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Top 5 Green Smoothie Recipes

By :tom bauer
Top 5 Green Smoothie Recipes

How many times do you say to yourself, “I’ve got to start eating more greens”? We all know the buzz around “Green Smoothies”, but it can be an expensive way of getting that daily intake of leafy green goodness.

The great news is, now you have an Airgarden, you’ll be growing enough leafy greens to open up a green smoothie bar in your very own kitchen.

We have handpicked 5 of the best green smoothie recipes from the crew at taste.com.au.

Super Mint Green Smoothie

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups (625ml) So Good Almond Long Life Milk, chilled
1/2 ripe avocado, chopped
1 banana, frozen
4 Medjool dates, pitted and chopped
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
1 cup baby spinach leaves
2 teaspoons honey

Method

Place all the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth and combined. Pour into glasses and serve.

The New Green Smoothie

Ingredients

1 ripe avocado, stoned, peeled, coarsely chopped
60g Baby Spinach
1 Lebanese cucumber, coarsely chopped
1 Granny Smith apple, cored, coarsely chopped
2 cups (500ml) chilled coconut water
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger
1 lime, zested, peeled, coarsely chopped
1 cup crushed ice
1 teaspoon pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
1/2 teaspoon Coles Black Chia seeds

Method

Place the avocado, spinach, cucumber, apple, coconut water, ginger, lime and ice in a blender and blend until smooth.

Pour the avocado mixture evenly among serving glasses. Sprinkle evenly with the lime zest, pepitas and chia seeds. Serve immediately.

Kale, Lime and Coconut Water Green Smoothie

Ingredients

1 lime, peeled, coarsely chopped
1 Granny smith apple, peeled, coarsely chopped
1 Lebanese cucumber, coarsely chopped
1/2 bunch kale, stem trimmed, coarsely chopped
40g baby spinach leaves
1 tsp finely grated ginger
400ml coconut water

Method

Place lime, apple, cucumber, kale, spinach, ginger and coconut water in a blender and blend until smooth. Divide among serving glasses, serve immediately.

Green Veggie Smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup spinach, trimmed, chopped, tightly packed
1 cup chopped kale, trimmed, chopped, tightly packed
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 green apple, cored, chopped
1 pear, cored, chopped
2 large bananas, frozen and roughly chopped
2 cups filtered water
Fresh mint to serve

Method

Place all ingredients in a blender on high speed and blend until smooth. Divide into 2 tall glasses. Top with fresh mint to serve.

Tropical Kale Smoothie

Ingredients

100g frozen mango
30g trimmed kale
1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves
1 tablespoon chia seeds
2 teaspoons nut butter
250ml (1 cup) coconut water
Pulp of 1 passionfruit

Method

Combine mango, kale, mint, chia seeds, nut butter, coconut water and half the passionfruit pulp in a blender. Blend on high speed until smooth, thick and creamy. Serve topped with remaining passionfruit pulp.

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