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Enjoy an apple a day with this thick and creamy Apple Smoothie. Spinach, apple, cinnamon and a few other ingredients blend together to make this delicious smoothie that will have you ready for all of the apple picking this year!

Apple green smoothies in glasses.

An apple a day…

Wasn’t I so sneaky naming this Apple Smoothie an Apple Pie Smoothie?? As if I took a big slice of flaky, buttery pie and popped it in the blender?! Hmmmm–oh wait, should I do THAT instead??

No, not now. But maybe later. For now you will have to settle for this creamy and thick delicious green smoothie.

I have been making this smoothie for quite some time.  They say an apple a day, right? Well you can get your apple in with this one!

This Apple Smoothie is a perfect way to get your greens in. Bonus for me, the toddler actually loves this one! While he may be a big veggie eater, leafy greens are not really his thing. So we opt for smoothies to get those in.Apple green Smoothie in glass.

When it comes to smoothies, I often get into a rut and continue to add the same thing over and over. This is a great recipe when I feel like I am on berry overload.

It tastes a bit more like a treat to be honest, but I am okay with that. I will take a bit of apple pie any day!

Can I make this Apple Pie Smoothie vegan?

You most certainly can! This recipe is naturally vegan!

Do I have to peel my apple before adding in to the smoothie?

Nope! Toss it on in peel and all. I cut it up into big chunks but if you have a high powered blender you don’t really even have to do that. I have cut the apple away from the core before and tossed the big pieces right in!

How can I add some extra protein to this apple smoothie?

There are several ways you could give a protein boost to this smoothie recipe.

  1. protein powder: ( I would suggest vanilla.) Add a scoop before you blend!
  2. cottage cheese–Sounds different, but seriously! Adding 1/4 cup cottage cheese to your smoothie is an easy way to increase protein without the sue of protein powder
  3. greek yogurt: I love adding a touch of vanilla yogurt to my smoothies. You could also use plain Greek yogurt, but you may need to sweeten the smoothie slightly to taste.
  4. chia seeds: these won’t give a huge boost of protein, but they still add some for sure.

Ingredients for apple pie smoothie in blender.

What you will need to make this apple smoothie:

  1. apple: I prefer either gala or fuji in this apple smoothie. Those are my two favorite apples and they have just the right amount of sweet with a touch of tart. If you would like to use another apple, I say go for it!
  2. frozen banana: I keep a stockpile of frozen banana chunks at ALL times in the freezer. It will be a sad day when I am caught without any!
  3. spinach: I love spinach in my smoothies. It makes them nice and green but the flavor is very mild.
  4. vanilla almond milk: this is not a must by any means, but I love using vanilla almond milk to give more flavor to my smoothies. If you use another milk, maybe add a splash of vanilla extract instead.
  5. almond butter: adds a bit of bulk and protein to your smoothie!
  6. cinnamon: the star of the show for this smoothie and a must for me!Apple Green Smoothie with dollop of yogurt and granola.

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5 from 2 votes

Apple Green Smoothie

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1


  • 2 large handfuls baby spinach
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 medium apple cut into bite sized chunks, I used Gala
  • 1 T almond butter
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp cinnamon, depending on how strong you like it
  • 1 cup vanilla almond milk or milk of choice
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  • Combine all ingredients into high powered blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Garnish with a dash or two of cinnamon and serve.


Calories: 340kcal, Carbohydrates: 58g, Protein: 7g, Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 331mg, Potassium: 737mg, Fiber: 11g, Sugar: 34g, Vitamin A: 361IU, Vitamin C: 19mg, Calcium: 392mg, Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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  1. Leslie says:

    This is a great recipe! I love that my kids can enjoy it just as much as I do. Best kind of recipes!

  2. Stephanie McKercher says:

    5 stars
    I’m not usually a big fan of green smoothies, but this version looks amazing and sounds just as delicious! The color is so vibrant—I want to dig right in!

    1. Lorie says:

      The flavor is not what you would expect from a green smoothie but sooo good!

  3. Abbey Sharp says:

    Ooh I love this idea. Now I can have apple pie in the morning! Thanks for the inspiration 🙂