Green Smoothie Recipes For Better Health



Just what makes a smoothie a green smoothie? Well, green smoothies are smoothies with a healthy mix of greens (spinach, kale, parsley, cilantro, etc.) blended in the mix. Why? Greens are extremely nutritious, but they are also hard to fit into your daily meals or diet. Greens may not be the most flavorful foods and can be hard to chew and digest. So blending them in a smoothie is a good solution for adding more greens to your diet. Adding fruits can help sweeten the flavor and makes getting your daily servings of both fruits and veggies even easier.

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Green Machine Smoothie with Spinach, Grapes & Apple

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Thank you to Carolyn from Cookin’ for my Captain for graciously allowing us to post this green smoothie recipe. She provides much more than just smoothies, so take a minute and visit her site. Green

Ruby Red Grapefruit Smoothie with Spinach

Ruby Red Grapefruit Smoothie with Spinach

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Adding the stevia for sweetness is optional because the kiwi and bananas provide their own sweet flavor to counter the tart flavor of the grapefruit. (This smoothie recipe was selected to be on the 7 Smoothie

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7 Smoothie Recipes Diet for a Week of Good Health

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Try our 7-Day smoothie diet. One healthy smoothie to help you detox and keep a healthy weight. Start every morning with a smoothie and eat a healthy diet the rest of the day. A good

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Classic Green Detox Smoothie with Kale

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Kale is loaded with fiber, and an apple a day truly keeps the doctor away.  The ginger root keeps your stomach calm while it digests all that fiber, but make sure you drink plenty

Fruity Dandelion Greens Smoothie

Fruity Dandelion Greens Smoothie

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Dandelion stimulates the gall bladder, encouraging the body to break down fat.  It’s a diuretic; so make sure you drink plenty of water! (This smoothie recipe was selected to be on the 7 Smoothie Recipes for

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Green Morning Smoothie Recipe

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Green smoothies are still quite popular but have been waning over the last year, at least according to my informal polls and site analytics. But they are still some of the most healthiest smoothies

Pineapple, Cucumber, Spinach Smoothie with Mint

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Officially labeled as a green smoothie, this recipe has so much more to offer than the color green. Containing an excellent mix of flavors from pineapple, cucumber, pear, lime, spinach, agave and lime, this

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Why Green Smoothies are so Good for Good Health

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It seems as if every day there’s a new weight loss fad guaranteeing to help you lose weight and keep it off.  But these usually lead to disappointment and the weight just won’t go

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Green Dew Mint Smoothie

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Sorry to interrupt your smoothie recipe, but this is one of the 101 smoothie recipes from our first book, Skinny Smoothies. You can find the book online at many retailers. Click this link to

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Green Julius Smoothie Recipe

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This submission isn’t a smoothie recipe I have tried. And I’m not the biggest fan of green smoothies – usually not sweet enough for my tastes, but the health benefits of green smoothies can’t

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Green Smoothie Popsicle

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You don’t always have to drink a smoothie – they also can make great frozen treats such as sorbets and yes, smoothie Popsicles. Are you looking for a way to get some good greens

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Spirulina Power Smoothie

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Spirulina is one of the super foods. It is packed with antioxidants and full of helpful vitamins. Spirulina is a true healthy and beneficial nutrient. But like many things that are healthy it doesn’t

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Healthy Green Coconut Smoothie

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I have been experimenting more with coconut oil and I think I like it. So you may see a few more coconut oil smoothies in the future. It isn’t a staple for most kitchens,

Ginger Winter Green Spinach Smoothie

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We are all trying to eat better, especially as we get older. And we are all getting older, some a little faster than others. ;-) With my own age creeping ever higher I have been

Mango Spinach Smoothie

Mango Spinach Smoothie Recipe

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I love mango in a smoothie and adding pineapple makes for one of my favorite flavor combos. So it tastes good, but adding spinach makes it a green smoothie and that makes it healthier.

Green Smoothie Goodness

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Another green smoothie with a distinct flavor. Mixing pear and banana is something you will discover is a delicious and wonderful flavor combination. You won’t even taste the kale, but you will still get

Dandy Dandelion Smoothie

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Well, here is something new to try for me: dandelion greens. Here is some information about dandelion greens. Of course, adding them to a smoothie is a good way to get them into your