Faith's Everyday Green Smoothie

A basic recipe for a green smoothie that can be adapted to your preferences.

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 large smoothies
Author Faithful Plateful


  • 1 banana, fresh or frozen
  • 1-2 cups frozen fruit (mangoes, pineapple, cherries, berries are good ones) or an apple Use more fruit at first, gradually start using less fruit and more greens.
  • 2 large handfuls spinach or mixed power greens like kale and swiss chard
  • 1 thumb-sized nub fresh ginger root
  • 2 cups water or mix of apple juice and water
  • 2 tbsp ground flax seeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds (if desired)


  1. Blend all together.

    If your blender is not very strong, blend greens and water first, then add fruit for optimum smoothness.

    Pour into two large glasses and drink up!