Super Green Smoothie

This energizing and thirst-quenching smoothie has a beautiful green color thanks to abundant amounts of spinach and cucumber. The addition of half a lemon adds a slight citrusy flavor while the apples impart a bit of sweetness to the beverage. Meanwhile, the banana adds creaminess to the smoothie. It is a healthy way of starting out the day, as it provides several servings of fruits and vegetables. It can also be enjoyed as a refreshing midday pick-me-up. 

Super Green Smoothie

Serves 2-3


  • 2 apples, cored and chopped
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 2 cups spinach or kale
  • ½ lemon, peeled and seeds removed
  • 5 ice cubes
  • 1 banana


  • Load all ingredients into a Vitamix or high-powered blender and process for two minutes, until smooth and frothy. If it is too thick for your taste, add more ice cubes until desired consistency is reached. Drink immediately. It thickens as it sits. 

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