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Green spirulina smoothie in two glasses

Green spirulina smoothie

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Serves 1-2

Start your day with a healthy smoothie. As well as being packed with nutrients, the deep green of spirulina adds rich vibrancy while avocado gives a silky texture

  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving (1)
NutrientUnit
kcal176
fat11g
saturates2g
carbs11g
sugars8g
fibre3g
protein7g
salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • ½ small avocado, peeled and stoned
  • 1 tsp spirulina powder
  • 50g baby spinach
  • ¼ cucumber, roughly chopped
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 10g mint, plus a sprig to garnish (optional)
  • 75ml apple juice (not from concentrate), chilled
  • 1 tsp honey (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Tip all the ingredients into a blender or food processor with 75ml cold water, and blitz until smooth. Or, put everything in a bowl and blitz with a hand blender.

  • STEP 2

    Pour into a tall glass and garnish with a mint sprig, if you like. Drink straightaway.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2022

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