Turn Those Neglected Apples Into This Creamy Green Smoothie

I'm a serial offender at loading up on fruit during a trip to the markets. Only to neglect them more than a middle child as the week goes on.

Bananas and pineapple, and even watermelon, can be cut up and frozen. Or those ripe bananas can be turned into banana bread or immediate pancakes

Apple, however, doesn't respond too well to frozen procrastination. You have to use them before they age like Ozzy Osbourne.

You can bake them into an apple dessert. Or whip out the blender and create this antioxidant dense smoothie.

Granny Smith's Simple Green Smoothie

  • Takes 4 minutes
  • Makes 1 serving


  • Green apple - 1
  • Spinach - 1 cup
  • Almonds - 1/2 cup
  • Maple syrup - 1 tablespoon
  • Cinnamon - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Nutmeg - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Ice - 1/2 cup
  • Almond milk - 1 cup


  1. Blend and drink - not quite rocket science

Still want more creamy apple smoothies, check out this cheeky Creamy Caramel Apple Smoothie.

About James

I co-founded Green Press in 2013. I grew up in Alice Springs, the Australian outback, with absolutely no understanding of what healthy food is. Mum...

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