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Vanilla Green Smoothie

Sharing one of my new favorite recipes that I’ve been eating like crazy for breakfast or even lunch! It’s packed with veggies, fiber, protein, and healthy fats. And a little bit of natural sugar to make it even tastier! This vanilla green smoothie is the perfect healthy breakfast recipe to start your day.

Vanilla Green Smoothie

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I wasn’t a smoothie person for the longest time but recently I can’t get enough! I love recipes that are completely customizable and that’s exactly what smoothies are. You can make a million different flavor combos, add a ton of healthy veggies and fruits in, and lots of spices. This vanilla green one has a lot of spinach in it and you can’t even taste it!

I know people have different views on fruit in smoothies- a lot of stuff out there saying it’s not actually the healthiest. The thing is, a banana isn’t going to make me unhealthy. What makes me unhealthy is forcing myself to drink a smoothie full of only veggies, hating it, and wishing all day I’d had a banana instead. That kind of cycle is toxic and not the way I want to live my life.

If you love smoothies without fruit, that’s amazing but that’s not me. I enjoy adding a serving of fruit in and getting that natural sugar. A banana in this recipe gives it the perfect taste and I just love it! Always listen to your body and what makes YOU feel your best.

Vanilla Green Smoothie

Adding Protein

I love adding this Ancient Nutrition Vanilla Collagen into recipes like this because it has such a delicious flavor + adds protein to keep me full longer. It’s so important to have a healthy balance of fiber, carbs, protein, and fat in recipes! I love a recipe that has all 4 and this vanilla green smoothie definitely does!

Other Healthy Breakfast Recipes:

Paleo Mini Blueberry Muffins

Paleo Mini Blueberry Muffins on a white plate

Paleo Waffles

paleo waffles on a white plate with peanut butter and bananas on top

Pb Chocolate Oatmeal Cups

PB Chocolate Oatmeal Cups

Green Smoothie Recipe:

Vanilla Green Smoothie

This easy, healthy smoothie is veggie packed but still delicious. A great healthy breakfast recipe made with bananas, greens, collagen, and lots of fiber. A paleo, gluten free recipe. #paleo #paleobreakfast #paleorecipes #glutenfree #glutenfreefood #healthybreakfast

Vanilla Green Smoothie


1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk

1/2 cup ice

1 banana

1/2 cup frozen chopped spinach

1 tbsp vanilla protein powder*

1 tbsp nut butter

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp ginger


  1. Slice the banana into coins
  2. Add everything into a blender and blend until it’s all mixed together
  3. Add more ice or almond milk to get the consistency you want
  4. Top with more nut butter, yogurt, granola, or some fresh berries!


* I used this vanilla collagen from Ancient Nutrition

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Vanilla Green Smoothie