3 of the best: St. Patrick’s Day green smoothies

3 of the best: St. Patrick’s Day green smoothies

Go green for St Patrick’s Day with these delicious smoothies

Steering clear of Guinness this St. Patrick’s Day? Try our round-up of green smoothies instead to help you get in the spirit. The green shamrock, symbolic of the Holy Trinity, is key to this Irish festival. These nutrient-packed smoothies, ranging from the creamer Bioglan Super Green variety to Aldi’s freshing, exotic fruit-based juice.

Blend these up for an energising, hangover-free St. Patrick’s Day treat. Here’s how to make them:

St Patrick’s Day Super Green smoothie


Serves 1

1 banana
1 tsp Bioglan Superfoods Green Boost powder (available at Holland & Barrett)
1 tbsp cashew or white almond butter
220ml almond milk
3 cubes ice

1 Place ingredients in a blender, adding the ice last.
2 Blend until smooth.



Nature’s Superblend smoothie


Serves 1

2 apples (Golden Delicious or any of your choice)
1 large handful of spinach
1/4 medium courgette
1 lime (wax-free and peeled)
2 medium carrots
1/4 medium cucumber
2cm chunk broccoli stem
1/2 stalk celery
1/4 green bell pepper
1/2 medium avocado
1 small handful ice cubes

1 Juice all the ingredients except the avocado and ice.
2 Pour the juice into a blender, along with the avocado flesh and ice, and blend until smooth.


Exotic mango, pineapple and kale smoothie


Serves 1

200g mango chunks
200g pineapple chunks
30g curly kale
200ml apple juice

1 Chop the kale finely.
2 Put all the ingredients into a food processor. Pulse till well blended and serve.

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