Green Nutrient Boosting Smoothie

The green smoothie is a quick way to get your vitamins and minerals each morning without having to chew through mountains of greens.  

This recipe uses watercress, spinach, and celery for maximum nutrient density (including folate, vitamins A, C, E, and K1, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, and potassium).  

Apple adds some sweetness to balance the flavour profile.  Almond milk provides vitamin D and E,  calcium, and a range of other minerals.  

Feel free to personalise the recipe to suit your taste by adding favourite greens,  fruits, or whatever else the fridge has on offer. 


One serve provides 75 calories, 3 g protein, 2.6 g fat, 8.3 g of net carbs and P:E = 0.2.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  



  • Half a cup watercress, chopped
  • 1 cup spinach, chopped
  • One quarter green apple, chopped
  • 1 stalk of celery, chopped
  • 1 cup almond milk


  • Place all ingredients in a blender.  
  • Blend well and serve.

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