Green Smoothie Recipe with spinach

This vibrant green smoothie is a nutritious powerhouse, combining the goodness of fresh spinach (or kale), sweet banana, tropical pineapple, and creamy yogurt. Packed with vitamins, minerals, and natural sweetness,

Adding raw spinach in a smoothie; it’s a nutritious addition that blends well. Drinking a spinach smoothie every day is generally fine if it’s part of a balanced diet. This recipe shows how to blend spinach effectively

Course: Drinks

Servings: 1-2 servings

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Calories: 150-200 kcal


  • 1 cup fresh spinach leaves (or kale, if preferred)
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1/2 cup pineapple chunks (fresh or frozen)
  • 1-2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup (optional, adjust to taste)
  • Ice cubes (optional)
  • 1/2 cup water or coconut water (optional)


  1. Wash the spinach leaves (or kale) thoroughly and remove any tough stems.
  2. Place the spinach leaves (or kale), banana, pineapple chunks, yogurt, and water (or coconut water) in a blender.
  3. If you prefer a colder smoothie, you can also add a few ice cubes.
  4. Blend until all the ingredients are well combined, and the smoothie is creamy.
  5. Taste the smoothie and add honey or maple syrup if you’d like to sweeten it further. Adjust to your desired level of sweetness.
  6. Pour the green smoothie into glasses, garnish with a slice of pineapple or a sprig of fresh mint if desired, and serve immediately.


  • Leafy Greens: Choose fresh and clean spinach or kale for your greens. They not only provide essential nutrients but also add a lovely green color to your smoothie. Be sure to remove any tough stems from kale leaves.
  • Sweetness Balance: Customize the sweetness to your liking. The natural sugars from the banana and pineapple provide sweetness, but you can adjust it by adding honey or maple syrup. Start with a little and taste before adding more.
  • Consistency Control: The thickness of your green smoothie depends on the amount of liquid you use. Adjust the water or coconut water to achieve your desired consistency.

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