Best Spinach Smoothie [VIDEO]

Catalina Castravet
By Catalina Castravet

Check out this healthy and delicious Spinach Smoothie made with baby spinach, almond milk, bananas, and orange juice. It is packed with vitamins and nutrients and is the perfect way to start your day.

Smoothies are perfect to start a day, as they are easy to make are very healthy. All you need is a few simple ingredients added to a blender and less than one minute of your time. You will get a delicious drink that is super healthy and nutritious.

If you are looking for the perfect detox drink, this is your best option! For a full breakfast or brunch, combine it with healthy pancakes, keto bread, or even butternut squash trifle.

Vegan Spinach Smoothie with Bananas

Easy Spinach Banana Smoothie

This spinach smoothie is so versatile and can be modified in multiple ways. We enjoy drinking it at breakfast or before going to the gym or pilates. But in reality, you can have it during any time of the day. It has a nice texture and is perfectly sweet on its own without any added sugars. The frozen tropical fruits mix give it a nice and fresh taste. Also, you can add some protein into it or your favorite fruits. For an even higher nutritional boost, add some celery.

To keep it super healthy, we use organic spinach, almond milk, and fruits. This will surely keep your immune system top-notch and health in check. Whether you like yours in the morning, before workout, or dinner, this refreshing smoothie is guaranteed to make you happy.

What are the benefits of spinach smoothie?

It is probably the best and quickest way to get you the required vitamins and to replenish energy during the day. Bananas and spinach contain a lot of fiber, which makes you feel full for a longer period. Also, it allows for consuming several servings of veggies and fruits at once.

It is also a superfood that is important to skin, hair and bone health.  A smoothie made with banana, fruits, and spinach offers a number of health benefits, such as Vitamin K, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and many others.

Spinach Smoothie Recipe Ingredients

How to make Spinach Smoothies?

To make it, you will need:

  • Fresh spinach
  • Banana
  • Lime juice
  • Orange juice
  • Lime zest
  • Tropical fruits (fresh or frozen)
  • Almond milk
  • Protein powder (optional)

Then simply add all the ingredients to the blender, and blend until smooth.

Want to mix it up?

Some of our favorite mixes are:

  • Blueberries – a good way to add some extra antioxidants.
  • Strawberries – they are a great source of vitamin C and also help boost the immune system.
  • Celery – perfect antioxidant. It is also loaded with essential minerals and vitamins such as folate, potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin C, and vitamin K.
  • Chia Seeds – one of the best source of omega-3. They help raise HDL cholesterol that protects against heart attack and stroke. Similarly, it contains a good amount of fiber, iron, and calcium. Simply add a teaspoon of it to the mix and enjoy all the benefits that come with it!

Can you store spinach smoothie?

One of the great things about this green drink is that you can store in the fridge and enjoy the next day. You can make it the night before, and transfer it into a glass container with a lid or airtight container and store for up to 2 days. Before serving, make sure to shake it well.

Healthy Spinach Smoothie Recipe

Recipe tips:

  • Always wash your veggies and fruits before using in the smoothie.
  • For a protein boost, add some row protein powder to the mix.
  • You can skip the almond milk and replace with water.
  • For a sweeter taste, add some honey.

Watch Step by Step recipe video:

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5 from 6 reviews
Healthy Spinach Smoothie
Author: Catalina Castravet Serves: 2 servings
Prep time: 5 minutes Total time: 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 3-4 cups  fresh spinach  (packed)
  • 1  banana  (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup  chopped tropical fruits  (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 tablespoons  lime juice 
  •  Zest of 1 lime 
  • 1 cup  orange juice  (no sugar added)
  • 1 cup  unsweetened almond milk  (or any other non-diary or dairy milk)
  • 1  scoop protein powder  (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon  maple syrup or honey  (optional, in case extra sweetness is preferred)

Instructions

  1. Wash the spinach, peel the banana, zest the lime and measure the rest of the ingredients.

  2. Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender and mix until smooth. Divide into serving glasses and enjoy.

Calories: 181 Carbohydrates: 40 Protein: 3 Fat: 2 Saturated Fat: 0 Cholesterol: 0 Sodium: 201 Potassium: 800 Fiber: 4 Sugar: 26 Vitamin A: 4555 Vitamin C: 123.7 Calcium: 219 Iron: 1.9
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Amber Myers

I'd try this! I am always open to tasting new smoothie recipes. Anything that can help me not to get sick, is a win.

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Jeanette

I am always open to try new smoothies especially because they are healthy. Spinach has so many health benefits it's awesome to try. I cannot wait to try this one.

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Theresa

I used to be so scared to put spinach in my smoothies because I thought it would taste funky. Once I did though, I was shocked at how you couldn't even taste the spinach but got all of the great health benefits from blending it in. Your recipe sounds amazing! I can't wait to give it a try!

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Lynndee

I had spinach smoothie before and really enjoyed it. I've never tried this combo yet though. Looks good!

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Ice Cream n Sticky Fingers

I love making smoothies. We made a fruit smoothie and this mom snuck spinach in it. My son had no idea and it was a mom win. :) I'll have to make them again soon.

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Rena

My daughter recently had bariatric surgery and drinks a lot of smoothies like that. I'll have to save this for her.

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Karen Morse

Smoothies are a great way to start your mornings and they keep you nourished with all those must needed vitamins. I think this spinach smoothie is perfect! I'd love to make it one of these days.

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Terri Steffes

I love fresh fruits in the morning and this smoothie is a recipe that I'll enjoy. Spinach has so many health benefits, it's good that you can store it until the next day! Perfect for busy mornings!

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Fatima Torres

I love a good smoothie. I haven't found a green smoothie I enjoy, might have to look into this.

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Kathy

I love a good spinach smoothie. I actually enjoy putting spinach in my smoothies too. I think it gives it a great flavor, and it's healthier too.

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Ruth I

I honestly haven't tried a green smoothie before. They say it's healthier this way. I can't wait to try it!

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Marysa

I used to make similar smoothies, and it is nice to get the health benefits, plus they taste great! This sounds delicious.

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Beth

My kids make smoothies all the time. This looks like a great recipe.

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