Green Smoothie


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or any preferred milk)
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt (plain or flavored)
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter (or any nut butter)
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup (optional, for added sweetness)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Ice cubes (optional, for a chilled smoothie)


  1. Peel the banana and break it into smaller chunks.
  2. In a blender, add the banana chunks, fresh spinach leaves, almond milk, Greek yogurt, almond butter, honey or maple syrup (if using), and vanilla extract.
  3. Blend on high speed until all the ingredients are well combined and the smoothie reaches a creamy consistency.
  4. If desired, add a few ice cubes to the blender and blend again until the smoothie becomes chilled.
  5. Taste the smoothie and adjust the sweetness or thickness as needed by adding more honey, milk, or ice cubes.
  6. Pour the green smoothie into a glass or portable container.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy the refreshing and nutritious green smoothie.

Calorie breakdown per serving (approximate):

  • Calories: 290
  • Protein: 13g
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Sugar: 21g

Note: The calorie count may vary depending on the specific brands and quantities of ingredients used.

This green smoothie is a fantastic way to start your day with a burst of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. The combination of fresh spinach, banana, almond milk, Greek yogurt, and almond butter provides a creamy and nutritious blend. The smoothie is rich in protein and fiber, which helps keep you full and satisfied throughout the morning. Customize the sweetness by adding honey or maple syrup according to your preference. Enjoy this refreshing green smoothie as a healthy breakfast or a post-workout snack. It's a convenient and delicious way to incorporate more greens into your diet and fuel your body with essential nutrients. Sip on this green goodness and feel refreshed and nourished all day long.