10 Green Smoothies That Aren't Made with Spinach

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Green smoothies are full of vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants that are sure to give you a jump start on the day — but oftentimes that means spinach is a main ingredient. If you can't quite get yourself to hop on the spinach bandwagon, don't worry! Prevention found 10 delicious green smoothies that aren't made with spinach. This way, you can still get your healthy fix of green smoothies without turning up your nose at the concoction in your blender.

Kale Cherry Bomb

Servings: 2

1½ c frozen pitted dark sweet cherries 1½ c unsweetened almond milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 6 kale leaves, washed and de-stemmed 1 scoop protein powder (optional)

ADD all ingredients to a blender, and blend until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses.

NUTRITION (per serving) 125 cal, 3 g pro, 23 g carb, 4 g fiber, 15 g sugars, 2.5 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 148 mg sodium

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Parsley Pizazz

Servings: 2

½ c chopped fresh parsley 1½ c frozen mango chunks 1 stalk celery 2-inch piece of cucumber 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice 1½ c coconut water

ADD all ingredients to a blender, and blend until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses.

NUTRITION (per serving) 133 cal, 4 g pro, 30 g carb, 6 g fiber, 22 g sugars, 1 g fat, 0.5 g sat fat, 232 mg sodium

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Spring Smoothie

Servings: 2

2 handfuls mixed greens Thumb-sized knob fresh ginger 1¼ c frozen peaches 1 c orange juice ½ c water 1 c ice 1 tsp spirulina (optional)

ADD all ingredients to a blender, and blend until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses.

NUTRITION (per serving) 93 cal, 2 g pro, 23 g carb, 2 g fiber, 18 g sugars, 0 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 8 mg sodium

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Blueberry Basil Bliss

Servings: 2

5-6 basil leaves 1 c frozen blueberries 1¾ c almond milk

ADD all ingredients to a blender, plus a handful ice cubes, and blend until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses.

NUTRITION (per serving) 70 cal, 1 g pro, 10 g carb, 3 g fiber, 6 g sugars, 3 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 158 mg sodium

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Berry Green Blast

Servings: 2

3 large Swiss chard leaves 1¼ c frozen mixed berries 1½ c almond milk ½ tsp cinnamon Handful ice cubes

ADD all ingredients to a blender, and blend until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses.

NUTRITION (per serving) 82 cal, 3 g pro, 14 g carb, 5 g fiber, 6 g sugars, 0 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 289, mg sodium

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Want more green smoothie recipes sans spinach? Click here to read the original article from Prevention!