon of flax seeds
1 cup of water

how it’s done
Add all the ingredients to the blender, and blend until smooth, adding more water if necessary to reach the desired thickness.

This is a recipe that comes direct from our colleagues at Men’s Health USA. To make it, we chose spinach, which is loaded with the good stuff, but has a more subtle flavor. Plus, we add fresh green grapes for balance and natural sweetness. The avocado gives it creaminess and the lime will wake up your taste buds.

Ingredients
2 cups baby spinach
15 green grapes
1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/2 cup lightly sweetened bottled green tea
1/4 avocado
The juice of 1/2 lime
1 teaspoon agave nectar (optional)

how it’s done
Very easy. Mix everything in the blender and enjoy its exquisite flavor.

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