Green Smoothie for St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone! Today I’m celebrating with a super easy green smoothie recipe (as well as my emerald green eye shadow, lime green nails and green cheetah print jacket – I’m ready)! It’s got a light and fresh flavor with some natural sweetness (not to mention a great green color to get you in the St. Paddy’s Day spirit). This recipe yields about one and a half servings, so adjust portions as needed!


  • 1 cup Greek yogurt (I use Fage 2%)
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 overflowing handful of baby spinach
  • 1/2 honey crisp apple
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup to 1 cup ice to taste
  • Juice from 1/2 a lime squeezed
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • Honey to taste (optional)

Simply add all the ingredients to your blender (I recommend adding in the order listed especially if like mine, your blender isn’t the strongest). Add the ice after everything else is pretty well blended and save the sweetness for the end. Pour into a glass where you can enjoy the pretty light green color and use a straw or not. I love straws, but I know they’re not great for the planet, so I opt for stainless steel straws I can wash and reuse – talk about green living!

Smoothies are a great way to get your fruits and vegetables (with their fibrous skins) in for the day, and taking 15 minutes to handle the beautiful ingredients to whip up something yummy is a treat in and of itself.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

ABC Scavenger Hunt

Try this fun outdoor scavenger hunt that will …

Gratitude Pie

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Create something …

ABC Slam Dunk

ABC Slam Dunk is a fun game that …
Stay up-to-date on releases, announcements, our parenting blog and much more.

Join Our Mailing List

Stay up-to-date on releases, announcements, our parenting blog and much more.

Preschool to the World™

Mother Goose Club is a series of educational programs for preschoolers featuring six colorful characters from the Mother Goose world. Distributed on YouTube, Netflix and Amazon and broadcast on local PBS stations nation-wide, Mother Goose Club is the proud winner of four Midsouth EMMY® awards and 15 other industry awards.

YouTube Midsouth Emmy® award award award award award
Get the Mother Goose Club App