Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Green smoothie recipe

Don’t let the colour of this green smoothie turn you off. It is perfectly delicious and will give your body a blast of vitamins to help you get by. Find more on Kidspot NZ



  • 1 pear
  • 1 peeled kiwifruit, chopped
  • 1 lime, peeled, pith removed and chopped
  • 1 banana, peeled and chopped
  • 100g baby spinach, washed and well dried
  • 200ml apple juice


Blend the chopped fruit with half of the apple juice until smooth and lump-free.

Next, add the baby spinach and half the remaining apple juice.

Blend until well combined. Add more apple juice if needed.


  • You can also add heaps of other stuff to your Green Smoothie: frozen banana (for a creamy texture), honey, soaked chia seeds, yoghurt, frozen mango, berries, apples, grapes, kale (which has a gentle green flavour too and is REALLY good for you!), lemon juice… the list goes on!
  • This recipe was created by Pip Lincolne for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder. You can follow Pip at Meet me at Mike's or on Pinterest and Twitter.

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