Creamy Ginger Green Smoothie

I think after the eventful week I’ve had here on Nutrition Stripped, it was only fitting for the first recipe to share on “the new look” of Nutrition Stripped to be a green smoothie…had to. This smoothie is also perfect for all of your green holiday celebrations this St. Patrick’s Day! My Creamy Ginger Green Smoothie is perfection, absolute nourishing perfection and so deliciously simple to make! I love this smoothie for breakfast, a snack, or even with a meal for a boost of those greens I simply adore.

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Alright everyone, prepare yourself for one of the most refreshing, creamy, spring-like smoothies you’ve ever tasted. Bold statement I know, it’s that good. This is my go-to smoothie in the spring when I want something filling, but also “light” on my digestion to keep my energy levels up when I’m out and about, writing, shooting, etc. This is definitely a meal in a glass as it contains healthy fats, protein, fiber, and carbohydrates all in one lovely package- if you’re looking to make this a snack, simply cut the ingredients in half or save half for later!

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Creamy Ginger Green Smoothie
 
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A thick, creamy, light and refreshing ginger green smoothie with avocado and banana.
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Recipe type: smoothie, beverages
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 2 handfuls organic spinach
  • 1 cup filtered water
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 2 dates, pitted
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger root, chopped (adjust to your taste)
  • juice of 1 meyer lemon
Instructions
  1. Simply add all ingredients into a high speed blender and blend until thick and creamy.
  2. You may add ice if you'd like to chill further or thicken slightly.
  3. Enjoy!
Notes
HIGHER PROTEIN // Boost the protein by adding your favorite protein powder of good quality. Sunwarrior warrior blend would be great in this one!
LOWER SUGAR // no dates
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 smoothie Calories: 390 Fat: 21 Carbohydrates: 49 (net 38) Sugar: 15 Fiber: 11 Protein: 5

Creamy Ginger Green Smoothie // nutritionstripped.com

I hope you all love this one! Thank you so much for each and everyone of you who have sent an email sharing your support and sharing the new Nutrition Stripped on social media, you know I always appreciate the love! Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you all, be back next week for some more fun.

In other news //  be sure you’ve entered my giveaway!
I did an interview with Zack from More From Your Blog about my blogging successes // check it out here!
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xx McKel

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Comments

  1. says

    Looks good! My wife is obsessed with green smoothies, but we don’t use avocado in them. Totally going to try that next time though! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

  2. Ana says

    This looks and sounds AMAZING!!!
    It sounds very similar to my creamy avocado green smoothies as I always add ginger to them! I will try your recipe this weekend for sure!!
    Love your blog, your recipes! all amazing and always so pretty!!
    Ana

  3. AshleighBridget says

    I just made this in my thermomix. It was amazing. I made sure it was ‘need a spoon consistency’ thick and topped it with some of your maple banana granola – delicious! Thank you all the way from Australia!

  4. says

    This looks delicious! Do you recommend adding ice? One of my favorite things to do is experiment with smoothies and try different recipes. This looks like the perfect smoothie to make when I’m on the go! I’ve never added tahini to a smoothie before though, does it make much of a difference?

  5. Sarah says

    Looks awesome! I’m so excited to try this, I’ve been looking for a smoothie recipe with ginger.

    Nutrititon-wise, what purpose does the tahini serve? If I don’t have any on hand, can you recommend any substitutions?

    Thanks so much- I love your blog!

  6. says

    :) I absolutely love this smoothie! so satisfying in every way- sweet and creamy and citrus-y AND filling!

    I’ve modified this recipe slightly as I’m a student, and therefore cheap and without a full pantry– I substitute the dates with a spoonful of honey, use a frozen banana, and trade out the tahini with 2 tbs of almond butter for extra protein (I drink it after I work out). Delicious!

    Thank you- I adore your blog. Making my own food is finally manageable!

  7. Hannah says

    Im soooo glad to have been introduced to your site via choosingraw and this recipe! I topped it with maca, mesquite and frozen raspberries and it feels soooooo nourishing! Like I said, can’t wait to try more!
    hannah xx

    Ps how much protein powder would you add? If it was vanilla protein do you reckon a whole scoop would over power the other flavours

  8. Lin says

    I’m having this right now as a dinner replacement smoothie! I I added a scoop of raw protein powder and some extra frozen banana instead of dates. It’s so creamy and I love how vibrant and green it is! I’m really digging the smoothie-as-a-meal idea and I’d love to see more recipes for hearty green smoothies! xo

  9. says

    I heart all of these ingredients! My old blender couldn’t blend dates, but hubby spoiled me with a Vitamix for Mothers Day. So I can’t wait to try this one and share it with my boys. Thanks for the recipe.

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