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    14 Green Smoothies For People Who Can Still Taste The Kale

    Oh KALE, no.

    Kale haters, rejoice.

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    Green smoothies are amazing, especially if you like kale. But if you don't, there's no reason to resentfully gulp it down for the ~health benefits~. There are plenty of leafy green alternatives with tons of nutrients and none of the strong kale taste or grainy texture — so you only taste the good stuff.

    These delicious green smoothies are made with whole foods like fruits and veggies, minimal processed ingredients, little or no added sugar, and zero kale.

    1. Clementine Avocado Smoothie

    This creamy, cool smoothie looks bright green but it tastes like citrus,

    Find the recipe here, on Back To Her Roots.

    2. Apple Basil Smoothie

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    This smoothie has a thinner, liquid texture and the basil makes it extra fragrant to sip on. Skip the honey for less added sweetness.

    Find the recipe here, on Unconventional Baker.

    3. Blueberry, Kiwi, and Mint Smoothie

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    OK so the blueberries covered up the green here, but this smoothie packs two whole cups of spinach!

    Find the full recipe here, on The Merry Thought.

    4. Parsley Mango Smoothie

    The secret green in here: flat leaf parsley.

    Find the recipe here, from Wishful Chef.

    5. Apple and Avocado Smoothie

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    Avocado and bananas make this green smoothie extra creamy and sweet.

    Get the recipe here from Fit Mommy Diaries.

    6. Green Pineapple Smoothie

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    Blend pineapple and unsweetened almond milk with spinach so you'll only taste the ~tropical~ flavors!

    Find the recipe here, on The Merry Thought.

    7. Green Lemon Chia Smoothie

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    Lemon juice gives this peach and spinach smoothie a bright, tangy flavor that's great for lazy mornings.

    Find the recipe here, on Homemade Nutrition.

    8. Dandelion Leaf and Pear Smoothie

    Dandelion greens are a great alternative to spinach and kale but sometimes they can get a little bitter, so this recipe adds chopped dates and pears to make it naturally sweet and delicious.

    Find the recipe here, on The Wishful Chef.

    9. Peanut Butter and Banana Green Smoothie

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    Looks like blended veggies, tastes like your favorite PB and banana snack.

    Find the recipe here on Damn Delicious.

    10. Honeydew, Cucumber, and Mint Smoothie

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    The mint and cucumber make this green smoothie super refreshing — and feel free to leave out the herbal supplement if you're not into that thing.

    Get the recipe here, on Healthfully Ever After.

    11. Pear, Arugula, and Pine Nut Smoothie

    This smoothie is sweet from the pear with a spicy twist from the arugula and ginger. Just make sure you opt for plain greek yogurt and all-natural orange juice with no sugar added!

    Get the full recipe here, on Kitchen Konfidence.

    12. Rainbow Chard and Banana Smoothie

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    Rainbow swiss chard is packed with vitamins and the colorful stems make a beautiful garnish!

    Get the recipe here, from Gimme Some Oven.

    13. Romaine Superfood Smoothie

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    Romaine (yes, romaine!) is a another great option for green smoothies, and it's naturally low in calories.

    Find the recipe here on Veg Kitchen.

    14. Mango Matcha Smoothie

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    Matcha green tea powder totally counts as a green smoothie ingredient.

    Find the recipe here, on The Roasted Root.

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