2 Easy + High-Vibe Veggie Smoothies

“Be grateful, eat more vegetables, and love others.” These are the things that I strive towards each day and when it comes to the eating more veggies part, oh well that can call for some serious creativity. The same old cooked vegetables can get boring after awhile, so I try to incorporate veggies into my smoothies. If anyone knows me, they know how much I love my thick, nutrient-dense smoothies, but the same smoothie time after time can be such a snooze. Ever since I took my creativity to the blender, I have a new smoothie combo almost every morning! The possibilities are endless. 

If you’ve always kept your smoothies fruity, you may be wondering how a veggie smoothie tastes. Trust me, the beauty of these smoothies is that you will hardly even notice that the vegetables are in there. Plus, these smoothies have a lower sugar content being banana-less. So for all you parents out there, this is a great way to sneak in those veggies for picky eaters! Here are my tips for creating the thickest, tastiest smoothies:

The more frozen goods, the better. Usually, I steam and then freeze my veggies, but on weeks that I don’t have enough time, I just go ahead and by them pre-frozen. 

Add a clean protein powder. Not only does it add a boost of protein, but also enhances the flavor. Personally, I use Rootz Nutrition chocolate banana nut protein (you can use my code “RUNNINGCARROT10” for 10% off your order!)

Okay now, who’s ready to get in the kitchen? 

Cinnamon Chai Squash Smoothie
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Total Time
3 min
Total Time
3 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 cup frozen cauliflower
  2. 1/2 cup frozen roasted cinnamon carrots
  3. 1 cup roasted cinnamon squash
  4. 1 cup chai tea (1/2 frozen, 1/2 refrigerated)
  5. 1/2 cup homemade nut milk
  6. 1/2 scoop protein powder
  7. Not necessary, but I add in collagen and ashwaganda.
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in blender.
  2. Blend until consistency is thick and smooth. (may need to add more liquid)
  3. Pour in a jar and add some granola on top!
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Green Goddess Smoothie
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Total Time
3 min
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3 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 cup frozen cauliflower
  2. 1/2 cup frozen green beans
  3. 1/2 frozen zucchini
  4. 3/4-1 cup frozen pineapple
  5. Huge handful of spinach
  6. 1 1/2 cup liquid of choice (homemade nut milk, tea, water, etc)
  7. 1/2 scoop protein powder
  8. Not necessary, but I add in collagen, matcha, and ashwaganda
Instructions
  1. Place all frozen foods in blender.
  2. Add in protein and superfoods.
  3. Add liquid + spinach
  4. Blend until consistency is thick and smooth. (may need to add more liquid)
  5. Pour in a jar and sip sip!
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Abigail Harris
Written by Abigail Harris
Abby is a college student studying Biology, who aspires to become a Neonatologist and is also an active member in Kappa Delta sorority. She has a passion for sharing health and nutrition and invites others to join her on her journey to seeking balance. When she’s not in the kitchen, you can catch her out for a run or spending time with her family and friends. Follow her on Instagram @therunningcarrot and on her personal blog, therunningcarrot.wordpress.com.