7 Power Packed Detox Green Smoothie Recipes

7 Power Packed Detox Green Smoothie Recipes

Hey! Is the thought of eating green vegetables a deal breaker for you? Well, if it is, you are not alone! Many including our celebs admit to it. Simultaneously, the fact cannot be denied that you actually need to get them in your body for those quintessential nutrients! But how do we do it? The answer lies in drinking the mouth-smacking and utterly delicious detox green smoothies!

Smoothies are a rage currently because of their nourishing and detoxifying properties! The importance of detoxification can be understood by the simple fact that it is imperative to cleanse your body of accumulated toxins regularly to keep your digestive system robust, maintain your immune health, enhance your energy levels; promote healthy hair, glowing skin and above all, accelerate your weight loss goals! The best thing about these creamy concoctions is that they are low and calories and so yummy that it leaves your taste buds craving for more! Getting all vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemical loaded green veggies pass through a blender works like a pre-digestion of bulky foods and help your body get instant access to all nutrients! Even the kids love them! Is it any wonder that almost any celeb nowadays can be spotted with a green smoothie in their hands!

 The beauty of these green smoothies is that you can combine and experiment with a host of different ingredients and get the perfect blend for yourself to enjoy at just about any time if the day–even at midnight! To get you kick-started into it, we share some free recipes of green detox smoothies from leading nutritionists, wellness spas, and chefs which are refreshing, easy and simple to make and undoubtedly delicious! Read on:

Detox Island Green Smoothie Recipe

All of you who love pineapple would love this tasty and refreshing island green smoothie recipe. Low in calories and loaded with fruits, its natural sweet taste will pamper your taste buds to the hilt. The ingredients required to make it for 2 servings are:

Ingredients

Banana- 1 of medium size

Mango- ½ cup

Pineapple- ½ cup

Strawberries- 1 cup

Unsweetened coconut milk/almond milk- 2 cups

Spinach- 1 cup packed

Juice of 1 lime

Honey- 1 tsp (optional)

Ginger root- 1 tbsp (optional)

To prepare it, one simply needs to put everything into a blender and blend till a concoction is obtained. It is preferable if you use frozen fruits to avoid adding ice cubes for chilling. Each fruit imparts its own sweetness which is wonderfully balanced by the tangy flavor of pineapple and lime juice. Taste can be enhanced with some ginger slices. The drink is best for you if you really hate spinach! You can access its vitamins, iron and other nutrients without even realizing you are ingesting! Its taste does not come through on this drink! According to calorie count.com, per serving of this drink provides you with:

 

Detox Island Green Smoothie Recipe
Detox Island Green Smoothie Recipe

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Nutrition Value

Calories: 206

Fat: 5.1 g

Carbohydrates: 41g

Fiber: 6.3g

Protein: 2.5g

Sugar: 26.1g

Sodium: 55mg

Apart from it, the drink provides you with A, C &D; calcium and iron. Enjoy this detox drink to kick-start your metabolism at any point of the day though morning is an ideal time.

Mariano’s Green Detox Smoothie Recipe

Mariano has got the mix right of vegetables and sweet fruits such that no bland taste of any vegetables is evident. Thinner than most smoothies, these are creamy and refreshing. The star of each of these drinks is kale which is a treasure-house of vitamins and a powerful anti-oxidant to detoxify your body. The dash of cayenne in the smoothie not only enhances the flavor but is a blessing to your metabolism as well. To make this wonderful and cleansing smoothie at home, you need:

Ingredients

Kale-3/4 cup

Granny Smith Apple- ¼, medium sliced

Pear- 1/4, medium sliced

Frozen Pineapple- 3 pieces

Frozen Banana- 2 pieces of 2 inches each

Orange- 1/2

Frozen Green Grapes-1/2 cup

Cayenne Pepper- a dash

Put everything through a blender till the thick creamy smoothie is ready to be poured into your glass to enjoy! If you count your calories, check out the smoothie’s nutrition table below per serving of 16 oz:

Mariano’s Green Detox Smoothie Recipe
Mariano’s Green Detox Smoothie Recipe

Nutrition Value Per Serving of 160z

Calories 170 Sodium 40 mg
Total Fat 1g Potassium 0 mg
Saturated 0.1g Total carbs 43g
Polyunsaturated 0 g Dietary fiber 6 gm
Monounsaturated 0g Sugars 27g
Trans 0g Protein 3 g
Cholesterol 0g
Vitamin A 145% Calcium 12%
Vitamin C 133% Iron 13%

Lemon-Lime Kale Detox Green Smoothie

Lemon and lime call for a double detox punch. With added cleaning properties of kale and creaminess and taste of banana, you are ready for a lip-smacking detox smoothie. These home-made recipes can beat any commercial stuff and even help in fast weight loss to boost your efforts! Limes and lemons, being rich in Vitamin C not only help cleanse and detox but helps the liver to produce glutathione, The Mother of All Antioxidants. Kale provides the necessary fiber and chlorophyll which is known to flush out all the heavy metals and toxins out of the body. To prepare it, you require:

Ingredients

Water- 1 cup

Lemon- 1/2 peeled and seeded

Lime-1/2 peeled and seeded

Frozen Banana- 1

Kale- 1 cup with stems removed

Honey/Maple Syrup- 1 tablespoon

Fresh Ginger- 1/2 tablespoon (optional)

Celtic Sea Salt- a dash (optional)

Frozen blueberries – 1/2 cup (optional)

You need to blend all the ingredients together in a blender and enjoy the wholesome, nutritious and healthy delight for a glowing skin.

