My Favorite Green Smoothie

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Cutting board with spinach, banana, and flax seed

There are a lot of green smoothie recipes out there, and I’m sure they’re all awesome in their own right. But this? This recipe is my absolute favorite and one I drink almost daily.

Berries, spinach, peanut butter and a glass of almond milk

I know I share a lot of dessert recipes around these parts, but I do, for the most part, eat a very clean diet. I try and incorporate fruits and vegetables into every meal. Things like meat, refined grains, heavy sauces, and cheese are consumed in moderation. Dark chocolate is my only daily indulgence. And if I haven’t had leafy greens in more than 12 hours, I kind of start to hyperventilate. In other words, I love a raw brownie every once in a while, but for the most part, whole foods are where it’s at.

Blender filled with a batch of our Green Smoothie recipe

Enter this green smoothie. The ingredients are simple and affordable: almond milk, peanut butter, banana, mixed berries, flaxseed and spinach. And it literally takes 2 minutes to prepare. I love that it sends me out the door with up to 3 full servings of fruit and veg in the mornings, leaving me less pressure to consume two huge salads for lunch and dinner to get my veggie count in. Plus, I love all the fiber it contains, how it has a salty-sweet balance, and how it keeps me full ’til lunch. Really, it doesn’t get much better to me than having a giant green smoothie for breakfast or a mid-afternoon snack.

Holding a jar filled with a batch of our Favorite Green Smoothie recipe

Though I’ve tried other varieties, this one is my favorite because I can stuff so much spinach in there without affecting the flavor one bit – which, for the record, tastes like a creamy peanut butter banana shake. Hello dream smoothie.

Play around and make this smoothie your own. Sub almond butter for peanut butter, try coconut milk instead of almond, all blueberries instead of mixed, another leafy green in place of spinach. But do try the original just once and see if you don’t fall in love with it like I have. I won’t be offended if my favorite becomes your favorite, too. In fact, I’d be elated. Here’s to health! (And regularity ;) )

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Jar filled with our delicious and simple Green Smoothie recipe

My Favorite Green Smoothie

A creamy, sweet vegan green smoothie with banana, peanut butter, spinach, flaxseed, berries, and almond milk. The perfect healthy breakfast or afternoon snack.
Author Minimalist Baker
Top down shot of a straw in a jar filled with My Favorite Green Smoothie recipe
4.88 from 134 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 (smoothie)
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Gluten-Free, Vegan
Freezer Friendly 1 Month (in ice cube trays)
Does it keep? Best when fresh


  • 1 medium banana (previously peeled, frozen and quartered)
  • 1/2 cup mixed frozen berries
  • 1 Tbsp flaxseed meal
  • 1 heaping Tbsp natural, salted peanut butter
  • 1/2 – 3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 2 cups fresh spinach


  • Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until creamy, adding more almond milk or frozen berries (or bananas) to thin/thicken, respectively. Serve immediately or freeze to enjoy later. Although it is best when fresh.



*Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated with the lesser amount of almond milk. 

Nutrition (1 of 1 servings)

Serving: 1 smoothie Calories: 314 Carbohydrates: 44.2 g Protein: 10 g Fat: 13.4 g Saturated Fat: 1.5 g Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.74 g Monounsaturated Fat: 1.33 g Trans Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 191 mg Potassium: 902 mg Fiber: 9.7 g Sugar: 20.8 g Vitamin A: 6002 IU Vitamin C: 33.13 mg Calcium: 350.3 mg Iron: 3.56 mg

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  1. Cheryl Hanna-Truscott says

    Delish! I substituted soy milk for increased protein, added a tablespoon of combined flax, chia, hemp, and used a tablespoon of PB2 powder instead of peanut butter. Perfect!

  2. Amanda says

    I’m not a smoothie person but found this recipe while searching for ways to incorporate more greens in my diet. Blown away by how yummy it is! Thank you!

    I make a non vegan version with collagen and subbing the almond milk for 2% milk.

  3. Sarah says

    I haven’t historically been a smoothie person, but this is so tasty and you don’t even notice the spinach. Thanks for the great smoothie – it’s my favorite too!

  4. Laurie says

    I plan to make this weekend but in the interest of chasing protein in my life (vegan) what are your thoughts on using vanilla protein powder instead of the PB?

  5. A says

    Thank you so much for this recipe! I used unsweetened flaxseed milk instead of almond milk for extra protein. Turned out great :)!

