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

Get six of your daily dozen with this super quick smoothie.

You can check off six of the Daily Dozen scorecard boxes with this delicious and refreshing drink. Six with just one 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.