Paddy’s Green Smoothie

I actually came across this recipe by accident yesterday. We didn’t have much in for breakfast (I do my ‘big shop’ on a Monday evening usually) but we had a few bits in so I thought I would throw together a green smoothie. Lucky thing about smoothies is that quantities can be an estimate so just add to taste really. I put it all together but thought it needed something sweeter, so I added a few drops of vanilla extract and hey presto, a filling smoothie that St. Patrick would be proud of (it is green after all) 😉



St. Patrick's Day Green Smoothie

  • Servings: 1
  • Difficulty: very easy
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  • Handful of spinach
  • Handful of oats (I use gluten-free)
  • 1 pear, chopped
  • 1 apple, chopped
  • half a glass of unsweetened almond milk (use more for a runnier consistency)
  • 1 tbsp flaxseed


  1. Put the almond milk with the chopped pear and apple into a blender and blend until smooth,
  2. Add the oats, spinach and flaxseed and blend until all smooth and mixed.
  3. Serve immediately, with crushed ice cubes if you wish.
Tasty Tuesdays on

Rebecca x

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  1. Ema Jones
    17th March 2015 / 1:01 pm

    Tasty way to keep yourself fit and fine!

  2. 18th March 2015 / 1:48 am

    awesome! I find that using a nutribullet for apples and pears gives a really nice consistency, but not with a normal blender (maybe just mine haha!) will try this tomorrow! love it! I’m a fitness blogger on here too 🙂

  3. 21st March 2015 / 2:35 pm

    Yummy smoothie there, I never think to put oats in but will now! Thanks for linking up to #tastytuesdays x

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