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Seven Spinach Smoothie Recipes to Help You Lose Weight

by Katie Reed

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Seven Spinach Smoothie Recipes for Spring

It’s Spring! And for many of us that means a renewed effort to get healthy in time for summer! One great way to do that is to take in as many nutrients as possible. And while chomping on carrot sticks appeals to some, I prefer to drink my fruit and veg in the form of delicious smoothies. And since I’m quite severely anemic, I like to include spinach in as many recipes as possible. So I thought I’d share seven of my very favorite spinach smoothie recipes that are easy to make, delicious and totally good for you!

The best ratio for a a healthy spinach smoothie is 40% spinach or other leafy green (I suggest kale) to 60% fruit.

Spinach is a super food as it carries health benefits of  vitamins A (as beta-carotene), C, K, and folate, calcium, dietary fiber,  and iron. Spinach also carries selenium, zinc, phosphorus, potassium, copper, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6 and E.

Spinach also protects against certain cancers of the stomach, skin, breast, prostate, ovaries and colon.  It helps maintain cardiovascular health. It’s vital in the prevention of  heart attacks and stroke. And it can help diseases like asthma and rheumatoid arthritis. It really IS a super food!

Here are the recipes that will help you reap the health benefits of this awesome food.

Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie

Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie

1 cups spinach, fresh
3⁄4 cup water
3⁄4 cup orange juice
1 cup blueberries (Frozen)
1 banana
1/2 cup Yogurt (non-fat)

Tropical Smoothie

Tropical Smoothie 

2 cups spinach, fresh
1 cup orange juice
1 cup Chopped Mango (frozen)
1 cup pineapple (frozen)
1 /2 cup chopped orange or halos

Farmers Market Smoothie

Farmers Market Smoothie 

2 cups spinach, fresh
1 cup orange juice
1 cup strawberries ( frozen )
1 apple peeled and chopped ( Frozen )
1 Orange or Halo peeled and chopped ( frozen )

Triple berry smoothie

Triple Berry Smoothie 

2 cups spinach, fresh
1 cup orange juice
1/2  cup Raspberries
1/2 cup of Blackberries
1/2 cup of Blueberries

Surfrider smoothie

Surfrider Smoothie ( similar to Jamba Juice ) 

1 cup spinach, fresh
1 cup orange juice
1 cup strawberries (frozen)
Juice of 1 Lemon
Juice of 1 lime

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Strawberry Banana Smoothie 

2 cups spinach, fresh
1/2 cup Non-fat yogurt
3⁄4 cup orange juice
2 cups strawberries ( frozen )
2 bananas

Cantaloupe Smoothie

Cantaloupe Smoothie 

2 cups spinach, fresh
1 cup orange juice
2 cups cantaloupe chopped in small pieces (frozen)
1 banana

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13 comments

Cathy April 5, 2015 - 1:19 pm

Smoothies are one of my favorites right now and you have put together some amazing ones to start spring with. Thank you for sharing at Share It One More Time. Pinning. Cathy

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Eloquence April 6, 2015 - 9:47 am

These look like delicious smoothie recipes!

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Allie April 6, 2015 - 10:26 pm

I am so pinning this! I was on a green smoothie kick for the longest time, and I truly felt like my best self. But as soon as I stopped… it’s so hard to get going again. Maybe this will be the inspiration I need!

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Kelsey April 7, 2015 - 2:37 pm

I drink smoothies for breakfast most days and have been trying to incorporate spinach and kale more often… these are fantastic ideas! Thank you!

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Carrie Groneman April 7, 2015 - 6:43 pm

I LOVE all these recipes and want to try all of them!!! I featured you on my FB page and watch next wed at the Blog Hop. Carrie, A Mother’s Shadow, http://www.amothersshadow.com

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Happysuz April 8, 2015 - 7:26 pm

I often have spinach smoothies, but get bored of the same old ingredients. I am totally pinning this and can’t wait to try something new tomorrow morning!

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Alyssa @ Piece of Home April 9, 2015 - 10:59 am

These all look fabulous! We love putting spinach in our smoothie and will have to try some of these recipes soon! So in LOVE with your cups! Did you make those cute burlap covers or where did you get them? I want a set of these cups! Adorable!

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Mary Denman April 11, 2015 - 2:21 pm

Spinach sounds way better than kale!

Dropping by from My Turn for Us. 🙂

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Janice Wald April 12, 2015 - 4:40 pm

I love spinache, especially creamed spinache. Thanks for coming to the Inspire Me Linky Party on Monday. I’m Janice, one of your hostesses.

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Marj S April 30, 2015 - 6:43 pm

Thanks for sharing the recipes. I love blueberries and I’m going to try that one first. Your photos looks so lovely all the smoothies look so enticing.

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Megin January 7, 2016 - 2:17 pm

These look great! I need to heat clean now that the holidays are over! Pinned.
I would love for you to join us and share each week at Brag About It link party on VMG206 (Mondays at Midnight).
~ Megin of VMG206

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Marie January 8, 2016 - 11:05 am

These look delicious! I really think I need to start trying this smoothie thing (plus I love spinach). Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday this week!

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Carol January 6, 2017 - 6:43 am

I agree spinach is so healthy for us; I put it in all my smoothies.

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