Lemon-Lime Kale Detox Green Smoothie
Lemon-Lime Kale Detox Green Smoothie

Nutrition Value

Calories: 191

Fat: 1 gm

Protein: 3 gm

Carbohydrates: 52g

Fiber: 5g

Sugar: 32g

Vitamin A: 34% RDA

Vitamin C: 91% RDA

Vitamin K: 142%

Calcium: 5% RDA

Iron: 5% RDA

Beauty Detox Green Smoothie Recipe

Is your diet regime taking the glow out of your face? Is your normal work stress leaving you dull and irritated? Bounce back your beauty with this superb beauty green smoothie recipe crafted by Kimberly Synder. Overflowing with vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants, this beneficial beauty drink can be your all time staple. You can even freeze it and use it for about 2-3 days as long as it is covered. To prepare it in bulk, you need:

Ingredients

Chopped Spinach- 7 cups

Chopped Romaine Lettuce- 6 cups

Cold Filtered Water- 2 cups

Chopped Celery- 1 ½ cups

Apple – 1 medium sized each, cored and coarsely chopped

Pear- 1 medium sized each, cored and coarsely chopped

Banana- 1 peeled and cut in thirds

Lemon Juice- 2 tablespoons

Minced Fresh Cilantro (with stems) – ½ cup (optional)

Minced Fresh Parsley (with stems) – ½ cup (optional)

Beauty Detox Green Smoothie Recipe
Beauty Detox Green Smoothie Recipe

To prepare it, first add spinach, romaine, and water in a blender and process from low and gradually move to high till smooth. Now add celery, pear, apple and optional items if using and blend again. Now add banana, lemon juice, and ice, if required and blend until smooth. Enjoy a glass and refrigerate rest. You can incorporate variation by using kale, chard, arugula etc. However, avoid melons as it does not combine well with the listed produce.

Alkalizing Green Detox

All our green detox till now had fruits and banana as the base. Challenge your taste-buds with this fruit-free nutrient loaded, alkalizing and cleansing drink made from only fresh greens. To prepare it you require:

Ingredients

1/2 organic cucumber, chopped

1/4 cup parsley

1/2 lemon peeled

1/2 avocado, peeled and pitted

2 cups organic raw spinach

1 cup coconut water

6 ice cubes

Blend everything in a blender until smooth and enjoy immediately.

Alkalizing Green Detox Smoothie
Alkalizing Green Detox Smoothie

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Keto Fruit- Free Green Detox Smoothie

The benefit of Hemp seeds is being highly touted these days. It is not only rich in proteins, omega-3 fatty acids but also one of the rare sources of edible GLA which is a fatty acid produced by the liver in our body. This GLA reduces inflammation, lowers cholesterol, regulates hormones and balanced skin conditions. Hemp protein powder is easily available nowadays and you can actually prepare delicious smoothies. However, you must remember that it does not dissolve in water. To prepare its delicious and naturally nutrient dense smoothie, you need:

Ingredients

Unsweetened almond milk- 1.5 cup

Fresh lemon juice- 2-3 tablespoons

Alcohol-free vanilla extract-1/4 teaspoon

Hemp Pro 70 protein powder, vanilla flavor- 1 scoop or 30 gm

Avocado- 35 gm or ½ medium sized, peeled and pitted

Raw baby spinach- 1 cup or 50 gm

Ice cubes- 3-4

Blend everything on high speed till smooth and enjoy immediately.

Keto Fruit- Free Green Detox Smoothie
Keto Fruit- Free Green Detox Smoothie

Green Juice Goodness

The right combination and proportion of greens are crucial to the taste of your smoothie. However, you can never go wrong with the mild combination of cucumber and tomato. Adding fresh fragrant herbs to it takes this detox drink to a whole new level. To prepare it, you need:

Ingredients

Cucumbers- 4 large

Tomatoes- 4 large

Kale- 1/2 bunch or to taste

Basil- 1 bunch

Garlic clove- 1

Green onion- as per taste

Blend everything in a blender and enjoy immediately. Do remember to peel off the skin of cucumber in case it is not organic. The smoothie is extremely low in calories and can be your ideal dinner.

Green Juice Goodness
Green Juice Goodness

We hope to have given you plenty of ideas that would make getting your greens a cinch! You can always make variations to it according to your taste. Do you have any other delicious green detox smoothie recipe up your sleeve? Which ones of ours did you like the most? Do share your opinions and experiences with us in the comments section below. In the meantime, enjoy any of the lip-smacking green smoothies!

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