The ingredients in apple smoothies include apples, lemon juice, spinach, carrots or any other produce the smoothie maker prefers. Substitute grapes, bananas or pears for any ingredient. Apple smoothies are a versatile and healthy recipe.
To make an apple lemon smoothie, put two chopped apples, half of a lemon juiced, two cups of fresh baby spinach, one carrot and half a cup of water into a blender and blends until the mixture is smooth. For an apple grape smoothie, substitute one cup of grapes for the lemon juice and blend until smooth.
Another apple smoothie recipe consists of one chopped apple, one banana, one pear, two cups of fresh baby spinach, one celery stalk and half a cup to one cup water, blended until smooth. For a refreshing touch, peel the banana and freeze before blending or add ice cubes to the mixture.
As one of the most popular fruits in the world, over 7,500 different types of apples exist. The most popular types of apples are the sweet varieties, which are ideal for apple smoothies. As a good source of vitamin C and antioxidants, apples are a healthy food to eat on their own or with other fruits and vegetables in smoothies.