Stress Less Smoothie Recipe

pitcher of green smoothie

Wondering why this green smoothie is called “Stress Less”?  Not sure how drinking a delicious smoothie may help you to chill?  

Let’s take a look:

  • Potassium in bananas and avocados helps to reduce blood pressure.
  • Soybeans and dark leafy greens such as spinach, kale, and chard contain magnesium, which can help to combat headaches & fatigue (which can either be direct result of stress, or can make stress worse).
  • The Omega-3 fatty acid contained in flax seeds can actually help to keep stress hormone levels low.
  • Healthy doses of Vitamin C will keep your immune system strong and allow you to cope better with stress.  This smoothies packs a Vitamin C punch with dark leafy greens and strawberries.
This all adds up to a delicious way to chill! 

Stress Less Smoothie

Prep Time5 minutes
Active Time2 minutes
Total Time7 minutes
Course: Beverages, Juices/Smoothies
Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian
Yield: 1 person


  • 1 cup plant milk soy, almond, or hemp are good choices
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 handful greens spinach, kale, or chard
  • 4 large strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seed
  • 1 tablespoon sweetener honey or agave nectar
  • 4 cubes ice


  • Add all ingredients to blender in the order listed.
  • Blend until smooth.
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