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Easy green smoothie

If you haven’t jumped on the green smoothie train yet, but you’re keen to try one, this easy green smoothie recipe is the one for you! 

I don’t think I need to tell you that smoothies, especially green smoothies, are a great way to get some extra vegetables into your diet. Most of us don’t eat enough veggies, especially greens, so if you can mix them into a delicious tasting smoothie, it’s always a big win.

Smoothies that you buy can be very high in sugar, so that’s another great reason to make your own and be in control of the ingredients.

Try this easy green smoothie for a healthy breakfast or snack any time.

This really is the easiest ever green smoothie

This simple recipe is the first green smoothie I ever tried and I love it as a post exercise meal with a boiled egg or two and a handful of nuts.

This easy green smoothie only takes a few minutes to roughly chop the ingredients and then blend. It’s worth taking an extra minute to blend the spinach and water first, then add the fruit. You’ll get a lovely creamy consistency.

Try this easy green smoothie for a healthy breakfast or snack any time.

 What you’ll need to make it:

  • a high speed blender
  • spinach
  • banana
  • mango
  • raspberries
  • water

Once you’ve got this green smoothie down pat, play around with different fruit combos and you’ll soon find some favourites.

I always recommend starting with spinach as your ‘green’ ingredient, as the flavour is so mild, all you taste is the fruit.
You can also use cucumber, celery, parsley, mint, lettuce, broccoli, kale and cauliflower is becoming popular (although it’s not technically ‘green.’)

Check out my TOP 5 FAVOURITE SMOOTHIES & SHAKES in this post and let me know which one you like best! Tag me @wendyswaytohealth and use the hashtag #wendyswaytohealth on Instagram.

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EASY GREEN SMOOTHIE

This really is the easiest green smoothie ever. 5 minutes to make. Delicious and nutritious. 
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Australian
Keyword green smoothie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 142kcal
Author Wendy/Wendy's Way to Health

Ingredients

  • 1 cup spinach leaves
  • ½ mango, chopped
  • ½ banana fresh or frozen, chopped
  • ½ cup frozen raspberries
  • ¼ cup water
  • ice cubes, if desired

Instructions

  • Add the spinach & water to a blender and whiz for for a few seconds.
  • Add the mango, banana & raspberries and blend again for 15-20 seconds, until smooth.
  • Enjoy!
Love this recipe? Have you made it?Tag me @wendyswaytohealth and #wendyswaytohealth
Nutrition Facts
EASY GREEN SMOOTHIE
Amount Per Serving (1 person)
Calories 142 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
Protein 3g 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

**NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION IS ESTIMATED AND SHOULD ONLY BE USED AS A GUIDE. 

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Try this quick and easy green smoothie for a healthy breakfast or snack anytime
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