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Get In Your Greens Smoothie

Once again, I have a beautiful recipe to share from the From Scratch Cookbook. The recipes in the book are created by fellow Culinary Nutrition Experts and the proceeds go to Thrive, an outstanding Canadian-based not-for-profit that donates 100% of earnings to field projects in Africa.

You will also find one of my recipes in this year’s version!

Today’s Recipe + Photo art by: Laura Collins

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I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do and consider purchasing the book!

Green Smoothie

Get In Your Greens Smoothie

Laura Collins
Fuel your morning with this protein-rich, high fat and fibre-ful smoothie bursting with glorious green goodness!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Course Breakfast, Snack
Servings 4


  • blender


  • 3 cups filtered cold water
  • 6 cups packed mixed baby green s eg chard, kale and spinach
  • 4 stalks celery roughly chopped
  • 1 Granny Smith apples cored and coarsely chopped
  • 1 Bartlett pear cored and coarsely chopped
  • 1 kiwi peeled
  • 1 avocado peeled and pitted
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro or mint coarsely chopped, including stems
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 scoop collagen protein powder or another protein powder of your choice


  • Add the water to a high-speed blender. Add the greens and celery and blend for one minute.
  • Add the apple, pear, kiwi and avocado and blend for an additional minute. Add the cilantro or mint, lime juice and protein powder and blend until well mixed.
  • This smoothie keeps well in the fridge for up to 3 days. Re-blend before each serving.
  • Bonus Tip: For a spicy, gut-supportive boost, add a small knob (about 1 cm) of peeled, fresh ginger to the smoothie.
Keyword smoothie



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