Green breakfast smoothie

Green breakfast smoothie

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(8 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 2

Blitz super-healthy ingredients for a breakfast energy boost - chill the milk and water for even better results

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal243
  • fat10g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs27g
  • sugars18g
  • fibre6g
  • protein7g
  • salt0.4g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 1 handful spinach (about 50g/2oz), roughly chopped
    Spinach

    Spinach

    spin-atch

    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

  • 100g broccoli florets, roughly chopped
    Broccoli

    Broccoli

    brok-o-lee

    Like cabbage and cauliflower, broccoli is a brassica and is sometimes known by its Italian name…

  • 2 celery sticks
    Celery

    Celery

    sell-er-ee

    A collection of long, thick, juicy stalks around a central, tender heart, celery ranges in…

  • 4 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 1 banana
    Banana

    Banana

    bah-nah-nah

    Probably the best known, most popular tropical fruit, their name probably derives from the…

  • 300ml rice milk (see Tip)
  • ¼ tsp spirulina or 1 scoop of greens powder or vegan protein powder (optional)
    Spirulina

    Spirulina

    spih-ruh-leenah

    Spirulina is a freshwater algae or seaweed that grows naturally in tropical and sub-tropical…

Method

  1. Whizz 300ml water and the ingredients in a blender until smooth.

You may also like

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
JuliaBab
17th Jan, 2017
5.05
Great smoothie. I hadn't tried a green smoothie before as it sounded like something I wouldn't like. I'm so glad I gave it a go as it was really nice. I used coconut milk instead of rice milk, a very ripe banana, frozen spinach instead of fresh. I definitely will make it again.
AlisonDee
20th Feb, 2016
3.8
This was my first green smoothie, and I was pleasantly surprised. I'm not one who is bothered by textured, just as well, as I had not read the recipe properly and missed adding 300ml of water. So the next time I make it should be smoother had for breakfast 3 times this week!
MissMercedes
1st Feb, 2016
Wasn't expecting this to be nice, but really enjoyed it. Have made it 3 times this week. 4Stars
simon79
19th Aug, 2015
0.05
I was a little bit unsure about this one after reading some of the comments, but I thought I'd give it a try anyway. Well I wish I hadn't, as it tasted absolutely vile. Not recommended!
SaharaWinch
27th Jan, 2015
I didn't find this a pleasant experience at all!. Very hard to get it smooth with raw broccoli and celery in it. I only had almond milk, so maybe with rice milk the taste is better. Also the dessicated coconut adds to the bittiness. Not nice.
Akhobadze
23rd Jan, 2015
Well, I couldn't get the rice milk, so I made it with normal milk (plus a little bit of coconut milk). I would use a bit more banana in that case, as it clearly lacks some sweetness (I have heard that rice milk is naturally sweeter).
charlotte.beatt...
9th Jan, 2015
3.8
wasn't sure about this one but it was remarkably drinkable - even managed to persuade my kids to have some
SueChef1
6th Jan, 2015
5.05
Excellent - I've had green smoothies containing broccoli before but they've always been 'ought to' drinks rather than 'want to'. This is definitely a 'want to'. Putting iced water in helps. I think the addition of the coconut helps make it naturally sweeter. Also, because I couldn't get a plain rice milk I bought a Provomal Rice-Coconut milk from my local bio store - and it was FAB!!
Akhobadze
22nd Jan, 2015
Couldn't find rice milk at the store. How can I substitute it? (I'm not allergic to anything..) Would coconut milk, or normal milk work? What about Oat milk(drink)?
goodfoodteam's picture
goodfoodteam
22nd Jan, 2015
Hi Akhobadze, thanks for your question. Any of those suggestions should work fine although we haven't tested it with an alternative milk, and please be aware it will change the nutritional content. Let us know how you get on. 
LilAndEm
7th Jan, 2015
Could I use a juicer for this?
goodfoodteam's picture
goodfoodteam
9th Jan, 2015
Hi lilita thanks for your question. You really need a blender for this recipe as putting it through a juicer will remove all the pulp making it too thin and won't leave you enough of the ingredients for a portion. 
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.