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The Greens and Healthy Fats Springtime Smoothie comes with an interesting but unexpected taste, plus it has a rich and creamy texture that we all love in a smoothie. It’s loaded with many “good-for-you” nutrients and can be ready in 10-15 minutes. Let’s blend it together!

There’s something amazing about putting together a healthy smoothie from only a few ingredients. It’s all about the magic of starting with those raw ingredients and transforming them into a healthy drink that can give you a clean boost of energy.

If you’re looking for something different from your average banana and avocado smoothie, this one might be just the thing for you. This one comes with a very unexpected taste, and has that rich and creamy texture that we all love in a smoothie.

Greens and Healthy Fats Springtime Smoothie presentation in two jars.

With this recipe I wanted to do something different, so I used prunes and grapefruit instead of bananas. I also used frozen spinach, carrots, fennel or basil, plus chia seeds. The result was a green smoothie made up from just a few simple ingredients, yet loaded with healthy nutrients and having more than one taste. I loved it, my wife loved it, and we hope you’ll love it too.

Need more reasons to try it? It was:

Creamy and Thick
Very Green
Greens + Grapefruit Taste
Ginger + Turmeric Aftertaste
Balanced Aroma
Easy to Blend
& Fun to Drink
Super Healthy

If you blend this recipe, let me know how it goes! Leave a comment, tell me what you think about it and please don’t forget to take a picture and tag it #refreshmyhealth on Instagram. I’d love to see what you come up with. Enjoy your smoothie!

Two jars of freshly made green smoothie and leftovers - Greens and Healthy Fats Springtime Smoothie.

What’s your favorite green smoothie recipe? Would you give this recipe a go? Share your opinion below.

Two jars of freshly made green smoothie and leftovers - Greens and Healthy Fats Springtime Smoothie.

Greens and Healthy Fats Springtime Smoothie

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 0 mins
Blend Time 5 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Servings: 5 smoothie jars
Author: Marcel Corbeanu
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This green smoothie comes with a very unexpected taste, plus it has a rich and creamy texture that we all love in a smoothie.

Ingredients

  • 1 big avocado (skin and seed removed)
  • 3-4 big prunes (seedless)
  • 1 carrot
  • 2-3 slices fennel
  • 100 g frozen spinach
  • 2 slices grapefruit
  • 2 tsp turmeric + ginger powder
  • 4 tsp white chia seeds (or regular chia seeds)
  • 2 leaves fresh basil
  • 600-700 ml water

Instructions

  • Add everything into your blender. Add enough water to level the ingredients.
  • Blend on medium to high until everything looks creamy.
  • That’s it! Serve fresh or store in the fridge for 2-3 days.

Notes

The secret to making this smoothie great is to use sweet prunes. Use locally grown prunes that are dark in color and have a rather soft texture. Don't be shy and test them, making sure they aren't sour.
Make sure to remove the skin in case your grapefruit is not organically grown. This is because conventionally grown grapefruits may have traces of pesticides in the skin.
  • Color: spring light green
  • Texture: creamy and thick, easy to drink
  • Taste: well-balanced taste: greens taste + grapefruit, with a ginger + turmeric aftertaste

Equipment

  • Blender
Course: Breakfast, Smoothie
Cuisine: Dairy-Free, Raw Food, Vegan
Keywords: avocado, creamy, fennel, green smoothie, greens, prunes, simple smoothie, spinach, tasty, vegetables
Marcel Corbeanu

Marcel Corbeanu

Hi, I'm Marcel! I'm a health coach, I write about health and wellness and I love cooking healthy food with fresh and simple ingredients.

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