Updated January 10, 2020
I scream, you scream, we all scream…for smoothies? That’s not how that saying goes, but anyway, a green smoothie have become almost (I said almost) as enjoyable as ice cream for me.

green smoothie with hemp and chia seeds on top

During my time as a dance teacher, I was constantly looking for something to eat or nourish me while in the middle of telling kids to point their toes and stand in a straight line. I also seem to be constantly jumping from location to location for jobs, never eating a proper lunch, making smoothies was a GREAT alternative for me.

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girl in red alley wearing all black

The best part about them too, is you can get creative! Like the flavour of bananas? Add another banana in! Like them super creamy and rich, add more milk instead of water. Need it to be as nourishing as a meal, add a scoop of plant based protein in.

This recipe is for my go to green smoothie. I often don’t follow this to a tee, adding things and removing ingredients if they’re in my fridge or not. I find this to be an awesome base, for a delicious and nutritious drink!

blonde girl drinking a large jug of green smoothie

Sometimes I even like to make a big bucket of it and bring it to the beach…to share with friends of course! Doesn’t hold well after a few days, so having someone to share it with is bonus!


Don’t be afraid to keep it in glass jars and sip it from a straw, a reusable one that is! I LOVE my stainless steel straws. My fav Canadian company is based in Calgary, AB Strawhut Co.

I highly recommend a little cleaning brush too, gets inside to push the old smoothie out, dishwashers don’t quite do that!

Trying to reduce your waste but don’t want to go about it alone? Buy a little kit for you to share with someone. Going for coffees, getting an iced americano, encourage each other to bring your straws! It tastes better than plastic anyway.

Green Smoothie

*makes 2 – 3 servings, or one if you’re like me and have it for a meal and snack

1 banana
3 – 4 handfuls of spinach (great way to use frozen spinach up too)
1 cup ish of almond milk
*if you like it creamy, add milk, if you prefer to keep it light use water, add more liquid as needed for consistency
1 tbsp ish of milled flax seed
1 tbsp Hemp hearts 

Blend! Keep adding liquid as needed to achieve desired consistency.

½ – 1 cup frozen cauliflower, when you add this in you don’t taste anything, just makes it extra smoothie and extra nutrients
1 scoop protein powder, I like to add this in if I’m making a smoothie for a meal
Soaked dates or splash of maple syrup for added sweetness

green smoothie in a mason jar

Enjoy! Don’t forget to share your baking with me on Instagram and Facebook or use the hashtag #numinmytum.

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