Kid-Friendly Big Green Monster Smoothie

6 Servings


  • 1 green apple (leave skin on) cored, cut into large chunks
  • 1-2 handfuls of spinach, washed
  • ¼ large cucumber (peeled, cut into large chunks)
  • 1 kiwi, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1 cup low-fat milk (or milk substitute or water)
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 1 cup ice cubes


Add all ingredients into a blender. Pulse until thoroughly blended. When blended to desired consistency, pour into cups and serve.


  • Try adding cinnamon, vanilla or ginger to change the flavor of the smoothie.
  •  If listed vegetables and fruits aren’t available, substitute other green produce items such as parsley, pears, peas, kale, leaf lettuce, greens or green beans. Note: The flavor profile and nutrition information will change.
  • If ice cubes aren’t available, use chilled ingredients for best results.

Recipe copyright © 2016 American Heart Association.