Tropical Green Smoothie


If you've ever wanted an easy way to get more greens into your diet, this is the recipe for you!

With tangy sweet pineapple, the goodness of greens, antioxidants like vitamin C and bioflavonoids, superfood chlorella, and some surprise ingredients, this smoothie is every bit as delicious as it is healthy.

I've also got some great kitchen tips for you on keeping greens fresher longer, how to prevent your coconut milk from molding, and a way to make sure you're not throwing away a valuable part of citrus. Take a look!

Tropical Green Smoothie
By Allison Rivers Samson

Makes: 2 servings

4 cups mixed greens, loosely packed
1 - 1 1/2 cup water 
1 cup frozen pineapple
1/2 - 1 frozen banana
1/2 cup ice cubes
2 tablespoons coconut milk
1 teaspoon chlorella powder
1/2-inch piece fresh ginger


  1. In a blender, process all ingredients until smooth.

Jazz It Up

  • For a fun zing, add a fresh jalapeño to your blender!

© Recipe by Allison Rivers Samson, Wellness Coach, award-winning vegan chef and author of Quick + Easy DIY Salad BarThe Dairy-Freedom CookbookComfortably Yum, and Co-Creator of The Dairy Detox.



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