Winter green smoothie recipe
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Any Green Winter Green Smoothie

This incredibly versatile winter green smoothie recipe uses pears, apples and bananas and works amazingly well with every leafy green I’ve tried.
Category Drink
Cuisine Paleo, Raw, Vegan, Wholefoods
Tags dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, oil-free, salt-free, soy-free, sugar-free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Makes 1300 ml (4 serves)
Calories 190kcal
Author Nikki, Eating Vibrantly

Ingredients

  • 1/2-2 cups any leafy green e.g. spinach, chard/silverbeet, kale, arugula/roquette, bok choy, chicory, collards (20-80g) *
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds / hearts or 1/4 med avocado (35g)
  • 1 med pear (180g)
  • 2 small apples (220g)
  • 3-4 med bananas (350g)
  • 300 ml water or more for a thinner smoothie

Method

  • Remove any tough stalks from the leafy greens and put them into your blender jug.
  • Add the hemp seeds.
  • Remove the stalks from the pears and apples, chop them roughly and place in the blender.
  • Add the water and blend briefly.
  • Peel and add the bananas and blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Add more water if required.
  • Drink immediately or store in the fridge for up to three days.

Preparation

  • Before: -
  • During: 15 mins
  • After: -
  • Need: Blender

Notes

* Only add as much greens as you will enjoy, and no more!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 285ml; Calories: 190kcal; Carbohydrates: 35.7g; Protein: 4.4g; Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 0.5g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g; Sodium: 14.8mg; Potassium: 604mg; Fiber: 5.6g; Sugar: 21.1g; Vitamin A: 1250IU; Vitamin C: 21.5mg; Calcium: 30mg; Iron: 1.6mg