Green Smoothie with Ginger


A yummy healthy green smoothie to start your day.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
2 smoothies


  • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves, or to taste

  • 1 cup water, or as needed

  • 1 medium apple, cored and chopped

  • 1 medium pear, cored and chopped

  • 1 small lemon, juiced

  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal

  • ½ teaspoon freshly grated ginger


  1. Combine spinach, 1 cup water, apple, pear, lemon juice, flaxseed, and ginger in a blender. Puree until smooth, adding more water if needed.

Cook's Note:

Add fresh fruit, cucumbers, slivered almonds, coconut, fresh herbs, or different dark leafy greens for tasty variations on this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

137 Calories
3g Fat
30g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 137
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 32mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 9g 31%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 48mg 240%
Calcium 89mg 7%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 462mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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