3 Tasty Smoothies That Are Packed With Green Veges

Nutritious and tasty smoothie recipes.

You get it: You should eat more leafy greens. They're overflowing with vitamins and minerals, benefit every single cell in your body, scare off diseases from even thinking about infecting you, can make you look younger, and are super low-calorie.

Read: This Matcha Honeydew Smoothie Will Keep You Going

But a girl can only eat so many salads and sautéed greens, and homemade kale chips can be hard to perfect. So sneak some leaves into your recipes and make a delicious kale smoothie or the like.

Really-the secret is to use baby greens, which have all the nutrients of their adult counterparts but with milder textures and flavors. Since they also pulverize exceptionally well, these recipes work with any combination of baby greens, so experiment and have fun. You'll get a half to one full serving of veggies in each smoothie-without even tasting them!

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Honey Dew, Mint and Baby Bok Choy Smoothie

The strong flavor of mint obscures the flavor of the bok choy, resulting in a sweet, refreshing melon smoothie with a cool mint aftertaste.

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

2 cups frozen cubed honeydew

6 mint leaves

1 packed cup baby bok choy

1 to 1 1/2 cups cold filtered water (start with 1 cup and add more if you prefer a thinner smoothie)

1 tablespoon hemp protein powder (optional)

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Nutrition score per serving: 162 calories, 1.5g fat (0g saturated), 35g carbs, 6g protein, 6g fiber, 116mg sodium

 

This article first appeared on shape.com

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