green smoothie

I love the smoothness of this green smoothie! The avocado makes it nice and creamy and adds a “good” fat too. Add some spirulina or chlorella for a real antioxidant hit!


  • 1 cup tightly packed curly kale or spinach
  • 2 Tbsp parsley leaves
  • Half a green apple, chopped
  • 1 banana, peeled and chopped
  • Quarter avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 100gms cucumber or 1 celery stalk
  • 300ml cold filtered water or coconut water
  • 4 or 5 ice cubes


  1. Place all ingredients in the blender and process until smooth
  2. Makes 1 large or 2 small smoothies
  3. Originally posted by Jill Dupleix in the Epicurian, The Age, 24/8/2013