Vegan Mango-Coconut Green Smoothie

With its light coconut milk base – no dairy here – this vegan green smoothie is utterly creamy and coconutty. Mango gives it a tropical vibe that makes it taste like a day at the beach.

Total Time: 5 minutes

5 / 5 (1 votes)

So, I realize I’m several years late to the party here, but I’ve finally discovered yoga.

It’s, like, a trip to the spa for a massage. Except you do it yourself, it’s cheaper, and you feel even better afterwards. I’m taking very beginner level classes – no impossible pose attempts in front of depressing mirrors and no hot-yoga blackout episodes, not that I’d know anything about either of those things – and I’m practically giddy over how much I’m enjoying it. “Grace” and “flexible” are about the last two words one would ever use to describe me, but if I keep this up, maybe I’ll get a little closer. So far, it certainly makes me feel great.

A blog story about a nice, healthy green smoothie seemed to be the perfect chance to share my yoga discovery. After all, when I come home all loosey-goosey relaxed after yoga class, this mango-coconut green smoothie is pretty much the perfect way to recharge.

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Smoothies are the best thing ever, aren’t they? They feel like a treat – it’s like drinking a fruity milkshake! – but generally they’re packed with energizing nutrients and guilt-free goodness.

Vegan mango-coconut green smoothie | Kitchen Treaty

This one in particular is unbelievably good – not to mention pretty (have I ever mentioned green is my favorite color? What can I say; it pleases me every time I go in for a sip.)

If you’ve never tried a green smoothie made with spinach, you’ll be shocked and amazed that you don’t it at all. Spinach just makes the smoothie gorgeously green, and, of course, super-healthy.


Vegan Mango-Coconut Green Smoothie

Yield: 1 large or 2 small drinks

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

5 / 5 (1 votes)
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With its light coconut milk base - no dairy here - this vegan green smoothie is utterly creamy and coconutty. Mango gives it a tropical vibe that makes it taste like a day at the beach.


  • 1 cup fresh washed spinach leaves, packed (I generally use packaged, pre-washed baby spinach)
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen mango cubes
  • 1/2 medium banana
  • 3/4 cup light coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes

Optional additions:

  • 1 tablespoon coconut butter (this adds a bit more more coconut flavor plus fiber and a little protein)
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseeds (these add some more fiber plus omega-3 fatty acids and a little protein)


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve with a straw.


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Karen Raye

Kare is a vegetarian home cook living among carnivores. She loves creating irresistible and flexible recipes that help multi-vore families like hers keep the peace - deliciously.

35 Responses to “Vegan Mango-Coconut Green Smoothie”

  1. This looks so good! I love adding spinach to my am smoothies. It turns everything such a pretty green!

  2. This is MY kind of green smoothie! yum!

  3. This was so delicious this morning! Had 6 mangos on hand so perfect.

  4. Ahh, we are so on the same wavelength! I’ve been making these all the time lately–same ingredients, minus the ice cubes with an orange or clementines instead of orange juice. And I can attest to the fact that they are good. :)

  5. I love green smoothies, and one with mango has me sold!! Sounds so good and so healthy. Great way to start a morning.

  6. I love the looks of this smoothie. With the coconut water, spinach and flaxseed it must be packed with nutrients. Congrats on discovering and enjoying yoga!

  7. I was looking for the perfect mango smoothie recipe and stumbled across this. So making it tomorrow ๐Ÿ˜€ xo

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  10. I am pregnant and found this recipe looking for nutritious smoothies that wouldn’t make me nauseous. I omitted the banana (I don’t like my smoothies too thick) and used fresh grapefruit juice instead of orange (didn’t have any on hand) and it tastes great! Not too sweet but still indulgent. Thank you so much!

    • Hi Kayla, I’m so glad you liked it! I know all too well how hard it can be to find something you can stomach when pregnant. Congratulations to you!

  11. Naturally refreshing, coconut water has a sweet, nutty taste. It contains easily digested carbohydrate in the form of sugar and electrolytes. Not to be confused with high-fat coconut milk or oil, coconut water is a clear liquid in the fruitโ€™s center that is tapped from young, green coconuts.;*”..

    With best regards

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  13. I have tried to make green smoothies before, and they failed me each time. So I was a little nervous making this smoothie. But this smoothie is absolutely AMAZING!!! I used almond and soy milk (because I didn’t have coconut milk) but it still turned out great! And I added coconut butter, and it is perfect. Couldn’t be happier with this smoothie! Thanks :)

    • I’m so glad you like it! I think it’s important that your first few green smoothies taste great because it’s tough enough to get over the color. Once you’ve had a great one though, it’s smooth sailing! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  17. I just made this! Sipping on it currently and LOVE it!

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  22. I needed to use my (expired) bag of spinach, so i put the whole bag in the blender with coconut WATER (14 oz), then added mango, 1/2 banana, coconut OIL, chia seeds and 2 ice cubes. I was so nervous that I wouldn’t like it. BUT I DID!!! it made quite a bit, a whole Mason jar, plus a full 8 oz. glass. Coincidently, I have been doing yoga for almost 20 years (congrats on joining the party) and have been drinking green smoothies from Whole Foods, but there was something about DIY that made me think I wouldn’t like it. Even though it tastes good, I’m still hesitant to do more of this, but with encouragement and recipes like yours, I’m sure I will be a blending Queen before too long. Thank you for the inspiration!!!

    • I am glad you are delving into smoothie DIY (and making it your own while you’re at it)! It’s fun to experiment. But Whole Foods is also a pretty fun place, too. ๐Ÿ˜€

  23. I realize that this recipe is not new, but somehow in my travels through the internet, I stumbled upon it. I have always loved smoothies but have been afraid of going green. I don’t know what it was about this recipe, but I thought I would finally take the leap, and I am SO GLAD that I did. This recipe is wonderful. I make it all of the time now. As a busy student, it’s really great to know that I am having a big burst of nutrition. I add chia seeds or hemp hearts to mine. To anyone on the fence or scared of green- MAKE THIS! It takes like tropical sunshine in a glass and absolutely nothing like the liquified salad that I was fearing. Thanks for the awesome smoothie recipes!

    • Thanks for your awesome comment, Jordan! I’m glad it was the perfect segue into the land of green smoothies for you. ;D Next up: kale?! (Start with baby kale, it is way less bitter in smoothies!)

  24. I’m usually pretty ambivalent about smoothies but this has become a fast favorite. Really refreshing and delicious, plus such a pretty green! Thanks so much for sharing your recipes! :)

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