Moringa Smoothie Recipe

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Amazing and flavorful Moringa Smoothie Recipe is easy to prepare with almond milk, and frozen banana, creamy and delicious! Moringa smoothie is ready in minutes and only made with 3 ingredients.

Moringa Smoothie Recipe

This creamy moringa smoothie recipe is so delicious, loaded with plant-based antioxidants and fiber, this is now a family favorite smoothie. 

Moringa smoothie for breakfast is one of the most energizing drink that you could have, as a matter of fact, we enjoy smoothies even for supper like Blueberry Banana Smoothie, Orange Creamsicle Smoothie, Apple Pie Smoothie. 

Moringa Smoothie Recipe

So here in Florida, our moringa tree is doing phenomenal, it has grown a lot and now it is even flowering. I have been enjoying smoothies made with fresh moringa leaves and I plan to dry the leaves and blend into moringa powder for the winter. The moringa leaves can also be frozen.  I have noticed that I have a boost of energy whenever I drink moringa smoothie or moringa tea so I had to share it with you.

After researching about the beneficial properties of moringa, I’m planning to grow more trees in my backyard.

A tall moringa tree in my garden

What Is Moringa?

Moringa Olefiera is also commonly called Drumstick Tree, Ben Oil Tree, Horseradish Tree, it is grown in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. The entire tree is edible and it is used as a staple food or medicinal plant in many parts of the world where it is grown, such as India, Southeast Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. 

Moringa tree grows well in arid areas, it grows very fast and provides nutrition to many who are impoverished. 

Nutritional Benefits Of Moringa

Moringa is classified as a superfood, it is nutrient-dense and has beneficial antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. It is known to be high in protein, it contains all 9 essential amino acids. Moringa leaves are a great source of Vitamin A, B2, B6, C, E, K, magnesium, zinc, calcium, and fiber.

Moringa leaves are also known to:

  • Boost Energy.
  • Hair Growth
  • Reduce Stress
  • Improve Digestion
  • Reduce Wrinkles 
  • Boost Immune System
  • Stabilize Blood Sugar
  • Reduces Inflammation

Stem of moringa with leaves

Where To Buy Moringa?

Moringa leaf powder is sold as a supplement in health food stores here in the USA and Online. Fresh leaves are sold in bunches here in Florida at local Farmer’s markets. The tree is fast-growing and can be grown from seeds in pots in a colder climate. 

What Does Moringa Taste Like?

Moringa leaf tastes like spinach or matcha, it does have a slightly sweet after taste, It is not an alga, like spirulina. I find that incorporating moringa in a smoothie is a great way to enjoy the flavor. 

Ingredients for moringa smoothie, moringa leaves, banana and almond milk

How To Make Moringa Smoothie Recipe?

If you are using the fresh leaves, you want to make sure you use the fresh leaves only and not the stem of the plant, Remove the leaves and rinse, add to your blender along with your non-dairy milk, and 1 frozen banana, blend until smooth and creamy, serve immediately.

Substitute moringa powder for the fresh leaves, add 1 tablespoon of dried powder with your non-dairy milk and banana and blend until smooth and creamy.

Consult your physician if you are taking medications, pregnant or breastfeeding before you include moringa in your diet. 

Potential side effects of moringa leaf are lower blood pressure and slower heart rate. 

Other Smoothie Recipes To Try

Overlay of moringa smoothie in a glass jar on a wooden cutting board, with moringa leaves and ripe banana

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(Per serving)
  • Energy: 125 kcal / 523 kJ
  • Fat: 3 g
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Carbs: 40 g

Cooking Time

  • Preparation: 5 min
  • Ready in: 5 min
For: 1 Serving



  1. Add almond milk, moringa, and frozen banana to a high-speed blender.
  2. Process until the smoothie is smooth and creamy. Serve immediately.
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Michelle Blackwood, RN

Hi, I’m Michelle, I’m the voice, content creator and photographer behind Healthier Steps. I share vegan and gluten-free recipes because of past health issues. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious.

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  1. Marlen R Cruz
    October 9, 2020

    Tried your Moringa Smoothie for the first time and I loved it. It has such a refreshing flavor. I did add some ice cubes to make it a little frosty and cooler. thank you for sharing with us

  2. Cedson Ray D. Dante
    July 12, 2020

    how many time to drink the smoothie in 1 week? is it in morning or evening? My father has Arthritis. I think it can help

  3. Mariestella
    May 4, 2020

    I added oats and it makes me full for a longer period in the morning when I go for my morning runs or exercise. I enjoyed it

  4. Trish Alexander
    February 11, 2020

    Hubby found moringa on you tube in october 2019. We started with 1 TBL powder in water… YUCK. Then sunny D… eww but ok. Then Apple juice.. do able. LOL Then I found capsules. But we would have to take MANY pills to get 1TBL a day. So I was looking for recipes. Your smoothie idea is awesome! I made my own ” concoction “. Lol. 1st attempt was a bit zealous, lol I added 2 TBL. 2nd I added 1 TBL and WOW! I took pictures but I’m not internet literate. Lol

    • Michelle Blackwood, RN
      February 11, 2020

      Wow, I’m so happy you didn’t give up on it, I can’t do the powder i water myself so I’m so happy you found my recipe! The only way to add photos is to share them on your social media accounts and tag me, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook etc. Keep doing what you are doing Trish!

  5. Maryam
    February 8, 2020

    I don’t have almond’s milk in my place, can I substitute with coconut milk?

  6. Reshone Jackson
    December 9, 2019

    This recipe is delicious!

  7. Nichole
    October 20, 2019

    I don’t like bananas. Any suggestions on a good substitute?

    • Michelle Blackwood
      October 20, 2019

      Pear or a red apple makes a great substitute Nichole

      • Sonia
        May 27, 2020

        Amazing simple recipe.i love it.i added frozen raspberry and oats. Can i make this the night and leave in the fridge before to take to work next day?

        • Michelle Blackwood, RN
          May 27, 2020

          Ohh, I love raspberries. Yes you can but you might have to whip it up in the blender and store in a cooler because it might just thicken as it sits overnight in the refrigerator.