My Favourite Green Smoothie – Vegan + Gluten-free

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My Favourite Green Smoothie - Vegan + Gluten-free | savannamehrad.com This delicious glass of green goodness? This, my friends, is the best way to start your day off. Hence why I call it My Favourite Green Smoothie.

It’s light, refreshing, chock full of healthy fruits and veggies and will give you an instant energy boost.

My Favourite Green Smoothie - Vegan + Gluten-free | savannamehrad.com I mean, come on…would you look at that glorious glass of green goodness. Doesn’t it make you want to take a giant sip?

5 ingredients and 10 minutes from start to finish is all it takes for you to jump on board this Green Smoothie train. All aboard!

My Favourite Green Smoothie - Vegan + Gluten-free | savannamehrad.com This Green Smoothie is my all time favourite breakfast go-to. It’s so easy to make and is a great way to sneak in some extra veggies first thing in the morning.

Apple, Banana, Orange, Spinach and Kale are all you need to start this smoothie party. Oh, and a blender of course 😉

The colour comes from the addition of fresh spinach and kale. Not a fan of kale in your smoothies? Not to worry! The orange balances out the “green” flavour in this smoothie, helping the sweet, fruity flavours to come through.

My Favourite Green Smoothie - Vegan + Gluten-free | savannamehrad.com My Favourite Green Smoothie - Vegan + Gluten-free | savannamehrad.com Pile all those goodies into your blender, add a bit of water and turn that baby on high. Let it whirl for about 3-4 minutes, or until smooth, and you’re all set to pour yourself a giant glass of My Favourite Green Smoothie.

My Favourite Green Smoothie - Vegan + Gluten-free | savannamehrad.com My Favourite Green Smoothie - Vegan + Gluten-free | savannamehrad.com I started having green smoothies for breakfast about 2 years ago and instantly noticed a difference in my health. I had more energy throughout the day, I felt less bloated, my skin was clearer, my nails were stronger and I just felt “better” overall.

I’ve experimented with all sorts of different flavours and additions to this green smoothie recipe – cucumber, celery, berries – and I always end up coming back to this old standby. Hence, why it’s my favourite 😉

My Favourite Green Smoothie - Vegan + Gluten-free | savannamehrad.com My Favourite Green Smoothie - Vegan + Gluten-free | savannamehrad.com Not only is this a great go-to breakfast, but I’ve also been known to make this for a light lunch and dinner option. It’s also a great way to “reset” your system after a day of indulgences.

Had too much cake the night before? Have a green smoothie!

Going out for a big celebration dinner with friends? Have a green smoothie for lunch!

Don’t have time to make yourself a “real” meal? Have a green smoothie!

See? My Favourite Green Smoothie is the answer to everything!

My Favourite Green Smoothie - Vegan + Gluten-free | savannamehrad.com So make up a pitcher of My Favourite Green Smoothie today – I just know you’re going to love it!

Share some pics of your own green smoothie with us on Instagram and tag them #glutenfreeveganpantry so that I can admire them from the comfort of my living room.

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Lots of love & happy eats, Savanna | savannamehrad.com

My Favourite Green Smoothie - Vegan + Gluten-free
 
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This light, refreshing green smoothie is the perfect way to start your day off. Bursting with flavour and full of nutrition, you're going to love how quick and simple this recipe is!
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Recipe type: Breakfast, Smoothie
Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten-free
Serves: 2½ cups
Ingredients
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup kale
  • ½ banana, frozen
  • 1 apple, cored and chopped
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 orange, peeled and in sections
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients into a high-speed blender, in the order listed.
  2. Blend on high for 3-5 minutes, or until smooth.
  3. Enjoy!
Notes
Best if enjoyed immediately. Can be stored to drink the next day - place in an airtight container and refrigerate.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: Entire Recipe Calories: 284 Fat: 1g Saturated fat: 0g Unsaturated fat: 0g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 70g Sugar: 44g Sodium: 58mg Fiber: 12g Protein: 7g Cholesterol: 0mg

 

Savanna

Hello! Welcome to the SavannaMehrad.com! My name is Savanna and I'm so excited that you've decided to stop by and check out my little blog.

This blog started out as a journey of living adventurously in the kitchen, trialing gluten free, vegan, whole food recipes that you and your whole family can enjoy.

Fast forward a few years and I've chosen to breath new life into it, this time, focus on my mental health journey, sharing the tools, resources and practices that continue to help me on my self-healing path.

I hope that you'll enjoy tagging along with me on this new adventure - I can't wait to share all of my ideas with each of you and look forward to your feedback along the way. I'd love to hear from you - whether it's a comment on a post, sharing your own unique journey or even just a quick hello! Feel free to leave a note in the comments or send me an email at savanna [at] savannamehrad.com.

Lots of love and big hugs!
-Savanna

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2 Comments

  1. Very good and versatile smoothie recipe! I didn’t have spinach, so I used lettuce. So far, it is the easiest way to have my 3 years old eat fruits and vegetables!

    1. Great substitution with the lettuce! I love that you gave this to your 3 year old!! You get the amazing mom award! 🙂

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