Green Monster Smoothie

Green Monster Smoothie Recipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Susan Vajaranant
Kale, parsley, and a Granny Smith apple give Green Monster Smoothie it's color and name, and a bit of zip comes from the fresh ginger.


Serves: 2

Cost per Serving:


Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 89
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 16 mg


2 cups loosely packed trimmed kale (about 2 oz.), coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 Granny Smith apple, halved, cored, cut into large chunks
1 3-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon honey
1 cup ice


Place 1 cup kale in a blender; pack down with handle of a large spoon. Add 1/2 cup water. Pulse several times to chop more finely. Add remaining kale and 1/2 cup water and pulse to chop. Stir and pulse again. Add parsley, apple, ginger and honey. Blend, stopping and stirring often, until smooth. Add ice and blend until smooth.

Fresh Start for Spring,

All You

May 2014
Also featured in: All You, February 2013;