Green Smoothie

This summer I’ve been embracing healthier eating. So, that has involved a lot of experimentation with green smoothies. I don’t add sugar, but I’ve found a few combinations that work.

You can add anything that you want, and depending upon which fruits are in season, some smoothies will be better than others. Since this isn’t pear season, I’ve been using canned, but I can’t wait to try some fresh ones.

Easy Step-By-Step Instructions for Green Smoothies

Green Smoothie
In a blender cup combine: 1 cup ice cubes, 1 banana (fresh or frozen), 2 cups fresh spinach, 4 pear halves (canned in light syrup), and …
Green Smoothie Recipe
… add 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice and ½ cup pear juice (from the can), then puree until smooth.
Green Smoothie Recipe
Pour into two large glasses, and …
Green Smoothie
… enjoy! immediately!

Free Printable Recipe for Green Smoothies

Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie

Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 banana fresh or frozen
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 4 pear halves canned in light syrup
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • ½ cup pear juice from can


  • Put all ingredients in blender in order listed. Puree until smooth.