Green Smoothies for Spring Cleaning

Green Smoothies for Spring Cleaning        
Prep time: 5 mins  Cook time: 3 mins  Total time: 8 mins
Serves: 4 small glasses or 2 big ones

What I love about smoothies is the fact that you can toss almost any combination of fruit and greens in a blender and it’s bound to be tasty. Well, except for the one time I decided to get crazy and add half a head of romaine lettuce in there. My kids were not thrilled. But, speaking of my kids, they love this one….green and all. They prefer a little more of the coconut oil and honey. I prefer a little less. And as a bonus, this smoothie is naturally gluten and dairy free. Cheers!


  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 ripe banana
  • ½ Granny Smith green apple, sliced
  • a generous handful of baby spinach leaves
  •  ½ – 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • ½ – 1 tbsp honey (I use Hanna’s Honey Lavender Blossom)
  • 1½ cups diced frozen mango
  • 1 cup ice


  • Put the orange juice, banana, apple, spinach, coconut oil, honey and frozen mango in your blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Add ice.Once again, blend until smooth.
  • Pour in a glass. Slap in a straw. Enjoy.


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