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Spinach Apple Banana Smoothie

This spinach apple banana smoothie is a great drinkable breakfast for days you're not super hungry, or as a snack. It's packed with tart flavors like green apple and pineapple as well as ginger.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 smoothie
Author Rebecca

Equipment

  • blender
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Measuring Cups

Ingredients

  • ½ whole Granny Smith apple cored, quartered
  • ½ whole banana fresh or frozen
  • ¾ cup frozen pineapple slices
  • cup fresh spinach leaves or frozen, see note below
  • ½ teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon flax seeds
  • 1 cup water or apple juice

Instructions

  • Layer in apple quarters, frozen banana, frozen pineapple, spinach, grated ginger, flax seeds, and liquid. Blend until smooth.
  • Pour into glass and enjoy immediately.

Notes

  • Adjust the amount of ginger you add to your preferences.
  • Add a dollop of yogurt and/or milk to your spinach apple banana smoothie to make it more filling.
  • Add apple juice or water to the smoothie for a fruitier flavor, but you can also add milk, almond milk, soy milk, or your favorite milk alternative.
  • Substitute fresh spinach for frozen spinach. Just add ½ the amount of frozen spinach (about 3 Tablespoons).
  • Optional add-ins: Chia seeds, ground flax, and flax seeds? are all great additions to this smoothie.