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Classic Vanilla Green Smoothie

This is a vegan gluten-free smoothie recipe to make you eat more greens
Course Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 people
Author sushma iyer


For the White Layer

  • 1 cup almond milk unsweetened
  • 1 med sized banana
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1 vanilla bean or 1 tsp vanilla bean extract

For the Green Layer

  • 1 cup aloe vera juice
  • 1 cup packed baby spinach leaves
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tsp pistachio powder or 2 tbsp of whole nuts
  • 2 iranian dates or of your choice
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice (optional but recommended)


For the White Layer

  • Add all the ingredients mentioned under the white layer (scrape out the seeds from the vanilla bean pod) and blend until smooth. Divide it in between two glasses

For the Green Layer

  • Rinse out your blender. And then add all the ingredients mentioned under the green layer and blend until smooth. Pour it on top of the white layer in the two glasses.
  • Garnish with some mint leaves and thats it your healthy smoothie for breakfast or midmorning snack is ready.


1. You may just add everything to the blender at one go and blend together to save time.
2. Use water to thin out the smoothie if you find it too thick.
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