  6. Anna says

    I love this smoothie! So easy to make. Sometimes for a little extra protein I add a scoop of vanilla flavored vegetarian protein powder, but otherwise I leave it as is. Thanks for consistently great recipes :)

  7. Ljay says

    The absolute best green smoothie I’ve ever made and I have tried quite a few. Wow! It’s so simple to make. And keeps me full all morning! This is my go to morning smoothie!!

  8. Sveta says

    Oh my god. I typically hate smoothies, but had some leftover spinach that I needed to use up and I was tired of always making spinach dal with it, so I decided to give smoothies another try and came across this gem of a recipe. This is hands down the best smoothie I’ve ever had in my life – thank you so much for posting this recipe, it’s a game changer.

  9. Jennifer says

    I googled green banana smoothie and this came up! Yay! It was absolutely fantastic and will be my go-to way to get greens into my breakfast. I look forward to trying your other recipes. Thanks for sharing!

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Amazing! We’re so glad you enjoyed the recipe, Jennifer. Thank you for the lovely review! xo

  10. Julie says

    Best smoothie I’ve ever made! Thank you! I’ve always screwed up my smoothies by adding too much ice or water and it separated. I followed this exactly and it was perfect!

      • Sam says

        This is delicious! I’ve been drinking this almost every day and it’s helped keep me full and energized in the morning.

        Are these good anti-inflammatory ingredients?

        • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

          We’re so glad you enjoy it, Sam! This smoothie has antioxidants and fiber, which can have anti-inflammatory effects. If you’re on Instagram, we’d suggest checking out our stories over the next few days as Dr. Will Bulsiewicz will be popping on there and sharing information that you might find helpful!

  11. Dominique says

    Tried it this morning while I’m in between vegan meal powders. I subbed Sunflower butter for the peanut butter and still delicious! Thank you for all the yummy recipes!

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      We’re so glad you enjoyed it, Dominique! Thanks so much for your kind words and lovely review! xo

  12. Carly says

    I’m a HUGE fan of this site and all the recipes I try. Had to post my love for this smoothie because I’ve been nervous to try a green drink. That was a silly notion, this drink is worthy of 5 stars! Thank you for all you do!

  13. Susan says

    I rarely leave reviews, but I was really surprised at how good this smoothie was! I went vegan about a year ago and have since been on a fruitless search for smoothies that actually taste good. I am lured by rave reviews to recipes that always leave me disappointed. Many are just bland, some are even disgusting (to me), and almost all of them just taste like bananas. Which is okay if I want a banana smoothie, but when bananas are included not as the main ingredient but as a sweetener/thickener, they just overpower everything else. I generally have good luck with your other recipes, however, so I decided to try your “Favorite Green Smoothie” and — I actually LIKE this one! :D I don’t know why – the ingredient list looks similar to all the other (disappointing) ones, but this one was perfectly balanced, fruity and sweet, with a tiny hit of salty PB – and the bananas did not intrude, but blended quietly into the background. It didn’t come out green – more like purple with tiny flecks of green, which was pretty. My kids liked it, I liked it, and I’m eager to try your other smoothie recipes. Thank you! :)))

    • Sveta says

      I completely empathize with this, haha. Best smoothie I’ve ever made. I almost never leave reviews on recipes but this one blew my mind.

  14. Logan says

    Hi. Weird question but did this recipe used to have Greek yogurt in it? I’m trying to find the recipe I loved a few years ago and thought it was it but no yogurt. Am I mistaken? And if so can you tell me the measurement?

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Hi Logan, no, it didn’t have greek yogurt. But you might be able to reduce almond milk and add some?

  15. Lindsey says

    This has became my favorite smoothie! It’s delicious and nutritious and is my go to when I’m craving something sweet. I do add Keifer to it for some probiotics and more protein. I drink it almost every day.

  16. Samantha says

    I love making this smoothie on days I want that signature banana strawberry almond butter flavor! This recipie never fails, and I think it’s consistently the best tasting one time after time.

  17. Anna says

    I love this smoothie!! I do have one question, though: it seems like every time I make it, it does not turn out green! Always more of a purple-y brown. Am I not adding enough spinach, too many berries? For background, I usually double it so there’s enough for my husband. The color doesn’t bother me as the taste is what really matters, I just want to know how to get that nice green!

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Hi Anna, we’re so glad you enjoy it! You could either add more spinach or maybe swap out the berries for a mix that has fewer darker berries and more lighter (such as strawberries and raspberries).

