Mean Green Smoothie Bowls

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 26, 2023
This delicious bright green smoothie bowl recipe contains powerful antioxidants. Top with cucumber slices and fresh parsley sprigs for a pretty presentation. —Laura Wilhelm, West Hollywood, California
Mean Green Smoothie Bowls Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 medium green apples, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs (with leaves), chopped
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 8 sprigs fresh parsley, stems removed, chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 cup unfiltered or filtered apple juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey
  • Optional toppings: Sliced or chopped cucumber, sliced or chopped apples, minced fresh parsley and additional celery leaves


  1. Place all ingredients except toppings in a blender; cover and process until blended. Pour into chilled bowls; top as desired. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 smoothie bowl: 79 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 22mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable.