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The Green Zinger Smoothie with straws

The Green Zinger Smoothie

This vibrant smoothie is full of dark leafy greens, fresh citrus and the star; ginger. It has a mild 'zing' from the ginger addition and is certain to be the perfect start to your day or a pick-me-up anytime.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 145kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • ½ inch fresh ginger nib (aproximately 1 teaspoon), peeled (and chopped if using a regular blender)
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1-2 large leaves of kale (no stem); rough chopped if using a regular blender
  • ½-3/4 cup spinach/arugula mix
  • 2-3 tablespoons parsley (fresh)
  • 1 orange (peeled)
  • ½ Granny Smith apple
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Pour the water and citrus juices into the blender followed by the other ingredients.
  • Blend until all ingredients are pulverized and the smoothie mixture is smooth.


Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 742mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 8070IU | Vitamin C: 157.2mg | Calcium: 164mg | Iron: 1.7mg