26 Waist-Friendly Green Juice and Smoothie Recipes
Green juice and green smoothies are everywhere these days| and it’s no wonder since they’re such nutrient-dense beverages. If you’ve been wanting to join the green monster movement| try making your own: it tastes fresher| is less expensive| and can be made to your exact liking. Here are a handful of green juice and green smoothie recipes to get you started!
| Dr. Oz’s Green Drink
Sip on this nutrient-rich green juice that’s a favorite of Dr. Oz. The drink is hydrating and has belly-fat-fighting properties with ingredients such as lemon| pineapple| carrots| and cucumber.
| Sweet Spinach Smoothie
Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak shared this spinach smoothie recipe that his clients swear by (Julianne Hough is a fan). The 300-calorie smoothie is a good source of protein| making it a yummy breakfast treat.
| Low-Glycemic Energizing Green Juice
Avoid sugary drinks in the morning with a low-glycemic juice you can make yourself. This recipe uses kale| cucumber| spinach| celery| and parsley.
| Debloating Smoothie
Calm your digestive woes with a debloating smoothie. Made with papaya| pineapple| and spinach and infused with coconut water and cucumber| this refreshing drink will ease your stomach in no time.
| Thin Mint Smoothie
Get your mint chocolate chip ice cream fill with a homemade Thin Mint smoothie. The healthier alternative is made with Greek yogurt and a full cup of vitamin-A-rich spinach (that you won’t be able to taste).
| P.A.M. Juice
The juices from BluePrint Cleanse are delicious| which is why we made our own version without the heavy price tag. All you need for this particular recipe are apples| pineapple| and mint.
| Vanilla Matcha Smoothie
We know matcha offers a bunch of health benefits| so kicking your mornings off with this vanilla matcha smoothie is just what you need. The flavorful and frothy smoothie will be your next Summer go-to drink.
| Avocado Banana Smoothie
Fans of avocado will want to try this avocado- and banana-infused blend. The drink is dairy free and will help those wanting to watch their waistlines.
| Vegan Detox Smoothie
In need of a energizing reboot? Whip up a vegan detox smoothie. The drink contains hydrating coconut water| toxin-flushing lemon juice| as well as other ingredients that will put your body back on track.
| P.A.M. Mojito
For a sweet| refreshing| and healthy booze recipe| the P.A.M. Mojito has everything you could want in a cocktail. The pineapple and mint ingredients are known for their detoxing and debloating benefits.
| Chocolate Spinach Smoothie
Chocolate and spinach may sound strange together| but after trying this smoothie| you’ll see why this sweet blend proves the two are a match made in heaven.
| Orange Smoothie
Tracy Anderson has A-list clients from her five-ingredient smoothie also packs a powerful punch. It’s full of vitamins| fiber| and metabolic-boosting cinnamon.
| Sweet Greens Juice For Sleep
For those who have trouble falling asleep at night| this juice will save you from potential eye bags. The recipe is known for having calming properties so you can get a proper night’s rest.
| Clear Skin Smoothie
Next time you have an acne flare-up| make this antioxidant-filled smoothie. It only takes five minutes to whip up.
| Kate Mara Smoothie
Actress Kate Mara shared with us her go-to smoothie for staying fit| and the best part is it’s only three ingredients.
| Detox Green Smoothie
You can never have enough detox smoothie recipes in your fitness arsenal| and this one from celebrity nutritionist Firouze Zeroual is packed with nutrients. Ingredients include coconut water| kale| lemon| apple| and ginger.
| Detoxifying Apple Lemon Ginger Juice
For a boost in immunity and digestion| this detoxifying juice promises to do both| and it only contains three ingredients: lemon| ginger| and green apple.
| Carrot Cake Smoothie
This carrot cake smoothie is reminiscent of all the warm and spicy flavors you love about the dessert. Unlike the sweet treat| however| the drink contains 19 grams of protein and tons of fiber.
| Nonalcoholic Mojito Smoothie
For a tropical drink| this nonalcoholic mojito smoothie will relax your senses and alleviate any hangover pains.
| Green Detox Juice
Overindulged? Start clean with this green detox juice recipe. This beverage is made from an array of ingredients that have natural detoxing properties; it’s bound to become part of your daily ritual.
| Kimberly Snyder’s Green Glowing Smoothie
Made up of about 70-percent green vegetables and 30-percent fruit| nutritionist Kimberly Snyder’s Green Glowing smoothie helps you eat far more greens than you ordinarily would. Thanks to all its nutrients and fiber| the smoothie is incredibly filling| so it keeps you from reaching for that midmorning second cup of coffee and that bagel you really didn’t want to eat.
| Antioxidant-Rich Green Juice
Try this addictive green juice recipe (featuring apples| cucumbers| spinach| and parsley) that you can indulge in to rake up your daily values of good-for-you nutrients. Apples are high in vitamin C and naturally sweeten the beverage. Antioxidant-rich spinach and parsley are also high in vitamins A and C and iron. Cucumber and lemon add flavor and immune-boosting phytonutrients. Warming and spicy ginger aids digestion. Note: if you don’t have a juicer| you can still make a version of this recipe in the blender.
| Mint Chocolate Shake
If you’re craving something creamy and delicious like ice cream but minus all the dairy and added sugar| try our vegan mint chocolate shake. McDonald’s Shamrock Shake doesn’t have anything on ours!
| Tropical Green Smoothie
Swap out that Mai Tai for this tropical green smoothie instead. The banana-papaya-pineapple mixture masks the taste of the collard greens u2014 you’ll swear you’re on a beach while drinking this concoction.
| Avocado-Pear Smoothie
A creamy avocado and pear smoothie is a cool and refreshing way to start your morning. The healthy fats from the avocado and protein from the silken tofu will keep you full| and the pear adds a bit of sweet to the concoction.
| Lean Green Smoothie
Feeling a little sick? Try this iron- and vitamin-C-packed lean green smoothie for a speedy recovery. And if it’s your tummy that is bothering you| this recipe contains stomach-soothing mint.