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4 Green Smoothie Recipes You Need in Your Life

On the hunt for delicious green smoothies? Look no further. We have a delicious assortment of smoothies that all call vegetables into the mix.

If you are struggling to get your 5-10 servings of vegetables per day, you aren’t alone. Most people find it hard to keep up with their vegetable intake despite making a conscious effort to do so. Breakfast and snacks are perhaps the hardest time to be eating vegetables but with these delicious green smoothie recipes, it is easier than ever. Simply serve these up when you need something healthy on the go and you’ll be all set for the day ahead.

Antioxidant Packed Smoothie

If you want to up your intake of antioxidants, this is the smoothie to do it. Full of powerful flavonoids that will help combat disease, this one is a great option for anyone hoping to take their health up a notch. The added blueberries also help boost brain health, so this smoothie works overtime to keep you feeling well.

  • 1 scoop unflavored protein powder
  • ½ cup frozen blueberries
  • ¼ cup chopped celery
  • ½ cup cucumber slices
  • ¼ cup finely diced kale
  • 1 cup water
  • 1-2 ice cubes

Place all ingredients into a blender and pulse blend until desired consistency is reached.

Mango Spinach Soother

Looking for a sweet smoothie that will also help combat sugar cravings while helping you get your intake up of vegetables up? Look no further. This terrific option combines mango with spinach to give you a delicious twist on the basic green smoothie. Kale is also added in as it’s a great compliment to the disease-fighting power that spinach has to offer.

  • 1 scoop vanilla flavored protein powder
  • ½ cup frozen mango pieces
  • ½ cup spinach leaves
  • ¼ cup finely chopped kale
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk

Place ingredients in a blender and pulse blend until desired consistency is reached.

Digestive Healer Smoothie

Taking care of your digestive system is an important part of both looking and feeling great. If you are suffering from digestive problems, it’ll only be so long before nutritional deficiencies follow suit. If this starts to happen, you can rest assured that you will be struggling to feel energized, healthy, and disease free. This smoothie, with its array of health-promoting ingredients, will help get your digestive system in top shape. Be sure the yogurt you buy says live bacteria cultures to ensure you are getting those necessary probiotics.

  • 1 scoops of vanilla protein powder
  • ½ cup live culture yogurt
  • ½ cup frozen cranberries
  • ½ cup frozen blackberries
  • ½ cup steamed broccoli
  • 2 tbsp. flaxseeds
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk

Place all ingredients in a blender and pulse blend until desired consistency is reached.

Smooth Avocado And Spinach Blend

If you want a low carb smoothie to drink before bed while also allowing you to up your tally of fruits and vegetables, this is the one to turn to. The added avocado will give it a nice thick and creamy consistency — something you are sure to enjoy.

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • ½ avocado, sliced
  • 2 cups chopped spinach
  • ½ sliced apple, core removed
  • ¾ cup water

Place all ingredients in a blender and pulse blend until desired consistency is reached.

Give any one of these smoothies a try next time you want more vegetables in your day.

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