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Mango Mint Green Smoothie


Mango Mint Green Smoothie
  • Quick & Easy!
  • Gluten Free!
Serves: 2Ready In: 10 minutes

Why We Like It


Refreshing and bursting with flavor, this is one of my favorite smoothies!  Feel free to add more spinach or kale and adjust to your taste!

  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 cup fresh spinach (or kale or 1/4 cup of each)
  • 1 1/2 cup mango (frozen)
  • 10 leaves fresh mint
  • 1 Tbsp dried chia seeds (or hemp seed/hemp hearts or flax seeds, OPTIONAL)
  • 1/2 Tbsp pure maple syrup

Place in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

Serve and enjoy!

Quick Tips


Use this formula as a guide, but feel free to get creative — you don’t need a recipe!

1 cup liquid (almond milk, milk, or 100% juice, or use 1/2 cup yogurt with 3/4 to 1 cup liquid)

+ 1 fruit (banana, berries, peach, grapes, pineapple, kiwi, or others of your choice)

+ 1 cup frozen fruit (frozen banana, mango, pineapple, or berries. No frozen? Use 1/2 cup of ice!)

+ 1 veggie (OPTIONAL, about 1/2 cup spinach, kale, avocado, cucumber, cauliflower or pumpkin)

+ 1 Tbsp nutritional boost (OPTIONAL, nut butter, nuts, hemp hearts, flax seeds, chia seeds, etc.)

+ 1 Tbsp sweetener (OPTIONAL, 1-2 pitted dates or 1 Tbsp of pure maple syrup, honey, or agave nectar)

Tips for a No-Fail Smoothie:

  • Add liquid first! (It will make it easier for the blades of your blender to get things moving!)
  • When making a smoothie with greens, avoid dark berries such as blueberries or blackberries.  (Your smoothie will end up being an unattractive color!)  Or, if you don’t care about how it looks — then go for it and add them in!
  • Make your smoothie first with no additional sweetener, and then taste and add the optional sweetener if desired.  Sometimes the sweetness of the fruit is enough!
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