Introducing the best creamy, fruity, green smoothie! This mango spinach smoothie requires only 5 ingredients and 5 minutes. I use avocado (no banana here) for healthy fats, less sugar, and extra creamy goodness!
Smoothies are a flavorful and easy way to get a boost of nutrients into your day! And not to mention a great way to sneak in some greens for yourself or your kiddos. The mango in this smoothie covers up any spinach so you won't even know you're getting a full serving a veggies!
Reasons to Love This Smoothie
SIMPLE CLEAN INGREDIENTS - You only need 5 wholesome ingredients for this mango spinach smoothie.
DIETARY NEEDS - Dairy free, gluten free, and Paleo. High in protein, fiber, and healthy fats (from the avocado)!
LOW SUGAR - Because I use avocado as opposed to a banana, this creamy green smoothie has less sugar than most smoothies. I know it's only fruit, but there is such a thing as too much fruit too!
Ingredient Notes & Substitutions
A complete list of ingredients and amounts can be found in the recipe card below. Here are some specific call-outs, and when needed some tips on keeping the ingredients clean.
FROZEN MANGO - The frozen mango helps to give this smoothie it's rich creamy texture. You can use fresh if that's what you have on hand (I would add some ice cubes though to keep it nice and cold). I would also reduce the amount of milk if using fresh mango.
SPINACH - I just use the pre-packaged baby spinach.
Clean food tip: Because spinach is on the Environmental Working Group's (EWG) dirty dozen list (food with the most pesticides), opt for organic if you can.
DAIRY-FREE MILK - I use almond milk, but any dairy free (or regular milk if you're not dairy free) can be used in its place.
Clean food tip: Make sure the milk you are using in unsweetened. In addition, the more simple the ingredients, the better. Most non-dairy milks are full of gums, flavors, and other additives. And because most products (like nuts and oats) used to make dairy-free milk are sprayed with chemicals, opting for organic if you can is best. Malk is my favorite!
HEMP SEEDS - I always add in some sort of super seeds into my smoothies! It's such an easy way to get extra fiber, protein, fats, and antioxidants. I like hemp seeds because of their high protein content, but you can use chia seeds too!
Making this creamy mango spinach smoothie couldn't be any easier! Simply add all ingredients to a high-speed blender and blend until creamy and ingredients are fully combined.
If you like your smoothies a little less thick, you can add additional milk.
Pour into a glass and enjoy this delicious creamy smoothie!
This smoothie is lightly sweet (but sweet enough for me). If you're looking for this to be a little sweeter, you can add ½ frozen banana. I also think some fresh orange juice would really compliment the mango and add an extra bit of sweetness!
Freeze in popsicle molds for a fun and healthy after dinner "treat" for the kids! If freezing for the kids, consider adding ½ banana if you think they will want it a little more sweet.
Smoothies are always best consumed right away. But with that said, you can make in advance and store covered in the fridge for 24 hours. Just stir smoothie again before drinking.
Nope! Avocados are pretty mild in taste. The avocado, along with the frozen mango, give this smoothie it's delectable creamy texture and helps to keep this green smoothie lower in sugar.
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Creamy Mango Spinach Smoothie with Avocado
- 1 cup frozen mango
- ½ an avocado
- 1 cup packed spinach
- 2 TBSP hemp seeds
- 1 cup dairy-free milk
- Place all ingredients in a high-speed blender.
- Blend on high until fully blended.
- Pour in glass, sip, and enjoy!
- I use almond milk as it provides some protein and helps with the creamy consistency, but any milk will work (dairy free or regular cow's milk if you're not dairy free).
- If the smoothie is too thick for your liking you can add some additional milk.