Cucumber Mango Green Smoothie

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My favorite smoothie recipe!  PACKED full of fruits, vegetables, minerals and nutrients and only 200 calories.

Cucumber Mango Green Smoothie is my favorite green smoothie yet!  I mentioned several days ago on facebook that I learned how to make green smoothies at a class and I posted this basic green smoothie recipe and this advanced green smoothie recipe for you – now if you loved those you are really going to love this one.   I have been enjoying a green smoothie every morning since the class. In fact I am down 3 lbs this week!  Each smoothie has approximately 200 or less calories and is PACKED full of fruits, vegetables, minerals and nutrients. I am so excited.

I can tell you my energy level is amazing. One tip that I learned is to use a certified therapeutic grade lemon essential oil or lemon rind (but in my opinion the lemon essential oil works better) to take the “bite” out of the greens. I also learned that by adding 1/2 cup or so berries you will turn your smoothie to a beautiful shade of pink, blue or red and it tastes just a little better ;-) A great tip is to freeze your own fruit when it is a stockpile price.  I hope you enjoy!   You can even freeze green smoothies. 

I love to freeze ingredients for my green smoothies!  It saves me time and money!

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UPDATE:  You may enjoy this post - How to Make Green Smoothies

Weight Watchers Points Plus = 3 Points

Cucumber Mango Green Smoothie
 
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Recipe type: Beverage
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk (or you can use sweetened if you want it sweeter)
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 2 leaves of kale or swiss chard
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 stalk celery
  • ½ cup frozen mango
  • ½ tsp. lemon rind or 2 drops of lemon essential oil
  • 2 leaves of organic mint - don't have to add this but it is awesome
  • *little stevia if you desire it to be sweeter
Instructions
  1. Add 2 cups of almond milk to blender
  2. Add 1 large handful of spinach, the kale and swiss chard
  3. Blend greens - add more greens if desired
  4. Add cucumber (peel included) - chop into smaller pieces if you are using a blender versus a blendtec or vitamix
  5. Blend
  6. Add 1 stalk of celery (chopped because I don't have a blendtec or vitamix)
  7. Add ½ cup frozen mango
  8. Add 2 drops of lemon essential oil or some freshly ground lemon peel
  9. Blend
  10. If you want add the fresh mint (it is amazing)
  11. This recipe makes two smoothies. Enjoy one for breakfast and the other for an afternoon snack.
  12. You don't have to get hung up on measuring - feel free to "eye ball" it or use what you have in your refrigerator.

Green Smoothie Recipes:

Basic Green Smoothie Recipe

Advanced Green Smoothie Recipe

Cucumber Mango Green Smoothie

Raspberry Pear Green Smoothie

Apple Pie Green Smoothie

Tropical Green Smoothie

Mixed Berry Green Smoothie

Blueberry Delight Green Smoothie

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Comments

  1. Thanks for sharing this delectable smoothie at Weekend Wholefood Blender Party :) I’m really excited that this recipe has the option of adding mint to it, I love herbs in my drinks! Have a great week and I hope you’ll link up again soon.

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