Eat Well Mar. 14. 2014
Beverages

Creamy Ginger Green Smoothie

Mar. 14. 2014
Beverages
McKel Hill, MS, RDN, LDN

McKel Hill, MS, RDN, LDN

Dietitian, Founder

A thick, creamy, light and refreshing ginger green smoothie with avocado and banana.

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! This Creamy Ginger Green Smoothie is perfection. It’s 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 for added nutrition.

Alright everyone, prepare yourself for one of the most refreshing, creamy, spring-like smoothies you’ve ever tasted. Bold statement I know, but 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 more of a snack, simply cut the ingredients in half or save half for later!

This is also an excellent way to sneak in some serious greens for my friends who are adverse to green smoothies or are looking for a kid friendly smoothie. Plus, the squeeze of lemon juice and added ginger will help with digestion, and all those healthy fats from the avocado will keep you full, your hormones balanced, and your skin glowing.

More Green Smoothie Recipes:

The Stripped Green Smoothie

Tidal Wave Green Smoothie

Cashew Lime Green Smoothie

Green Tart Smoothie

Green Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Good Morning Green Citrus Smoothie

5 Minute Spinach Smoothie

I hope you all love this one! Thank you so much for each and every one 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.

xx McKel

The Recipe

Serves 1

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Ingredients:

2 handfuls organic spinach

1 cup filtered water

1/2 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

 

Directions:

Simply add all ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend until thick and creamy.

You may add ice if you’d like to chill further or thicken slightly.

Enjoy!

Notes:

For higher protein:

Boost the protein by adding your favorite protein powder of good quality. Check out some NS-approved vanilla and chocolate protein powders.

For lower sugar:

Don’t use dates

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