Start the New Year Right: Green Smoothie Recipe

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to drink more Green Smoothies.  I am having so much fun with my Blendtec blender, and I loved this recipe for Green Smoothie. Even my son, Zachary, who is 10 years old, drank an entire glass. If you’re skeptical, just try it. It’s my newest favorite recipe for breakfast or afternoon pick me up.

Check out 10 awesome health benefits of drinking Green Smoothies below:

1. It boosts your energy level

2. Adds fiber to your diet which aids in digestion and eliminates toxins.

3. Reduces mood swings

4. Promotes weight loss

5. Stabilizes blood sugar levels

6. Increased antioxidant intake which helps protect against diseases

7. Helps with healthy, radiant skin

8. Increased intake of fruits and vegetables

9. Reduces unhealthy food cravings

10. Enhances the immune system

Green Smoothie

Prep Times:

10 minutes


Makes 4 glasses


1 cup unsweetened almond milk
3 stalks celery, chopped
1 cup chopped kale
1 cup arugula or romaine leaves
1 cup chopped fresh pineapple
1 cup chopped mango (I used frozen)
1 banana, frozen
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger


1. Combine all ingredients in a container of a blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Note: If you do not have frozen mango or frozen banana, use regular and add 1 cup ice cubes.

24 thoughts on “Start the New Year Right: Green Smoothie Recipe”

  1. I just got back from the market with lots of greens and saw your post – I too am going to try more green smoothies this year for good health. Happy New Year!

  2. Gosh, this is just a glass full of goodness! I usually make my green smoothies w almond milk but I want to try it without. I bet the pineapple in this makes it amazing, can’t wait to try it!

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