If you are considering going on a green smoothie diet you might find it difficult to get started because you just don’t have any idea how to make great tasting smoothie with veggies in it. You might be a person that simply doesn’t really like vegetables all that much or you get bored with the same old salads when you go on a diet. Here in this post we have a few great tasting smoothies you will enjoy having included in your green smoothie diet.

Matcha Pear Green Protein Smoothie

This is a great one to add your green smoothie diet because it’s a way to use one of the new popular greens that people are using now in their green smoothies. The ground green tea powder found in it delivers up some caffeine and the protein powder gives you the protein that you need.

Ingredients
2 scoops of vanilla protein powder
1 cup almond milk
1 cup spinach
1 cored and chopped pear
½ teaspoon of matcha tea powder

Directions
Combine all of the ingredients in your blender and mix until nice and smooth. Pour and enjoy.

 

Orange Spinach Smoothie

This is a great one to add to your green smoothie diet because of the great boost you can get from the oranges, plus oranges make anything taste great.

Ingredients
1 navel orange
½ banana (frozen)
1 cup spinach
¼ cup coconut water
1 tablespoon hemp seeds or flaxseeds
Ice

Directions
Add all of your ingredients to your blender with a couple of ice cubes and blend on high. Add a little more coconut water as desired to get the consistency you want for the smoothie. Pour and enjoy.

 

Ginger Orange Green Smoothie

This wonderful little smoothie is a great one to add to your green smoothie diet because it not only tastes great with the orange flavor but it has a little bit of a kick with the ginger added to it.

Ingredients
1 ½ cups bottled water
4 generous handfuls of spinach
4 romaine leaves
2 navel oranges
2 ripe bananas
1” to 2” knob of fresh ginger

Directions
Rinse and prep the veggies. If you don’t have a high powered blender put the spinach and romaine in first and blend until smooth. Then you can add the rest of the ingredients and blend well. When it’s at your desired smoothness pour into glass and enjoy.

 

Blueberry Mint Green Smoothie

This is a beautiful purple colored smoothie. But don’t be fooled by its color, it’s still one that will fit your green smoothie diet because it has greens in it. This is a smoothie that’s full of antioxidants coming from the blueberries.

Ingredients
2 cups of spinach
2 cups of blueberries (one cup fresh and one cup frozen)
3 to 4 large mint leaves
1 cup of coconut water
1 cup of ice

Directions
Put all of the ingredients in your blender and mix well. Once blended simply enjoy this great tasting smoothie.

 

Flax and Oats Smoothie

If you are craving some whole grains, here’s a great smoothie that will give you just that.

Ingredients
½ banana
¾ cup of milk
2 big handfuls of spinach
¼ cup rolled oats
½ scoop of semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 tablespoon of flax
Top with granola

Directions
Add all the ingredients together except for the chips and granola. Mix the ingredients well and then add chips and blend until they are chopped a little bit and then pour into your favorite glass and top with granola.

 

Peachy Green Protein Smoothie

This makes a great breakfast smoothie for any green smoothie diet. It can also be a good one for a post workout snack.

Ingredients
2 scoops vanilla protein powder
1 cup almond milk
1 cup frozen peaches
½ cup frozen pineapple
½ banana
2 cups of kale
1 tablespoon ground flaxseed

Directions
Add all the ingredients into your blender and mix until smooth.

 

Kale-Pina-Covado Smoothie

Here’s a great smoothie that gives you a taste of the tropics while you get the benefits of great veggies as well. You get sweetness from pineapple and the creaminess you want from the avocado.

Ingredients
2/3 cup vanilla almond milk
2 large handfuls of kale leaves
1/3 cup pineapple chunks
½ of an avocado
1 cup ice

Directions
Put all of your ingredients into your blend and puree until it’s the consistency you want and then enjoy!

We hope that these few recipes will give you a great start to your green smoothie diet and that you and your family can enjoy these great tasting smoothies together.

Written by jess