The first step to a healthy lifestyle is the food we put into our body. What we eat has a huge impact on how we feel about ourselves and how our days go, but it’s often difficult to find recipes that are both tasty and healthy.
This post will provide you with 7 delicious recipes–so delicious, you might forget they’re actually good for you! In addition, each recipe includes its nutritional breakdown so that you know exactly what nutrients you are putting into your body.
Green smoothies are a great way to feed your body with proper dark leafy greens which provides vitamins A, C and K, fiber and calcium, as well as powerful anti-inflammatory properties.
We’ve compiled a list of 7 super nutrient-dense green smoothies that not only provide optimum health benefits but actually taste good.
1. Super Green Smoothie Recipe For Healthy Gut
The delicious gut-healing green smoothie has all the wholesome ingredients needed to help soothe the gut and improve digestion.
This recipe is perfect for those experiencing gut problems such as IBS, bloating, stomach cramps, and other digestive issues.
Not only does this green smoothie have all the right ingredients to help combat leaky gut problems but it is also satisfying for the taste buds!
This recipe was inspired by Dr. Josh Axe’s gut healing smoothie. We made a few changes to his original recipe to suit the taste buds more.
- 1-2 cups full-fat coconut milk or almond milk
- 2 cups kale
- 1 cup pineapple
- 2 cups spinach
- 1/2 avocado
- 2 frozen bananas, cut into chunks
- 1 tsp freshly grated ginger
- 1/2 tablespoon chia or flax seeds
- 1 tablespoon raw honey or manuka honey
- 2 tablespoons collagen powder
Blend all the ingredients in a high-speed blender for a couple of minutes or until it has a completely smooth consistency.
Serve in a glass and enjoy!
2. Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Green Smoothie
This is one of the best tasting anti-inflammatory smoothies I’ve come across. It helps to reduce inflammation and joint pain. It also makes a great post-workout smoothie as it helps with fast recovery.
3. 7-Day Detox Green Smoothie for Weight Loss
This 7-day detox is one of the most powerful and quickest ways to shed pounds.
Try this detox green smoothie for 7 days only. This will help reset your body, remove the harmful toxins and ultimately put your body in a fat-burning state.
The goal is to eliminate processed foods and refined sugars in your diet so that your body can effectively burn fat for energy.
Aside from losing weight, this detox smoothie can help reduce inflammation, balance hormone levels and control high blood pressure.
7-Day Detox Smoothie Recipe
- 1 cup coconut water
- 1/2 medium sized cucumber (chopped)
- 3/4 cup fresh pineapple
- 1 large celery stalk (chopped)
- A small handful of parsley (chopped)
- Add all the ingredients in a large blender and blast for about 45 seconds, until you get a smooth consistency.
- Pour into a large glass and enjoy!
ALWAYS buy organic ingredients when possible.
Make sure you drink 4 glasses per day, starting from breakfast and have your last glass right before bedtime.
After a couple of days, you will begin to notice fat melting off your body. Combining this 7-day day detox plan with regular exercise will give you the best results!
4. Keto Green Smoothie
If you’re on a low carb or keto diet then this smoothie is for you. It is sugar free and packed with healthy fats. Perfect for those looking to lose weight.
5. Anti-Aging Green Smoothie
It’s no secret that green smoothies are great for our overall health, but did you know they contain they contain ingredients which provide anti-aging properties? There’s no better way to keep your skin healthy and to prevent premature aging than drinking this perfect anti-aging green smoothie!
6. Peanut Butter Green Smoothie
This one is for all of you peanut butter lovers out there. Finally, we’ve found a green smoothie that doesn’t taste all green! This one has all the great nutritional benefits from leafy greens and all the protein-packed peanut butter goodness!
7. Fat Burning Green Smoothie
Looking for a healthy way to lose weight? Then this fat burning green smoothie is perfect for you. It’s super easy to make, delicious and great for achieving a slimmer body.
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