5 Veggie – Only Green Smoothie Recipes

5  Veggie   Only Green Smoothie Recipes

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Vegetable smoothies are a great way to incorporate more vegetables into your diet. Vegetables contain essential vitamins and minerals. Some of the most nutrient-dense vegetables are kale, spinach and romaine lettuce. They are also high in fiber, phytonutrients and low in calories. Also, eating vegetables on daily basis can help you lose weight.

1.  Cucumber smoothie with ginger

This cucumber smoothie with ginger is healthy and refreshing. Cucumber is low in calories and high in valuable nutrients.

Ingredients:

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1 medium cucumber, peeled and sliced
2 cups water
1 cup spinach
1/2 tsp. fresh ginger, peeled and chopped

Instructions:

Ina food processor or blender, add the cucumber, water, spinach, and ginger. Mix until well combined. Serve cold. Done!

2. Celery smoothie

Celery is high in vitamin C, manganese and beta-carotene. Consuming celery on a regular basis can help you to lose lower the high cholesterol and lose weight.

Ingredients:

1 celery stalk, chopped
1 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
1 cup baby spinach
1 small cucumber, chopped
1 cup water
Ice cubes, optional

Instructions:

Ina blender, add all the ingredients and mix until well combined. Serve cold.

3. Spinach smoothie

Even your kids will love this easy to make spinach smoothie. Spinach is high in vitamins C and K. Vitamin K helps maintain bone strength.

Ingredients:

3cups spinach leaves
1 cup kale leaves, chopped
2 cups water
Mint leaves, to garnish
Ice cubes
1 tsp. spirulina

Instructions:

Add the spinach, kale, water, ice cubes, and parsley in a blender and blend until smooth. Garnish with mint leaves. Enjoy your smoothie.

4. Celery smoothie with romaine lettuce

Celery is high in, folic acid, magnesium, and calcium vitamins a, B2, B6 and C, potassium. Romaine lettuce is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Romaine lettuce has a high water content, which can help you feel full for longer.

Ingredients:

2 stalks of celery
3 cups romaine lettuce
1 cup baby spinach
1 cup kale
½ cup fennel bulb, shredded
2 tsp. spirulina
2 cups water
Ice cubes

Instructions:

In a food processor or a blender add the celery, romaine lettuce, baby spinach, kale, fennel bulb, spirulina, water and ice cubes and mix until well incorporated. Serve and enjoy.

5. Zucchini smoothie with fennel

Zucchini is an amazing source of, antioxidants, vitamins C and A, fibers and manganese. Zucchini is also high in B vitamins which help metabolize sugars in the body. Fennel bulb is also high in vitamin C which helps boost our immune system. This vegetable is also a great source of heart-healthy potassium, copper, phosphorus, molybdenum calcium, folate, manganese, and pantothenic acid.

Ingredients:

½ cup fennel bulb, shredded
2 cups zucchini, peeled, chopped
5 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 small cucumber, chopped
1 cup water
Ice cubes
Mint leaves, to garnish

Instructions:

In a food processor or blender, add the fennel, zucchini, fresh parsley, celery, chopped cucumber, water and ice cubes. Mix until well incorporated. Garnish with mint leaves. Serve cold.

5  Veggie   Only Green Smoothie Recipes