Why are greens essential to your diet? Well, green leafy vegetables, fruits and other green like matcha and green tea are all very healthy ingredients to incorporate into your diet because of their high nutritional value. So, what better way to incorporate greens into your diet than consuming it in the form of smoothies! They are rich and delicious and absolutely easy to make at home as well!


Here are 6 healthy green smoothie recipes for you to try out:

1. Avocado smoothie

Ingredients:

  • Handful of spinach or kale
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 mango or banana
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • ½ cup water
  • Ice cubes

Method:

Into a blender, add in the spinach, avocado, mango and yogurt. Give it a good blend until smooth and creamy. You can add in just a little more water if it is too thick or just serve it as a smoothie bowl.

2. Mint Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 cups pineapple
  • Handful of kale or spinach
  • ½ cucumber
  • 5-6 basil or mint leaves
  • 1 cup cold water

Method:

Add the ingredients to a juicer, alternating between adding bits of pineapples and leaves of kale to extract the maximum amount of juice. Serve immediately and enjoy! If you are using a blender, blend everything with 1 cup of water.

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3. Matcha Smoothie Recipe

Matcha is rich in the vitamin E and can help promote better circulation in the scalp. Thus, it can help in hair growth. It also provides nourishment to the hair follicles.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp matcha powder
  • 1 banana
  • Handful of baby spinach
  • 1 cup non-dairy cold milk
  • Sweetener of choice or 3 Dates

Sweetener options to use: Honey, jaggery syrup, maple syrup, ginger syrup, date syrup etc.

Non-dairy milk options to use: Cashew milk, almond milk, oat milk, coconut milk etc.

Method:

Into a cup, add in the matcha and turmeric powder, along with a dash of pepper and a little water. Give it a quick whisk using a mini whisk or a bamboo chasen (exclusive matcha tea whisk). Mix it well for two to three minutes until the mixture becomes frothy.

Then, add in any non-dairy milk of your choice and top up the cup. Lastly, add in a little of any sweetener of your choice, give it a stir and it is ready to consume.

4. Cucumber smoothie Recipe

Ingredients:

  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 apple
  • ½ inch ginger
  • Handful of fresh spinach
  • ½ lemon
  • 2 cups cold water

Method:

Into a blender, add in the avocado pulp and banana. Give it a good blend until it becomes a smooth paste. Then add in the yogurt, dates and honey and blend until smooth and creamy. You can add in just a little water if you wish to make the smoothie more liquidy.

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5. Moringa smoothie

Ingredients:

  • Handful of moringa leaves or 2 tsp moringa powder
  • 1 banana
  • handful of mixed nuts
  • 1 cup water
  • 2-3 dates

Method:

Into a blender, add the nuts, water and dates. Give it a good blend until it becomes a smooth paste. Then add in the banana, moringa and blend until smooth and creamy. You can add in just a little water if you wish to make the smoothie more liquidy.

6. Spinach Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple
  • 1 mango
  • Handful of baby spinach
  • 1 cup coconut water or milk

Method:

Into a blender, add in the banana and matcha powder. Give it a good blend until it becomes a smooth paste. Then add in the milk and some date syrup or honey to taste and blend until smooth and creamy. You can add in just a little water if you wish to make the smoothie more liquidy.