Tropical Green Smoothie

by | Sep 10, 2018 | Beverages

Green smoothies are a great way to get more greens into your diet, plus, this Tropical Green Smoothie is absolutely delicious. I’m certain it’ll become a new favourite!

I used to be really terrible at making smoothies. They’d either be way too sweet or way too grassy-flavoured (as in, waaay too much kale); too watery, or too chunky. But over the years I’m pleased to announce that I’ve learned a thing or two and I now really enjoy throwing them together and playing around with different ingredients. Today I want to share a very basic but delicious Tropiocal Green Smoothie recipe that’s easily one of my favourites!

Green smoothies like this one are a great way to get more greens into your diet. Nothing new, I know, but it’s worth repeating just how wonderful and beneficial leafy greens are. Whether it’s kale, spinach or collards, these veggies are amazing.

Why You Should Eat More Greens

  • they’re a highly bio-available source of calcium
  • rich in magnesium, a muscle-relaxing mineral that also helps reduce stress
  • high in antioxidants for cellular support and heart health

I like to buy packages of frozen fruit and thaw what I need for my smoothies. I find frozen fruit makes them too icy and soft fruit makes them smoother.

Tropical Green Smoothie

A fresh and fruity green smoothie made with pineapple, mango, and your favourite leafy green.

Course Drinks
Prep Time 2 minutes
Servings 1

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup mango (fresh or thawed frozen)
  • 1/3 cup pineapple or peaches (fresh or thawed frozen)
  • 1/4 avocado
  • small handful baby spinach or kale
  • 2-3 ice cubes, optional

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to blender and blend on high until smooth and creamy. Enjoy right away!

by Meghan Livingstone

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MEGHAN LIVINGSTONE, CNP

Hi, I’m Meghan. I’m a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, blogger, and YouTuber with a passion for simple living, digestive wellness, and all things healthy and natural. I’m here to inspire you to create a life you love living.

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