Greek Yogurt Veggie Smoothie

If you’re in a hurry, but want to start the day off right, this greek yogurt veggie smoothie is a great way to get your greens, micronutrients, and protein.  

Most of the protein comes from low-fat Greek yogurt (without using protein powders).   Greens are loaded with folate, vitamins A, E, & K1, as well as minerals (including calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, and potassium).  

In addition to delicious chocolate flavour, cacao provides extra iron, potassium,  and magnesium.


One serve provides 315 calories, 36 g protein, 7 g fat, 24 g of net carbs and P:E 1.2.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  



  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 cup kale
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1 tsp allulose 
  • 1 tsp cinnamon 
  • 1 tsp cacao powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • A dash of black pepper


  • Place all ingredients in a blender.  
  • Blend well and serve.

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