The weather is heating up and the clothing layers are coming off….But what about those other layers hidden under the clothing?
Ditching a few pounds can be done by replacing a breakfast or lunch with a super healthy (and great tasting) Green smoothie as part of your daily routine!…..Plus there are other health benefits too!

Why does it have to be green?

Yes I can hear all the moans but with the right combos and starting off slowly you can get into having a green smoothie daily and ACTUALLY enjoying it!

Here are just some of the benefits all these greens will bring !

Leafy greens contain chlorophyll, fibre, lutein, calcium, folate, vitamin C, and beta carotene. The nutrients found in greens will reduce the risk of cancer, lower blood pressure, lower bad cholesterol levels, help with better digestion , support eye health, fight harmful free-radicals, and boost your immune system.

Lets talk about what these “Greens” actually are!

  • Kale – Every one has heard of Kale and it either brings joy or fear to a person. The secret with kale is to know what to use with it. Kale can be bitter, so start with baby kale and when using it in a smoothie, the fruits to use are sweeter fruits like mango or pineapple
  • Spinach – It is a mild tasting green so it is a perfect one to start with. Even milder is baby spinach. Due to how mild it is in taste, it is perfect for fruit that is not as sweet like all the berries, kiwi, apples, pears and avocados.
  • Romaine Lettuce – aka Cos Lettuce is the mildest of the greens. It will work with all the fruits. This is perfect for kids and fussy eaters to start getting use to the idea of a green smoothie. Try it with melons.
  • Swiss Chard – aka Silverbeet.This sits between spinach and kale with bitterness – So it is another great one to try. Works well with banana and citrus fruits in a smoothie.
  • Collard Greens – These are in between spinach and kale with bitterness. They work well with berries, pears, kiwi and stone fruits like peaches and nectarines. One thing to note is that the leaves are fibrous so you will need a strong blender or extra blending time to get a smooth consistency.
  • Bok Choy – An Asian vegetable and it sits between Kale and spinach. It does have a mild peppery taste but it works with all fruits.

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10 Weight loss Green Smoothie recipes!

1) Ultimate green Smoothie (How to hide the green taste)

This smoothie will have you loving green smoothies in no time! Click here to get the FULL recipe
Almond Milk or water
Raw Almonds
Flax Seeds or flax seed meal
Fresh spinach/kale/power greens mix
1 Apple cored and seeded
1 Banana fresh or frozen
Canned Pineapple in pineapple juice
Blueberries fresh or frozen
Tablespoon Fresh squeezed Lemon Juice

2) Cleansing Green Smoothie

weightloss green smoothies

Enjoy the flavors of lime and mint!
Click here to get the FULL recipe.

1 1/2 cups spinach
Coconut water
1 apple, cored and quartered
1 banana, peeled and sliced
Juice of 1 lime
1/4 inch slice ginger root, peeled pinch of turmeric

3) Kale and apple Smoothie

weightloss green smoothie

Also has a nice bit of protein! Click here to the FULL recipe
Kale leaves or baby kale for a milder flavor
1 large apple , cored.
Chia Seeds
Ground flax seed , or whole flax seeds
1 – 2 tablespoons maple syrup
½ medium lemon , juice only
Plant-based milk , add up to a ¼ cup more to thin if you prefer it that way
5 ice cubes , OPTIONAL
almond butter , OPTIONAL – It’s great with or without

4) Green Keto Smoothie

weightloss green smoothie

Finally a yummy Keto smoothie! Click here to get the FULL recipe.
1/2 of an avocado (about 3-4 ounces)
Full fat coconut milk
Almond milk
Sweetener to taste
Mint leaves
Lime juice
¼ tsp vanilla
1 – 1 1/2 cup crushed ice

5) Glowing Green Detox Smoothie

weightloss green smoothie

So much delicious green – Will get you feeling and looking great in no time!
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Organic greens of your choice (feel free to mix kale, spinach, romaine lettuce, etc)
Fresh parsley
Filtered water
1 medium apple, cored and chopped
1 medium pear, cored and chopped
1 medium banana, frozen or fresh
Lemon juice
ice, if desired

6) Pineapple and Avocado Detox Smoothie

weightloss green smoothie

Nice and creamy with the avocado! Click here to get the FULL recipe
Sweet ripe pineapple chopped
1 ripe banana
½ of a ripe avocado
Chia seeds
Water to top up

7) Detox Smoothie

weightloss green smoothie

This will get your green on!!
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1/2 Lemon Juice
1 inch Ginger
1 medium Green Apples
8-10 Green Grapes
6-8 inch Celery stalk
Coconut water

8) Delicious Kale Smoothie

weightloss green smoothie

Packed with flavour. Click here to get the FULL recipe
Fresh kale
1 banana
Unsweetened peanut butter
Organic Maple Syrup
Lemon juice
1 cup almond milk or any other nut milk
a pinch of sea salt
extra water or ice optional

9) Healthier Shamrock Protein Shake

Weightloss green smoothie

This is a nice and creamy smoothie with a hit of added protein.
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Vanilla almond milk
Frozen banana
1 handful spinach fresh
Protein powder

10) Green Lemon Zinger

weightloss green smoothies

This will put a Zing in your morning!
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1 apple (I like honey crisp or granny smith),
1 lemon, juiced
2” knob fresh ginger
½ small avocado
Filtered water
Crushed ice.

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