Kelly’s Super Green Smoothie

Last Updated 20th August 2019
Super Green Smoothie Recipe

“We all love convenience, don’t we? To get so much goodness in one meal is the miracle of the smoothie!” – Kelly, Nutribuddy’s uber-knowledgeable nutritional advisor.

Kelly is the ultimate nutritional wizard in our eyes – so if she says we should make a smoothie, we’re damn well making one.

And it totally makes sense. There’s no quicker or easier way to gain a mega-dose of nutrients, vitamins and natural goodness than a wholefood-packed, leafy green smoothie!

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Ingredients
Method
Nutritional Values

With that said, we thought it was high time to share Kelly’s favourite super green smoothie recipe with you. Speaking of her inspiration behind this zesty green creation, she said: 

“There is so much information on types of diets for different diseases. Be it heart disease, Alzheimer’s or Cancer, the advice is to consume mainly plant-based wholefoods, eat lots of greens, berries, beans, legumes, nuts and seeds daily ?  

Eat a rainbow and whole grains ? Try new things and make nourishing food a fun adventure ?”

Super Green Smoothie Recipe before it's blended
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It’s true! Even the World Health Organization states that healthy, colourful diets are key to a long and healthy life, while diets low in essential nutrients can contribute to the development of chronic diseases. So, this super green smoothie recipe is a fabulous way to regularly boost your vitamin and antioxidant intake and follow that exact advice!

Not only will the vibrant, vivid green colour of this tangy treat cheer you up on a grey day, but because it’s literally teeming with nutritious whole foods, it’s sure to nourish you from the inside-out, perk up your immune system and help your body fight off chronic disease over the long-term. After all, prevention is always better than cure.

So, let’s get stuck into Kelly’s super zesty, mega tangy, ultra-green super smoothie recipe! Yum.

Super Green Smoothie Recipe Ingredients: Cucumber, Ginger, Spinach

Kelly’s Super Green Smoothie


INGREDIENTS

  • 2 sticks of celery
  • A handful of spinach
  • 10 slices cucumber
  • 1 small banana
  • A handful of blueberries
  • 1 tsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp flaxseeds
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder (or freshly grated, if you have it!)
  • A sprinkling of black pepper
  • 1 scoop Nutribuddy Shake Complete
  • A generous squeeze of fresh lemon or lime juice
  • A dash of plant-based milk (Kelly used oat) or water

METHOD

  1. Chop, wash and prep all your ingredients.
  2. Add all the ingredients to your blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Add more or less liquid depending on your preferred smoothie consistency. Use less for a thick and creamy shake or add water for a refreshing, juicy boost!
  4. Enjoy!
Green Smoothie in Glass with Lime

NUTRITIONAL VALUES

Typical Nutritional ValuesPer Smoothie
Energy kj1298
Energy kcal289
Fat (g)19
of which saturates (g)1.3
Carbohydrates (g)31
of which sugars (g)19
Fibre (g)13
Protein (g)11
Salt (g)0.32
Nutrient BreakdownPer 100g
Minerals & Trace Elements
Sodium (mg)33.7
Potassium (mg)314
Chloride (mg)98
Calcium (mg)59
Phosphorus (mg)69
Magnesium (mg)38.2
Iron (mg)1.5
Zinc (mg)0.5
Copper (mg)0.12
Manganese (mg)0.47
Selenium (ug)3
Iodine (ug)1.5
Vitamins
Vitamin A (ret eq) (ug)19.5
Carotene (ug)0
Vitamin E (mg)0.24
Vitamin K 1 (ug)21.3
Thiamin (B1 ) (mg)0.1
Riboflavin (B2 ) (mg)0.06
Niacin total(B3 ) (mg)0.9
Niacin (mg)0.39
Tryptophan (mg)19.2
Pantothenic Acid (B5) (mg)0.34
Vitamin B 6 (mg)0.11
Folates (B9) Total (ug)25.4
Vitamin B 12 (ug)0.11
Biotin (B7) (ug)1.3
Vitamin C (mg)7.5

So, we hope this becomes your go-to green super smoothie for a regular boost of vitamin goodness – trust us, your body will thank you!

Before you go, make sure to check out our other smoothie recipes (admittedly, we’re a little obsessed with ’em) and take a sneaky peak at our fantastic range of natural, nutritious, vegan shakes.


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The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Nutribuddy Ltd.

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After graduating from University with a 1st class marketing degree, I ventured into the world of freelance marketing. I now work as Nutribuddy’s Marketing Assistant on all things content and social media! Originally from North Wales but now based in Chester, I spend my free time writing on my blog, hanging out with my sausage dog and travelling. As a self-confessed animal-lover who’s trying to lead an increasingly eco-friendly lifestyle, I’m super happy to be working with an ethical, cruelty-free and vegan brand like Nutribuddy!