Make a super green smoothie from the How Not To Die Cookbook

Get six of your daily dozen with this super quick smoothie

  • Total time

    5 minutes

  • Prep time

    5 minutes

  • Amount

    Serves one

  • Ingredients
    • 2 cups/450g packed fresh baby spinach
    • 1 large apple (cored)
    • 1 cup/200g diced pineapple
    • ½ ripe Hass avocado (peeled and pitted)
    • ¼ cup/15g packed fresh mint leaves
    • 3 soft Medjool dates (pitted)
    • 1 ¼-inch/5mm piece fresh turmeric (grated) or ¼ teaspoon ground
    • 2 teaspoons blended peeled lemon or lime
    • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseeds (or linseeds)
    • Ice cubes (optional)

In a blender, combine all the ingredients and blend until completely smooth. Add ⅔ cup/160ml or more of water and ice (if using) and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

For a thinner texture, add a little more water, if desired.