Three Shades of Green Recipe

Recipe Classifications

Cuisine:

American

Meal:

Smoothie / Shake

Diet:

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Soy-Free

Rainbow:

Green

Freezes well:

Yes

Prep Time  (total time):

Under 15 Minutes  (Under 15 Minutes)

Three Shades of Green Recipe

This Three Shades of Green Recipe is one of the most nutritious smoothie recipes on our list because it’s powered by the three most important greens in the world: Spinach, kale, and green tea leaves.

Three Shades of Green Recipe

Besides the fact that you can consume more than 100% of vitamins A and K in a single beverage, y’all will also notice how this drink casts its magic when it comes to hydration.

Thus, this smoothie is perfect not only for summer days but also before, during, and after sports or an intense workout. Not to mention that the matcha green tea powder also offers a healthy dose of caffeine without the unhealthy side effects associated with coffee – Another reason to incorporate this smoothie on your diet when you’re about to do HIIT, circuit, or heavy cardio workouts. 

Thus, if you’re in search of a lower sugar sports drink that’s healthier and oh so yummy, consider this Three Shades of Green Recipe.

Happy Blending!

Three Shades of Green

A great way to incorporate three of the most important greens in the world! It’s a total hydration drink in an instant that’s perfect not only for summer days but also during sports or an intense workout.
Course Drinks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 126kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh coconut water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 1 tsp matcha powder
  • 1 cup of fresh spinach
  • 1 cup fresh kale stemmed
  • ¼ piece ripe avocado
  • 2 Medjool dates pitted
  • 1 cup of ice

Instructions

  • Begin by processing the first 4 ingredients in a blender. Add the remaining ingredients and blend on low speed for 5 seconds. Then, pulse it on high for another 5 seconds or until the mixture is smooth and homogenous.
  • Pour into a glass, serve, and enjoy!

Notes

  • For the Paleo, DASH, and Mediterranean version, simply remove the agave nectar from this recipe.

Nutrition

Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 558mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 3284IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 1mg

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The Husband

Hi! I’m Mike. I’m happily married and have a young daughter. I’ve lived all over the world and have learned a lot from seeing others’ perspectives. I’ve also had many life altering health challenges. Fortunately, my lovely and brilliant wife helped save me by finding a new and better way for us to live. We started The Healthy Treehouse to share what we’ve learned and to learn from others, too.