Classic Green Monster Smoothie

In honour of both St. Patrick’s Day and Nutrition Month, OCYI dared local youth to boost their energy by making a Classic Green Monster Smoothie from the Oh She Glows cookbook. Rave reviews were unanimous and luckily the Incredible Hulk did not appear.



  • 1 cup (250 mL) almond milk or other non-dairy milk
  • 1 cup destemmed kale leaves or baby spinach
  • 1 large ripe frozen banana, chopped into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) almond butter or peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds or ground flaxseed
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon
  • 1 scoop of your favourite protein powder (optional)
  • 2 to 3 ice cubes


  1. Add all ingredients into a high-speed blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Enjoy!

This story was featured in the March 2022 OCYI Ovation


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