  18. Joao says

    Came here for a recipe, got a post full of advertising. Bah.
    Never know what can click without going to third parts.
    Shame ?

  19. Christina Wooters says

    I make green smoothies all the time and this is probably my favorite recipe. My son loved it and I love that’s it’s not overly sweet

  20. Houston says

    Such a great recipe! I always try to come up with a good smoothie recipe but I can never get the proportions right, but these are perfect. The fruits I had on hand weren’t frozen, so I added a few ice cubes instead. Also, I used almond butter in place of peanut butter. Thanks for sharing this recipe…I can’t wait to make it again!

  21. Terra says

    So good!!!! You cannot taste the spinach at ALL which makes it extra satisfying to cram as much of it as I can into this yummies smoothie!

  22. Elizabeth Eshun says

    This is the most delicious green smoothie! I loved it! Perfect way to start my morning with some greens and fruit. I used mostly frozen ingredients (banana + mixed berries) so I had to add a little bit more almond milk to prevent a sloshy morning slushy- but it was amazziiinnng. A new favorite for my morning smoothies.

  23. James Runyon says

    Sub the PB for a couple tablespoons of nuts. I use almonds because I keep them for snacks. Makes if les peanut buttery. Also my favorite smoothie ingredient is OATS. They also had e a nutty flavor as to mask greens. However, oats are not overwhelming, very affordable, and lend a fantastic texture. Hope that helps the peanut butter haters

  24. Jennifer S says

    I just made this smoothie for the first time and am excited to make it more often. My blender isn’t the world’s best which made the spinach was a little chunky (that’s on me, not the recipe). I didn’t have frozen bananas, so I cut the banana first and popped it in the freezer on parchment paper while I readied the other ingredients.

  25. Jessica Carr says

    Omg, so latley I’ve tried different green smoothies for my 19 month old and myself! Every recipe stated kids loved them. My son liked them only because I had to overdo the fruit side of every recipe I found…bllaa today I came across this recipe and WOW! I used the almond milk, frozen wild blueberry,frozen banana, few raspberries, few BlackBerry, Super green protein powder, fresh kale,spinach,baby bok choy,chard, I also put in flax seeds,chia seeds,hemp seeds, I used skippy creamy penut butter “didnt have natural”. THIS WAS AND IS AMAZING!! Thank you so much I now have a good recipe for both of us!♡

  26. Tatiana says

    21 year old avid smoothie maker (nearly 4 years now). This was the first green smoothie I ever made! I’ve made it many times and love how nutritious and tasty this is! It’s not too sweet and has a nutty taste. It’s like a peanut butter banana smoothie. Also, freezing the spinach can disguise its taste even more. Definitely have your banana frozen in coins (takes ~2 hours) to have a nice ice cream texture ❤️

  27. Meagan Nagorski says

    This smoothie is SO GOOD! I absolutely hate eating greens–I wish I liked them but I just don’t. I’ve tried a lot of smoothie recipes, and most of them are too high in sugar for my taste. So I gave this recipe a try, not expecting too much, and OMG–it really does taste like a peanut butter and banana milkshake. I used all blueberries instead of mixed, and I wanted to up the protein so I used unsweetened soy milk instead of almond. So, so good. I will definitely be making this often.

  28. Ashton says

    I was very skeptical, but this is GOOD! I added bee pollen and prebiotic powder – everything else was the same and I’m shocked at how good it is! Thanks for sharing!

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Thanks so much for the lovely review, Ashton. We are so glad you enjoyed it! Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Thanks so much! Xo

  29. BW says

    Have to say the combo of PB and Spinach is not very appetizing, my daughter spit it out. I am struggling through it so as to not waste it

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Sorry to hear it didn’t turn out as you were hoping! You can reduce the amount of spinach, if desired, for a more mild flavor.

  30. Tangy says

    I have never made a green smoothie that I like…or really any smoothie at all. But this is it. I switched the spinach with kale and it still hits.

      • Karina says

        I have been making green smoothies every morning for my kids this month, but they hake the flavor of arugula ( I do too) and this smoothie hid the flavorbso good, they didn’t even realized it was there! Win, win!!! ;) I added chia seeds. Thanks!

        • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

          Yay! Thanks so much for the lovely review, Karina. We are so glad you all enjoyed it! Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Thanks so much! Xo

  31. Vera says

    As I’m drinking it I thought maybe I should leave a comment:)
    Such a good green smoothie!!! I’ve been making it in the past 2 weeks on the daily basis and I don’t get sick of it :)

  32. Michelle says

    We really enjoyed this smoothie but it was definitely brown and nowhere near green for us. Not sure why as we followed the recipe exactly. Anyway, the taste was great! I love peanut butter so it being the strongest taste didn’t bother me at all. We added in some chia seeds after mixing too. I might just put a lid on it when I drink it so I don’t have to look at the color, haha!

    I love the site overall! We get a lot of our vegan recipes from here!

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Hi Michelle, Thanks for sharing! We’re glad you enjoyed it! Was it possible that your banana was on the riper side? If not, perhaps more spinach next time for a deeper green color? Hope that helps!

  33. Sarah Beth says

    I have tried several green smoothies and I really like this one! I didn’t have mixed berries so I used blueberries and mango for the fruit. I agree with another commenter that the pb is the strongest flavor that comes out but I love pb so no problem here. This is my first time to visit your site, I look forward to finding more yummy recipes.

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Thanks so much for the lovely review, Sarah. We are so glad you enjoyed it! Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Thanks so much! xo

  34. Christine says

    This smoothie didn’t taste bad, but I didn’t love the taste either. I was in a green smoothie fad a few years back, where I used a very similar recipe and ate it every day for several months, which eventually led to me completely disliking green smoothies. Likewise, I haven’t had much success in finding another smoothie recipe that I adore, which balances taste, isn’t too sweet or not sweet enough, and is nutritious. In terms of “hiding the taste of the spinach”, this one does it very well, but peanut butter is the defining flavour for this recipe. As I’m not a huge fan of peanut butter, but I’m not convinced that other nut butters would mask the taste as well. However, if you absolutely adore peanut butter and wish for a nutrition-packed smoothie, then this is the recipe for you.

  35. Alexis says

    Hi, is normal Jif peanut butter okay? Or is the natural kind of peanut butter make a big difference? Thanks!

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Hi Alexis, we definitely prefer the taste of natural peanut butter. It is possible that Jif might work in this recipe, but we haven’t tried it and would recommend using natural, if possible.

  36. Gabby says

    This is my FAVORITE green smoothie! I’ve had so many green smoothies where “You can’t taste the greens!” and I always do lol. The spinach in this recipe is totally masked by the banana and peanut butter though, and it tastes amazing! I used oat milk in lieu of almond milk, and Sunflower seed butter instead of peanut butter because I have a peanut allergy, and 2 Tbs of hemp seeds because I didn’t have flax. Delicious!

  37. Cheri says

    My first green smoothie – and I’m hooked! Super good, and the nutritional makeup is pretty great. My body loves this as a “first meal of the day” thing.

    Daily consumption of this smoothie has dramatically increased my “milk” consumption, so I am now making my own oatmilk, too… way less $$!

    Thanks for the article and recipe. Inspiring find!

  38. Susan says

    I didn’t have all the ingredients on hand so I substituted kale for the spinach and had to use part coconut milk and part light vanilla almond milk. It was delicious! I used frozen blueberries and blackberries and it turned out a lovely shade of purple!

  39. Kathy says

    This was DELICIOUS! I was so surprised at how good it was and loaded with nutrients—this is my new favorite smoothie recipe!

  40. Lynn says

    Success! I’ve only made green smoothies with orange juice or water, never almond milk, so this was a first and a welcome change. Every recipe I’ve tried here, from your one-bowl chocolate cake to your lentil pulled “pork” sandwich has been a great hit for my vegetarian/vegan side of the family. I’ve also turned a friend of mine onto your website, as she makes the transition to a plant-based diet due to a recent (and scary) heart attack. Thank you so much!

  41. Heather Rodriguez says

    I decided to try in this smoothie just as the recipe said. And mostly because you asked us to LOL. I was a little skeptical but it was delicious! I’m so glad I tried it, this will definitely be on a regular rotation now. I was really afraid that the peanut butter would be odd tasting in it but oh how wrong I was. Looks like I’ll be looking into your other recipes now as well. Thank you

  42. Deedee says

    I just made this with a banana, spinach, Elmhurst unsweetened almond milk, peanut butter, 5.3oz Daiya blueberry yogurt alternative, and a heaping tsp of brownie batter dessert hummus (please note: I consume and use products that do not contain animal products or palm oil).

