The Healthiest and Easiest Smoothie Recipe

The Healthiest Smoothie Recipe

I have become obsessed with smoothies lately. I just love them. They are so refreshing especially when it’s so hot out. I make them almost every day and while I used to say I would prefer to eat my food, than drink it, I guess I have changed my mind. I have been sharing so many pictures of my smoothies in my instagram stories that I thought it was time to share my recipe. It’s actually super easy and super healthy. I find that so many smoothies contain so many bad ingredients, so I am excited to share this recipe as it’s actually good for you.

The Healthiest and Easiest Smoothie Recipe

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I make these smoothies any time of the day. Sometimes it’s for breakfast, sometimes an afternoon snack and sometimes after dinner. I have done it all and I can tell you that no matter what time of day you make it, it will be delicious.

The Healthiest Smoothie Recipe

Add in the following and blend. The more ice, the thicker your smoothie will be:

  • 1/2 blender full of Spinach
  • 1/5 blender full of Ice
  • 1/5 blender full of Water
  • Any fruit, any amount. I like orange, banana, pineapple and/or strawberries
  • 2-3 drops of essential oils. I like lemon, orange, grapefruit and/or citrus fresh
  • Small piece of ginger
  • Scoop of Vanilla protein powder

Voila. It really is that easy and that delicious. I highly recommend the Vitamix blender. We used to have the Ninja, and honestly the Vitamix is worth every penny spent and in my opinion, is much better than the Ninja.

Have questions? I would love to hear what you would add in to your smoothies that I don’t have listed above.

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  • Rebecca Jo
    Posted at 07:43h, 05 July Reply

    I never thought to put essential oils in mine before. Interesting!

  • Lindsay Tankersley
    Posted at 12:20h, 05 July Reply

    Thanks for sharing!
    Is this the only smoothie you make? Do you get tired of the same flavor everyday? I try to switch up my fruits daily so I cam have different flavors. I also have both vanilla and chocolate flavored protein powder. I use Skinnymom protein powder. It’s healthy and so delicious. Doesnt taste like protein powder. Thr vanilla tastes like cake batter and the chocolate tastes like hot chocolate or chocolate pudding! Let me know if you want to look at the link to it or I can send pic of nutrition facts.

    Also…I use the individual cup for my smoothies as me and hubby like different flavors (I hate bananas) so we do individual servings. How would you cut this recipe down to just a single serving?

  • Kelli {A Deeper Joy}
    Posted at 14:05h, 05 July Reply

    I have wanted a Vitamix for so long! Maybe someday I’ll bite the bullet and spend the money. I am not impressed with my Ninja. My Nutribullet seems to work the best!

  • Lisa @ AmateurNester
    Posted at 17:38h, 05 July Reply

    YUM. Sounds good. I never thought to put a piece of ginger it smoothies, but I’ll have to try it. We have a Vitamix and it’s super powerful, but I must admit I bought a small Nutribullet because it’s much easier to clean if I’m the only one drinking the smoothie.

  • Patricia
    Posted at 12:19h, 06 July Reply

    I’ll have to bookmark this one!! Sounds yummy!!

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