Drinks Recipes

Green-is-good smoothie

No mere health fad, a tasty green smoothie is now a firm part of the Australian breakfast landscape. This version with avocado is deliciously creamy.
Three tall glasses holding a light-green smoothie, garnished with a sprinkle of cinnamon.William Meppem

Green smoothies have graduated from health fad to breakfast stalwart. The key is to balance the sweet and savoury elements, and include at least one ingredient that imparts a smooth texture. In this case, ripe avocado does the job. Seek out fresh, cold-pressed almond milks available now (rather than shelf-stable tetra-paks) – they make for a much tastier result.



1.Process ingredients and a handful of ice cubes in a blender until smooth, and serve scattered with extra cinnamon.

Almond butter is available from select health-food shops and the health-food section of select supermarkets. If it’s unavailable, substitute unsalted peanut butter.


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