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Everyday Smoothie

Seriously delicious and full of fruits and veggies. We have this smoothie almost everyday!

Yield: 6 cups (4 servings) 1x
Prep: 5 minutesCook: 0 minutesTotal: 5 minutes


  • 1 cup milk (use whatever kind you want–dairy or non-dairy!)
  • 1 cup orange juice (or you can use 1/2 cup milk and 1/2 cup OJ)
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt (he uses vanilla, but I like plain b/c less sugar)
  • 4 cups spinach, loosely packed
  • 1 banana (a frozen banana makes it even creamier)
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries (or frozen berry blend)
  • 2 cups frozen tropical fruit (we use a mix of mango, pineapple and strawberries)
  • Optional: 12 cups baby carrots (adds more nutrition and is tasteless)
  • Optional: 1-2 scoops protein powder (your choice)

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Make It Now:

  1. Add milk, juice, yogurt, spinach and banana to a high-powered blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. Add frozen fruit. Blend again until smooth. Enjoy!

Freeze For Later: After making the smoothie, freeze it in a freezable mason jar, leaving at least an inch at the top.

Prepare From Frozen: Place the mason jar in the refrigerator overnight to thaw. Stir with a spoon or throw in the blender again with a few ice cubes.


  • A high-powered blender works best for this smoothie. We recommend the Vitamix Blender or this Ninja Blender.
  • Feel free to reduce the amount of juice, based on how sweet you like your smoothie. My husband uses less juice and more milk now days.
  • If you like the idea of frozen smoothie packs but don’t have time, give SmoothieBox a try. I wrote a full review of this smoothie pack delivery service here.
  • Variations and Additions:
    • Dairy-Free Version: Use plain almond milk or oat milk and use dairy-free coconut yogurt like Daiya brand.
    • Use different fruit. Raspberries, strawberries, mango, pineapple, or oranges would be great additions.
    • Add more vegetables. Toss in a little kale, avocado, carrots, or raw sweet potato.
    • Add protein powder.
    • Add flaxseed. We love sneaking this into recipes. (Chocolate Banana Muffins or Many Overnight Oats Recipes, or Powerball Cookies for example).
  • Pair this smoothie with our 10-minute Spinach Frittata for a well-rounded breakfast or lunch.

© Author: Rachel Tiemeyer
Cuisine: American Method: Blending