The Definitive Green Smoothie Guide

By Bare Blends -

green smoothies

Why green smoothies you ask?

Powerful, energising, nutrient dense GREEN smoothies are the perfect way to get your daily dose of chlorophyll. Chlorophyll, the green pigment that plants use in photosynthesis aids in the removal of toxins through the liver and is an essential for detoxification. We have compiled our TOP 10 benefits of green smoothies below and then listed our 4 favourite go-to smoothies.


Top 10 Green Smoothie Benefits

  1. Fast! Easiest way to get your daily does of greens if you are a busy, active person! They only take a few minutes to make!
  2. Nutrient dense! They are extremely nutritious! Packed full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fibre and more.
  3. Energy! Their dense nutrient profiles will help to boost your energy levels and provide sustained energy throughout the day.
  4. Easy to digest! Green smoothies are very easy to digest, as the cells in the greens and fruits are broken down from blending.
  5. Fibre! Green smoothies are full of soluble and insoluble fibre, which is essential for a healthy digestive system.
  6. Versatile! Depending on your mood or your recent eating behavior, you can add and remove ingredients to ensure you are getting a balanced diet.
  7. Chlorophyll! A myriad of benefits which includes detoxifying and alkalising the body.
  8. For the kids! People / Children who don’t necessarily like the taste of greens can get their daily servings of greens masked by the sweetness of fruit.
  9. Snack! Perfect for a snack before breakfast, or a substitute if you increase the serving! They are also ideal for an afternoon snack.
  10. Delicious! Lastly, the main reason why we enjoy them so much is that they are absolutely delicious!

Green Smoothie Formula

Making green smoothies could not be any easier if you follow our step-by-step formula. Do not be discouraged if one of your smoothies turns out too "green" for your liking. Your smoothie making skills will progress with the more you blend! Everyone is a beginner to start with!


"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new"
- Albert Einstein

1. Choose a liquid as a base

  • Almond milk
  • Coconut water
  • Coconut milk
  • Water
  • Rice milk
  • Cashew milk
  • Macadamia milk

2. Select your Greens

  • Bare Greens
  • Kale
  • Spinach
  • Beet Greens
  • Cos lettuce
  • Collards
Kale

3. Pick your fruit

  • Bare Berries
  • Any berries
  • Peach
  • Mango
  • Avocado
  • Pear
  • Nashi
  • Melons
  • Kiwi Fruit
  • Pineapple
  • Apple
  • Any other fruit
apple

4. Boost it!

5. Sweeten it - This is optional

  • Dates
  • Honey
  • Agave
  • Or your favourite sweetener

6. Blend it!

Add it all to your Optimum 9200 and blend away until you reach your desired consistency! Try to experiment with different flavour combinations. If you make too much smoothie, freeze the remainder in ice cubes trays for the next day!


Bare Greens

"This superfood green supplement is a daily must, helping to detoxify and cleanse your body for optimal energy, health and vitality. With such a broad range of benefits everybody from athletes to the immune compromised will benefit from a daily dose of Bare Greens."

Green Smoothies

The Ultimate Green Smoothie w/ Bare Greens

Prepare yourself for the ultimate green smoothie loaded with every nutrient needed to keep you powering through the day!


  1. Blend all ingredients in the Optimum 9400 for 20 seconds
  2. Enjoy! This will make a large serving so enjoy it all to yourself or share it with a friend!

The Quickie Green Smoothie

Not technically a smoothie but we thought it should make the list! If you do not have time to blend or don't want to wake up your housemates give this one a try.

  • 1 Serving Bare Greens
  • 1 Serving Organic Vanilla Bean WPI / Organic Cacao WPI (or WPCs)
  • 250ml Almond milk / coco-quench / coconut water or other

  1. Add all ingredients into a 500ml recycled jar and shake.
  2. Enjoy! (Tip: Try making before you train then have it after!)

Bare Berries

"In the world of nutrition antioxidants are now considered more important than multivitamins. Bare Berries is the perfect antioxidant supplement providing disease protective, anti-aging phytonutrients. Bare Berries contains superior ingredients resulting in a superior antioxidant product."


kiwi and kale smoothie

Kiwi, Kale & Berries

Although the end colour of this smoothie is not the typical vibrant green, it is still green at heart! By adding Bare Berries you are your entire body with unsurpassed antioxidant and anti-aging protection.

  • 1 Stem of organic kale (stem removed)
  • 1 Kiwi fruit
  • 1 Serve Bare Berries
  • 1/2 Frozen banana
  • 1/4 Avocado
  • 250ml Almond milk / coco-quench / coconut water or other
  1. Blend all ingredients for 20 seconds in the Optimum 9200.
  2. Enjoy!


Nashi pear green smoothie

Who doesn't love Nashi pears! The ginger in this recipe takes the edge off the greens and elevates it to the next level!

  • 1 Big handful organic spinach
  • 1 Nashi pear
  • 1/2 Frozen banana
  • 1 Serve Bare Greens
  • 1 cm piece of ginger
  • 250ml almond milk / coco-quench / coconut water or other
  1. Blend all ingredients for 20 seconds in the Optimum 9400
  2. Enjoy!

At Bare Blends we take a holistic approach to your nutrition and wellness; producing delicious natural & organic superfood blends that nourish and nurture an active body + mind. All products are sugar and gluten free. From Kakadu to the Andean ranges, we've selected the highest quality ancient, raw and organic superfoods and combined them with Native and New Zealand whey proteins. We believe we make the best tasting natural protein powder in Australia.