Refreshing Green Protein Smoothie with Chia & Flax

Liana Werner-Gray

by | Updated: March 29th, 2017 | Read time: 1 minute

Struggling to eat greens every day? This smoothie is a delicious, refreshing way to pack those leafy vegetables into your diet. With sweetness from dates, thick, creamy texture from frozen bananas and nutritional goodness from greens, plant-based protein and superfoods, this beverage tastes like a dessert you could eat as a meal. Go ahead and drink dessert today!

Green Smoothie in Jar, Topped with Chia & Flax Seeds

Serves 2


2 cups hemp milk or almond milk
1 scoop Nutiva Vanilla Plant Protein Superfood 30 Shake
1 Tbsp. Phresh Greens
3 seedless dates
2 frozen bananas (or 2 cups frozen mango)
2 cups kale
1 cup spinach
1 cucumber, peeled
1 stalk celery
Handful fresh cilantro
Handful fresh parsley
1 Tbsp. Nutiva Chia Seeds, for topping
1 Tbsp. flax seeds, for topping


  1. In a high-speed blender, combine all ingredients except for chia and flax seeds. Process until smooth.
  2. Top smoothie with chia and flax seeds.

Liana’s tips:

  • Hemp milk can be swapped with almond milk, coconut milk, coconut water or even plain water.
  • Reserve cucumber skin for a refreshing face wipe.