Beginner’s Luck

The Beginner’s Luck Green Smoothie is a great starter smoothie for beginners. It’s full of iron, potassium and vitamins galore— and tastes like a tropical treat from all the island fruit. So head to the grocery store now and give this smoothie a try. We have a feeling you will be pleasantly surprised.

Beginner’s Luck

Serves 2


Ingredients

  • 2 cups spinach, fresh
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 1 cup mango
  • 2 bananas

Instructions

Blend spinach and water until smooth. Next, add the remaining fruits and blend again.

534 Responses to “Beginner’s Luck”

  1. Consuela 7.6.2015 at 2:07 pm #

    Is cantaloupe a good ingredient? Should it be used as a substitute for something else or can it be used on its own?

    • SGS Rawkstar 7.6.2015 at 8:04 pm #

      Hi Consuela,

      We love blendin’ with melon! Find out why here…

      http://simplegreensmoothies.com/green-smoothies-with-melons

      Looking to add cantaloupe to Beginner’s Luck, we suggest experimenting and finding what combination works best for you! If it was us, we would blend 1/2 cup of melon + 1/2 cup of cantaloupe!

      Cheers! :)

  2. Krista 7.1.2015 at 1:26 pm #

    This was my first green smoothie that I made and tasted. It was surprisingly good. It was mild tasting and slightly sweet.

    • SGS Rawkstar 7.6.2015 at 8:02 pm #

      Hi Krista,

      We’re so excited to have you blendin’ with us, and love hearing you enjoyed your first green smoothie! Beginner’s Luck is our favorite recipe for those just startin’ out. What smoothie recipe are you thinking about for smoothie #2? Strawberry, Banana, + Blueberry is another one of our favorites…

      http://simplegreensmoothies.com/Recipes/strawberry-banana-blueberry

  3. ERIKA 6.30.2015 at 10:55 am #

    I made a smoothie that was not so smooth. Can you tell me what I might have done wrong?
    2 c greens (garden lettuce) blended with 8 oz rice milk. The I added 1/2 c each of raspberries, blueberries and lemons. All 3 frozen. I also added 1/8 c ground flax meal in with the frozen fruit. What could I have done to get a smooth consistency? I have a Ninja.

    • SGS Rawkstar 6.30.2015 at 7:31 pm #

      Hi Erika,

      Thanks for reaching out! To ensure you’re getting a smooth consistency we suggest blendin’ your leafy greens + liquid base first, then adding your remaining ingredients. It’s possible the addition of flax meal adds a slightly gritty texture, we love adding flax seed oil to our smoothies to avoid this. Want more tips on thick + creamy smoothies, check out our blog post here…

      http://simplegreensmoothies.com/creamy

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