It’s the right color for St. Patrick’s Day and the right nutrition for post-workout.

This super-creamy and tropical green smoothie bowl has the optimal carb-to-protein ratio for muscle repair and recovery after a tough training run.

Makes: 1 meal-size smoothie bowl or 2 snack-size bowls

  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • ½ cup cold water + more as needed
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • ½ medium avocado, cubed and frozen
  • 1 kiwi, sliced and frozen
  • 1 cup frozen mango chunks

Optional toppings: Granola, unsweetened coconut flakes, additional mango, kiwi and/or avocado

Place spinach and water into blender and puree until smooth. Add Greek yogurt, frozen avocado, kiwi and mango and puree again until smooth, adding more water as needed to achieve desired thickness. Using spatula, pour smoothie to bowl and top with granola, coconut flakes, additional mango and kiwi, if desired.


Recipe and photos by: Elle Penner, MPH, RD