Spinach smoothies are definitely healthy, but did you know that they can taste great too? Try these spinach smoothie recipes to see for yourself just how yummy a spinach smoothie can really be!

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    Spinach smoothie benefits

    If you’re wondering what are the benefits of spinach smoothies, here are just a few of the many perks this leafy, green vegetable brings to the table according to Healthline:

    • Low calorie: excellent for weight loss
    • High in fiber and water: helps keep your bowel movements regular
    • Excellent source of antioxidants: you know, the stuff that gives skin a youthful glow, hair its shining color, and bones their strength to prevent fractures
    • Other nutrients: boost metabolism, and improve muscle and nerve function
    • Regulator of blood sugar: definitely low-carb, and very helpful for diabetics too
    • Good source of iron: overall blood health

    Is spinach still healthy in a smoothie?

    Actually, it’s pretty darn healthy in a smoothie. In case you weren’t sure if you can put raw spinach in a smoothie, the answer is yes! In fact, this is one sitch where a raw deal is actually the better one, since spinach retains all of its nutrients when consumed this way.

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    Should I put spinach in my smoothie?

    You bet! Not only is it good for you, the taste is so subtle that even with a whole handful or two of spinach leaves, it won’t interfere with the flavor of the other ingredients in your smoothie.

    You can rest assured that your smoothie will taste just as good as how you feel knowing that you’ve rewarded your body with all the good stuff from this added veggie.

    In fact, this is what makes spinach the best vegetable to start with if you’re trying out green smoothies or want to introduce some veggies into smoothies for young kids.

    As you get accustomed to having veggies in your drink, the transition to heartier vegetables with a more distinct flavor gets much easier.

    Now that you’ve been convinced to add spinach to your smoothie, here’s a simple recipe to get started with spinach smoothies.

    How to make a spinach smoothie

    A healthy spinach smoothie without banana. You won’t be able to tell there’s veggies in this sweet berry drink! A great drink for easing kids into green smoothies. Ingredients:

    • 1 cup spinach
    • 1 cup frozen strawberries
    • 1 cup frozen raspberries
    • ⅔ cup coconut water
    • ½ cup Greek yogurt

    Instructions to make this easy spinach smoothie:

    • Step 1. Add ingredients into blender and combine.
    • Step 2. Enjoy!

    Feel free to switch the berries to whatever you have on hand. Blueberries and blackberries are just as tasty. Or, you can can add fresh berries as garnish. You may also substitute regular yogurt for Greek yogurt.

    Spinach smoothie recipes

    Spinach banana smoothie

    A spinach peanut butter smoothie with almond milk, chia seeds, and flaxseed. (via Killing Thyme)

    Spinach pineapple smoothie

    A vegan spinach smoothie with apple, orange juice, and optional passionfruit. (via Vibrant Plate)

    Spinach blueberry smoothie

    Another spinach smoothie with no banana, but packed with protein from oats and Greek yogurt that makes for a perfect breakfast smoothie. (via Kristine’s Kitchen Blog)

    Spinach strawberry smoothie

    Use mango or orange juice to really get the summertime feel with this smoothie. (via Natasha’s Kitchen)

    Spinach mango smoothie

    Mango chunks and coconut water make this smoothie especially refreshing. Another excellent substitute for the mango would be peaches. (via Simple Green Smoothies)

    Spinach apple smoothie

    A detox smoothie with green apple, spinach, kale, lemon, and agave. (via Making Thyme for Health)

    Spinach avocado smoothie

    A creamy protein spinach smoothie. (via Green Healthy Cooking)

    Spinach kale smoothie

    Two recipes featuring different fruits. One has spinach, kale, honeydew, green apple, and lemon. The other is a spinach orange smoothie with pear and mango. (via Spinach Tiger)

    Spinach cucumber smoothie

    This spinach ginger smoothie with mango and orange juice works wonders as a detox smoothie. (via Love and Olive Oil)

    Spinach smoothie for weight loss

    A simple green smoothie with yogurt for anyone looking to drop some weight. (via Divas Can Cook)

    Keto spinach smoothie

    This low carb smoothie contains coconut cream and mint. (via Ditch the Carbs)

    Spinach smoothie bowl

    This spinach chocolate smoothie bowl will fool anyone suspicious of veggies. (via Oh Sweet Basil)

    These spinach smoothie recipes are the best marriage of fruits and veggies in your blended drink. Be wowed by these healthy spinach smoothies that are great not just for your body, but for your tastebuds too!

    Easy Spinach Smoothie
    Prep Time
    5 mins
    Total Time
    5 mins
     
    A healthy spinach smoothie without banana. You won’t be able to tell there’s veggies in this sweet berry drink! A great drink for easing kids into green smoothies.
    Course: Breakfast, Smoothies, Snack
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: berry spinach smoothie, spinach smoothie for kids, strawberry spinach smoothie, vegan spinach smoothie
    Servings: 1
    Calories: 383 kcal
    Author: munchmunchyum
    Ingredients
    • 1 cup spinach
    • 1 cup frozen strawberries
    • 1 cup frozen raspberries
    • cup coconut water
    • ½ cup Greek yogurt
    Instructions
    1. Add ingredients into blender and combine.
    2. Enjoy!
    Recipe Notes

    Feel free to switch the berries to whatever you have on hand. Blueberries and blackberries are just as tasty. Or, you can can add fresh berries as garnish.
     
    You may also substitute regular yogurt for Greek yogurt.

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