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Best Green Monster Smoothie Recipe

Green Monster Smoothie

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  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1
  • Category: Smoothie, Breakfast
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Vegan

Description

This 1 L green monster smoothie contains a salads worth of green veggies but mixed with frozen fruit and protein powder, you won’t even know they’re in there!


Ingredients

  • handful of fresh spinach (50 g)
  • 23 leaves of kale, de-stemmed (50 g)
  • 1/2 a small zucchini, chopped into a few pieces (85 g)
  • 1 rib celery, chopped into a few pieces (65 g)
  • 1 cup frozen peach slices (140 g)
  • 1/2 cup frozen sliced strawberries (70 g)
  • 1 scoop vanilla plant-based protein (30 g)
  • 1 1/2 cups plant-based milk or water
  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds
  • small piece of fresh ginger root (optional)

Instructions

  1. Add of the ingredients to a high-speed blender and slowly increase speed to maximum and then blend  up to 60 seconds until completely smooth and creamy.
  2. Pour into a glass and enjoy.

Notes

Optional ingredients and substitutions:

  • add 2 tbsp almomd butter, peanut butter or 1/4 of an avocado
  • use ground flax or chia seeds instead of hemp seeds
  • add 1 tsp of any superfood like chorella, maca, spirulina or moringa
  • 1/2 frozen banana for extra creaminess and sweetness

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 345
  • Fat: 11 g
  • Carbohydrates: 34 g
  • Fiber: 11 g
  • Protein: 34 g