Green Power Smoothie

Susan, AKA Kiwicook
Susan, AKA Kiwicook

Susan, AKA Kiwicook

In her days as a recipe developer, Susan has created over 450 recipes. Her Dutch and New Zealander roots serve as a basis for her culinary inspiration.

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I suddenly felt the need to go green after a day of less than ideal eating! So I searched the internet for something suitable and came across this excellent recipe for a Green Power Smoothie from

I took the basic recipe and added a few extra things that I had on hand, such as fresh mint out of the garden and wheatgrass powder. I didn’t use ice, as I think the body prefers room temperature drinks (there’s a fair bit of research that suggests that). As such, you will need to add more than the suggested 1 cup of almond milk (or juice or water) to get the right consistency. I also tossed in a few pumpkin seeds, but if you don’t have a high powered blender, I’d stay away from those! Really, anything goes with a recipe like this, so adapt away to your heart’s content.



Fuel your body with this powerhouse Green Power Smoothie! It's a blend of nutrient-rich ingredients like spinach or kale, avocado for healthy fats, and apple for natural sweetness. A hint of citrus and honey round out the flavors, making it a tasty and satisfying way to nourish yourself.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 173 kcal


  • 1 High Speed Blender


  • At least 1 cup almond milk (or purified water, or apple juice)
  • 1-2 apples cored and quartered
  • 2 handfuls baby spinach or kale
  • 1 avocado (peeled & pitted)
  • 1-2 tsp raw honey
  • Juice of 1 small lemon or lime


  • 1 tsp powdered wheatgrass
  • 1/2 inch knob of ginger (peeled and chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp fresh mint leaves


  • Blend all ingredients in a high speed blender (to start with, use 1 cup of almond milk – once you’ve blended the mixture, add more to attain the right consistency for you). Adjust for seasoning if necessary and serve immediately. You can store any left-over smoothie in the fridge in a sealed container for up to a day.


Calories: 173kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 2gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gSodium: 9mgPotassium: 509mgFiber: 7gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 347IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 19mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Green Power Smoothie
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Susan, AKA Kiwicook
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Susan, also known as the Kiwi Cook, hails from Levin, New Zealand, and has a unique Kiwi-Dutch-British heritage that influenced her culinary upbringing. As an artist, tutor, writer, and editor, Susan dedicates her weekends to creating delectable dishes. Her food philosophy embraces moderation and listening to her body's needs.

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