Kid-Approved Green Smoothies

Green smoothies are an excellent way to get some greens into your day. Breakfast or refreshing snack, the frozen bananas make it perfectly creamy and naturally sweet. Thoroughly trialed and given the tick of approval by some of our taste-tester kids, we’re a bit smug about this one.

Recipe & photography by Kelly Gibney

by Faye MacGregor on January 23, 2023


Garden green

1 frozen banana

1 pear – core removed and cut into chunks

4 cm piece cucumber – skin removed

1/2 avocado

2 cups cold water

1 large handful baby spinach leaves

Handful ice



Blend until very smooth and add extra water if needed to reduce thickness. Yep, that easy.


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About Kelly

We're always on the hunt for inspiration to keep banana loving monkeys happy. So, we asked Kelly Gibney to help us out. Kelly is a wholefoods writer and Dish magazine columnist, and we're so pleased to be able to share her recipes with you.