14 best green smoothie recipes

Green orange dreamsicle smoothie. (SOURCE: Oh My Veggies > ohmyveggies.com)

One of the best things I’ve done for myself this year is to transition from eating sugary cereal for breakfast to drinking a green smoothie for breakfast instead.

There are all kinds of varieties of green smoothies, and they’re probably not at all what you’re imagining.

Most of them begin with a puree of spinach or kale or other greens, and then fruits and vegetables are added in from there.

The result is a fruit-sweetened, delicious, palatable, filling beverage that is full of things that are good for you!  

It’s truly the best thing you can do for your body in the morning.

If I challenged you to drink a green smoothie every day for two weeks, would you do it? Here are some recipes to get you started. 


Lori Lange is a former elementary school teacher who founded RecipeGirl.com in 2006. The Recipe Girl Cookbook is in stores now; you can watch a trailer for it here. Her 13-year-old son Brooks has his own food blog at RecipeBoy.com.

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