Green smoothie ingredients

This recipe requires the use of a blender or food processor

Recommended materials: Blender or food processor, large bowl, knife, cutting board, measuring cups.


  • 6 large kale leaves or 1 handful of spinach (or any other leafy green)
  • 1 cup plain or greek yogurt
  • ½ cup berries (blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, whatever you like!)
  • 1 banana (cut into rounds)
  • 1 apple, cored and chopped (optional)
  • 1 orange (for juice) or 1-2 cups orange juice
  • Chopped mint leaves for garnish (optional)


  1. Wash hands.
  2. Cut the orange in half and juice (if using fresh orange).
  3. Add all ingredients to a blender, and blend on high for 2 minutes, or until desired texture and consistency are reached.
  4. Add more yogurt to thicken, or more orange juice to thin, depending on your preference.
  5. Serve in glasses and top with mint leaves, if desired.
  6. Enjoy!

Note: Feel free to experiment with different ingredients! For instance, try adding fresh ginger for a spicy flavor or ground cinnamon for a warmer flavor.

Green smoothie in glass Two kids enjoying green smoothie