    I have to say, my shake turned out to be very creamy and yummy with a perfect consistency. Yummy!

  43. Hana says

    Made this for breakfast this morning! I only had my favourite dairy-free milk (Rebel Kitchen semi-skimmed – tastes exactly like regular milk if this is something you’re looking for!) but everything else was the same. So yummy! Will make again!

  44. Rhonda says

    Mmmmmm so good! I used milk instead of almond milk, and chia seeds instead of flax seeds, all blueberries instead of mixed berries – although slightly different, very similar to this recipe. Thank you for the fantastic recipe!!!

  45. Leslie says

    I made this and it is delicious! I used unsweetened, plain almond milk and added a bit of romaine too! Mine however was not quite as nice of a color as yours! Mine looks like mud! Lol

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      We haven’t tried it, but think it will work! You may want to add a little pure vanilla extract since we recommend vanilla almond milk in this recipe. Hope that helps!

  46. Amber Mertens says

    This smoothie was a 10/10! I intermittent fast and this is the perfect smoothie to break my fast. The sweet(not too) and salty was a winner! Enough spinach(60 grams) to IMO validate calling it a green smoothie. Yummy! Going to be a go to for me!

  47. Ranjitha says

    Hello Dana,
    Yummy recipe!! Healthy boost to the body. Big fan of all your recipes. Hey, can you please tell me which brand Almond Milk, Coconut Milk and Soy Milk you use.

    Happy Holidays!!


  48. Mary says

    I love this smoothie so much! I have been drinking it daily for a month or so. I make it just as you have in the recipe, but use wild frozen blueberries instead of mixed berries. For an extra special zing I add the zest of one orange and it is AMAZING! Thank you!

  49. Ian says

    This was good. Good balance of flavors. Mine came out purple due to the berries. I don’t see why purple is any less appetizing than green.

  50. Sarah-Beth says

    This is the first green smoothie I’ve liked! I love fruit smoothies but love veggies and want to eat more of them, however every other green smoothie I’ve tried has had a weird texture. I honestly couldn’t taste the spinach (no bs) and it was almost more like a MILKSHAKE than a healthy green smoothie- also love that it doesn’t have fruit juice or added sugar! I’m going to try without the berries for variation, with cacoa powder or more peanut butter for flavour. Thank you so much Xx

      • Sarah-Beth says

        Update: this is also amazing if you omit the berries and add 2 tbsp cacoa powder! Next time I’m going to add 1 cup of kale in addition to the spinach for extra greens.
        Btw forgot to mention that I froze my spinach before blending it and you can’t taste it at all!

  51. Tiffany says

    Love love your site. I credit you on my IG stories often. You reply back with a ❤️.
    Question: have you ever used kale with this?
    Also, why the frozen banana? Why not regular?

    • Sarah-Beth says

      The frozen banana makes it extra creamy, thick and cold and it says in the recipe that you can use kale.
      Hope this helps

  52. Lea Banks says

    Found you on the Internet and your green smoothie recipe seemed the “least” weird (and I had all the ingredients!) It was very good, almost great, but it needed something to make it “bright.” That something was salt, I bet. I had grabbed unsalted almond butter instead of salted natural peanut butter! It was STILL good, regardless!

  53. Kristal says

    I had given up on green smoothies after eliminating dairy from my diet over 6 months ago. My favorite protein powder had whey in it, and I hadn’t found a suitable tasting plant-based one since. I had tried drinking smoothies without any protein powder and hated them too. Well, not anymore. This smoothie is simply delicious. It was very tasty and equally filling. This is now my new favorite smoothie too! Thanks for sharing this recipe.

  54. Arla says

    It’s my first time to make a green smoothie and I absolutely loved it! It tasted great even though I used regular ground flaxseed and almond butter. Thank you for this recipe! :)

  55. Sarah says

    Fantastic! I’ve had trouble finding healthy ways to stomach 3 cups of spinach a day but this recipe is amazing. I have a bad reaction to bananas so I substituted a half medjool date, used pb2 powder and added cocoa powder. I can only imagine how delicious this would be with real peanut butter and bananas!

  56. Kelly O'Connor says

    I have tried a few green smoothies over the years and they all pretty much got a gag reflex out of me. I’d rather eat a giant salad. But having tried so many other of your recipes I had to try this one and oh my gosh it is perfect. I don’t know what does it but you can’t taste those greens. Thanks for another awesome recipe!

