The so called "green" smoothies have sprung up and become fairly popular in the past year or so. Many say they help you to loose weight quick, they're super healthy, and taste amazing. Personally, ive wanted to try one of these myself a long time but I've never known how much of what to include. Well I found the perfect recipe for a "green" smoothie! Keep reading to find out how to create your own perfect "green" smoothie!

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1. GREENS

Amount = 1/2 to 2 cups

Options:

- spinach

- kale

- chard

- mixed baby greens

2. LIQUID

Amount = 1 cup

Options:

- fruit juice

- water

- milk

- drinkable yogurt or kefir

- non-dairy milk

3. FRESH FRUIT

Amount = up to 1 cup

Options:

- mango

- berries

- melon

- banana

- pineapple

4. FROZEN GOODIES

Amount = up to 1 cup

Options:

- ice

- frozen strawberries

- frozen cherries

- frozen melon

- frozen pineapple

5. PROTEIN

Amount = optional

Options:

- 1/2 cup Greek yogurt

- 1 scoop protein powder

- 1-2 T spoons peanut butter

- 1/2 cup cottage cheese

6. FLAVOR BOOSTERS

Amount = optional

Options:

- ginger

- cinnamon

- vanilla extract

- cocoa powder

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Let me know if any of y'all try this out! Also let me know in the comments what y'all want to see next :)

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