Walking Challenge Recipe: Green and Fruity Smoothie

Denise Austin by Denise Austin | October 25, 2019 | General

This is an easy to drink smoothie that comes together quickly to refuel you after a walk. Don’t fear the vegetables as it tastes predominantly of green apple and banana.. while still giving you the healthy benefits of all the nutrients the veggies provide! Makes 2 servings.


1/4 cup tightly packed fresh spinach

1/2 green apple (3oz)

1/2 cucumber (3oz)

1/2 banana, frozen (3oz)

1/4 cup unsweetened full fat Greek yogurt

1/4 cup very cold water (substitute with 2 ice cubes if using a high speed blender)

Pairing: 2 slices whole grain toast with 2 tablespoons almond butter


Blend all of the ingredients except for the pairing until smooth. Serve with toasted whole grain bread and almond butter for a perfect walking recovery snack.

Nutritional Information per Serving

Calories 260

Fat 11g 

Protein 11g

Carbohydrates 32g

Fiber 6g

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