  57. Kim says

    I have to add that I find it hilarious that everyone is complaining that the smoothie isn’t really green. “Green” smoothie is not always meant to be taken literally – it means that there are greens in the smoothie. Still green, still healthy. Sheesh. It’s an amazingly delicious smoothie and will become a new staple in my morning routine!

  58. Anne says

    Can I use peanut powder instead of peanut butter?Am also trying out coconut flour in my smoothie is it okay?

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Haven’t tried it but peanut powder should work! As for the coconut flour – we’d be curious to hear how that goes for you, but have no suggestions for it!

  59. Jordan says

    Hey! If you’re looking to spice it up, add some cinnamon! I make this exact recipe with cinnamon all the time and it is delicious.

  60. Victoria says

    Yum! Just made this and it was delish! I absolutely LOVE green smoothies, and I love PB-banana smoothies, I don’t know why it’s never occurred to me before to combine the two. I made it as written and added about 1/4 c rolled oats and a touch more almond milk to make it more filling since this was my whole lunch. Fabulous!!! Thank you for sharing :)

  61. Kelly says

    So, sO, soOo fantastic!! I’ve been on the hunt for a go-to green smoothie for a bit & here it is! My hubby & I eat paleo, so used almond butter like the others- just brilliant :) Thanks for the yummy share!

  62. Sarah says

    I made this one this morning and it tasted really good. My son is allergic to peanut butter so we used almond butter though. I couldn’t figure out why it wasn’t turning green so we doubled the spinach and it still wasn’t green. That’s why me I realized my frozen berries have cherries in them. Still tasted great. Thanks!

  63. Jen says

    Not only my favorite green smoothie but my favorite breakfast! I use soy milk in place of almond and almond butter in place of peanut butter. Using all strawberries keeps it a bright green if that’s your thing :)

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Thanks for sharing your experience, Jen! We’re so glad you enjoy it! Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? It’s super helpful for us and other readers! Thanks! xo

  64. Xanthia says

    I find your blog so inspiring and the food is sooooooo good. Keep making amazing things! I cannot explain how much i love your recipes.

  65. Carla says

    wow – this was super delicious! I am an experienced green smoothie maker/drinker and I must say that this is going to the top of my list.
    I did feel the need to add some more almond milk and added a medjool date for a little extra sweetness (i was making it for a friend that is not an avid green smoothie drinker and thought the extra sweetness would be more appealing to her)

  66. Katherine says

    Holy Cow!! This is my first attempt at a green smoothie and I am so impressed!! I have been eating a plant based, whole food diet for almost 2 months now and this smoothie is going to really jazz up my mornings! I didn’t have vanilla almond milk, just the original unsweetened, so squeezed in a tiny bit of honey (we are beekeepers so I like honey). I don’t think it blended in though. I think the cold made it stay in a little ball! Oh well, it turned out great! Thanks for an easy and delicious recipe!

  67. Nissi says

    Ok, I was a little skeptical when I saw this, but I was in a smoothie rut and decided to try it. Ohemmgeee…YUHHHHMY!!! It is soooo good! Thank you for sharing!

  68. Holly says

    This was really good! The berries gave it a nice twist. I did find 1/2 cup almond milk wasn’t enough to get a blend, however – I had to add a splash more, as well as an ice cube to get a decent consistency. Even then it’s still deliciously thick! Next time I’ll just go for 3/4 cup. Yummy!


  69. Tiago says

    Hi, this smoothie is AWESOME!!!

    I just made it, its unforgettable. I used my own peanut butter (easy to make). I didn’t have frozen berries, but the rest i had, so that is the only thing missing that i’ll have to try later.

    Thank you so much for sharing ideas.

  70. Jamie says

    This is essentially our go-to smoothie too, but I usually use grapes and/or apples instead of the berries. Quick and easy, no added sugars – so good!!

  71. Alex says

    This seems like a great recipe. I’ve been on a green smoothie bender lately. One question if you don’t like bananas is there anything I could sub that for? Or perhaps use less of and add more?

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerDana @ Minimalist Baker says

      Try pineapple or mango, and sub the almond or peanut butter for your favorite vanilla protein powder!

  72. Tokie says

    I made this today and surprisingly it was very good—didn’t taste the spinach at all. I ended up adding an additional 1/2 cup water because it needed more liquid. I will be making this for breakfast for the upcoming work week. Thanks for sharing!