Mornings can be busy. And it’s hard to prepare a fulfilling breakfast when you’ve literally got minutes to be out of the door. Thankfully, there are smoothies that can be made quickly. And this Green Coconut Ginger Smoothie is the perfect morning treat that will wake up your senses.
This smoothie is creamy, beautiful, nutritious, easy to make, and so darn good!
Greens. I’ve used a combination of spinach and kale. Spinach is subtle in flavor and helps balance out the bitterness of the kale. You can also substitute kale for chard! But in this smoothie I used cilantro, parsley, and spinach.
Coconut Milk. I know a lot of people like using coconut water as the “liquid” in their smoothies. But the coconut milk here really brings the smoothie together. It gives your drink a creaminess that you’ll really love. Plus it’ll keep you satisfied longer than if you chose to use coconut water.
Ginger. Fresh ginger is anti-inflammatory and a great source of antioxidants. Don’t worry about it being overpowering in this smoothie though. A little bit goes a long way and adds the perfect kick to wake you up.
Green Apple. This adds sweetness and flavor to your smoothie. Skip the table sugar, one apple adds a good chunk of Vitamin C.
You’ll have a nutritious and delicious breakfast smoothie ready in no time!
Creamy and Tasty Coconut Ginger Green Smoothie
- 1 can coconut milk
- 2 cups baby spinach
- ½ cup curly parsley leaves
- ½ cup cilantro leaves
- 1 green apple, cut into cubes
- 1-2 tsp fresh ginger, grated
- 1 banana, frozen
- 2 Tbsp maple syrup, or honey
- 1 cup ice, for a thicker smoothie, add more ice
- Place all ingredients in a blender.
- Blend until smooth.