This vegan Mango Spinach Smoothie is a delicious and easy breakfast or snack that both kids and adults love. With banana, spinach, ginger and mango this smoothie is sweet, fresh and with a gingery kick - and has 50% of all the greens you need in a day.
Place all ingredients except coconut water in a high powered blender and cover. Pour in a little bit of the coconut water, and mix until smooth. Add the rest of the coconut water and mix again. Serve immediately!
Ingredient notes & substitutions
Ginger can be skipped, or swapped for turmeric or ground ginger
Lemon can be swapped for lime
Coconut water can be swapped for regular cold water
Banana can be fresh or frozen, and preferably very ripe, and it can be substituted for avocado
Mango - frozen works great, and will keep your smoothie cold
Spinach is best when fresh, but you can also use frozen, as well as another leafy green like kale
Tips & tricks
Peel ginger with a potato peeler or spoon - or buy organic ginger and skip the peeling altogether
Just add a little bit of coconut water at the beginning - this way you get the smoothest smoothie
Adjust the consistency by adding more or less coconut water
Make it the day before and store in the fridge in an airtight container. Give it a good stir before drinking!