Green Smoothie Recipe | A Powerful Boost for Your Morning

    glass of green smoothie with chia seeds on top

    Having a green smoothie recipe in your arsenal is like having a powerful boost of antioxidants and health benefits at your disposal, whenever you need them. Made with leafy greens like kale and spinach, and superfood ingredients like maca powder and hemp powder, it’s hard not to feel amazing after drinking this green smoothie.

    While your typical banana smoothie or sweet mango smoothie is delicious and nutritious, neither of them pack quite the same healthful punch as this green smoothie recipe.

    This green smoothie includes a variety of health benefits for your brain and body:

    • Anti-aging and anti-inflammatory
    • Rich in calcium
    • Aids in weight loss
    • Promotes skin health
    • Rich in fiber
    • Reduces the risk of heart disease and cancer
    • Eases arthritis pain
    • Can lower blood pressure
    • Promotes healthy nervous system and brain function
    • Protects the eyes from cataracts
    • Helps the body absorb additional nutrients throughout the day
    • Great for bone health
    • Loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, and nutrients
    • Restores normal thyroid function
    • Increases metabolism

    The carefully curated ingredients used in this green smoothie recipe provide much-needed antioxidants, fiber, protein, and vitamins. This green smoothie is a really easy way to load up on the fuel you need for your day, either as a breakfast option or before/after a workout.


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    Prep time: 5 minutes
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    1. Place all the ingredients, except for the chia seeds, in a blender. Blend until smooth.
    2. Add chia seeds in a glass and top it with the smoothie blend.
    3. Let the chia seeds soak in the smoothie for about five minutes, until they plump up. Then consume immediately.

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    Updated by Beeta Hashempour on 5/24/2018

    A record holding national championship runner and Division 1 college coach, Aly brings viewers the latest stories making pop culture headlines and serves as one of The Juice’s resident fitness and wellness experts. Always up for adventure, Aly frequently goes on location to cover the latest trends in healthy living and alternative medicine.