Beginner’s Luck Green Smoothie

Beginner's-Luck

Hey there! Are ya wondering why anyone would be excited to drink something as green as this? We hear ya— we’ve been right where you are.

Well, now that we have become green smoothie addicts— we feel responsible for helping you see the good in all this green. Green smoothies can be very simple and very yummy…yes, green can be yummy!

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

 

Cheers to your health!
Jen + Jadah

 

 

Beginner’s Luck Green Smoothie


Makes 32 oz | Serves 2

Ingredients
2 cups spinach, fresh (tightly packed)
2 cups water
1 cup mango
1 cup pineapple
2 bananas 

 

Directions
Tightly pack your leafy greens into a measuring cup and toss into blender. Add water and blend together until all leafy chunks are gone. Next add in mango, pineapple and bananas and blend again.

 

Tips
1. Use at least one frozen fruit to chill your smoothie.
2. If you aren’t a big fan of bananas, feel free to substitute with another fruit, like extra mangos. You can even freeze the bananas first to reduce the flavor and also add some extra chill to your smoothie.

 

Want to come up with your own recipe combo? Check out how to make your own recipe with our beginner-friendly green smoothie formula.

 

 

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960 Responses to “Beginner’s Luck Green Smoothie”

  1. donna 7.21.2015 at 1:35 pm #

    Does green smoothie makes your ankle from swelling

    • SGS Rawkstar 7.21.2015 at 2:23 pm #

      Hi Donna,

      Thanks for reaching out! I personally haven’t experienced or heard members of our community experience ankle swelling. We’re green smoothie lovin’ rawkstars all right, but we’re not doctors or nutritionists. We suggest you talk with your doctor about any health concerns— I’m sure they can help you decide what is best for you and your body.

      Cheers to health + happiness!

  2. donna 7.21.2015 at 1:28 pm #

    Hi i started on green smoothie for two. Weeks now and i enjoy it. I lost 6pounds I’m going to keep drinking. It tastes good

    • SGS Rawkstar 7.21.2015 at 2:21 pm #

      Hi Donna,

      We’re so excited to have you blendin’ with us! How have you had your weight loss success? Are you using your green smoothies as a meal replacement, or simply adding a green smoothie to your regular diet?

      Cheers to health, happiness, + leafy greens! :)

      • donna 7.21.2015 at 3:41 pm #

        Hi I’m using it as a meal replacement oh and i wrote that wrong i meant to say it’s has stopped my ankle from swelling. I drink it for breakfast. And lunch and have s regular dinner

    • SGS Rawkstar 7.22.2015 at 9:31 am #

      Hi Donna,

      Wahoo! That’s great, we love hearing how green smoothies have helped you lose weight + prevent swelling! Cheers to health, happiness, + leafy greens!

  3. dmma 7.20.2015 at 6:26 am #

    stumbled on ur site yesterday and cnt get my eyes off it. keep up the good work. i would like to know when tge next challenge will be coming up cos i wld love to join. am nigerian .

    • SGS Rawkstar 7.20.2015 at 7:04 pm #

      Hi Dmma,

      We’re so excited you found us in this busy internet world! We’re currently in the July 30-Day Challenge, it’s not too late to join us. We still have 10 days of delicious recipes + shopping lists to share!

      Sign up here…
      http://simplegreensmoothies.com/30-day-challenge

      Our next challenge will kick-off October 1!

  4. kiki 7.13.2015 at 12:22 pm #

    Hmmm….i just blended half an avocado, half lemon juice (squeezed it!), one banana, 3 kale and 3 spinach leaves (relatively large), 3 small carrots, half a cup cucumber, half zucchini and one banana…
    quite yummy…I can’t even taste cucumber, kale or any of those green veggies..
    It tastes creamy…I plan on adding some purple grapes to the other serving i have placed in the fridge tomorrow since i cannot finish it up…It made my dinner.

    • SGS Rawkstar 7.13.2015 at 10:15 pm #

      Hi Kiki,

      Thank you so much for reaching out! Was this your first green smoothie?

  5. Leonette 7.7.2015 at 7:35 am #

    Hi Guys,

    This is my first time with the challenge, I tried blending a couple months ago and it was horrible, I used ginger (wow, talk about potent) anyways, I read you stated I should use and I made a delicious smoothie which I loved I did, spinach, cucumber, watermelon, apple and kale in coconut water. It was the bomb….can’t wait to see my results in the next 28 days.

    • SGS Rawkstar 7.7.2015 at 6:29 pm #

      Hi Leonette,

      We’re so excited to hear you’re back to blendin’ green smoothies! Your recipe sounds delicious! Blendin’ with cucumber has been my summer obsession, it’s so refreshing on a warm day! Keep us updated on your journey throughout the next 28 days, and reach out with any questions. We’re always here!

  6. Pat 7.1.2015 at 7:11 pm #

    purchased the recipes cards, have not received them yet.

    • SGS Rawkstar 7.2.2015 at 4:39 am #

      Hi Pat,

      We’re so sorry your recipe cards haven’t made it to your inbox, sometimes technology is not on our side. Send a quick message to our team at the link below + we’ll get them to you right away!

      http://simplegreensmoothies.com/contact

      Cheers!

  7. Josephine 7.1.2015 at 1:07 pm #

    I purchased the recipe cards and i have not received them.

    • SGS Rawkstar 7.2.2015 at 4:38 am #

      Hi Josephine,

      We’re so sorry your recipe cards haven’t made it to your inbox, sometimes technology is not on our side. Send a quick message to our team at the link below + we’ll get them to you right away!

      http://simplegreensmoothies.com/contact

      Cheers!

  8. Jackie 6.30.2015 at 4:25 pm #

    What about diabetics? I know they have to watch the amount of fruit consumed.

    • SGS Rawkstar 6.30.2015 at 7:51 pm #

      Hi Jackie,

      Thank for reaching out to us. Since we are not doctors or nutritionists, we suggest that any member of community with health concerns to speak to their healthcare provider to confirm that green smoothies and the natural sugars are okay for their eating plan. Here is a link to our favorite low sugar fruits.

      http://simplegreensmoothies.com/low-sugar-fruits

      Hope that helps.

  9. LaToya 6.30.2015 at 3:00 pm #

    I can’t wait to start this!!!!

    • SGS Rawkstar 6.30.2015 at 7:52 pm #

      Hi LaToya,

      Thanks for reaching out! We’re so excited to have you blendin’ with us! Let us know what you think of our green smoothies! We love hearing from our SGS tribe!

  10. Resse 6.30.2015 at 12:47 pm #

    What can I use if I have allergies to citrus fruits ( No pineapple, oranges, kiwi, etc..)??

    • SGS Rawkstar 6.30.2015 at 7:54 pm #

      Hi Resse,

      Allergic to citrus, try doubling up the amount of mango in our Beginner’s Luck recipe, or try adding another fruit you can enjoy, like berries or melon.

      Cheers :)

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