As published in Ecoparent Magazine

This smoothie gets its gorgeous hue from potassium- rich cucumbers and from collard greens, which are full of Ingredients bone-strengthening minerals like calcium and vitamin K. Immune-boosting apples lend sweetness to the smoothie while adding both soluble and insoluble fibres that are helpful for supporting healthy digestion. Adapted from Nourishing Meals: Healthy Gluten-Free Recipes for the Whole Family by Alissa Segersten, this delightfully green smoothie is meant for older babies around the 8 1/2 to 10-month mark. It’s mild-tasting, full of amazing vitamins and minerals, and is a breeze to whip up!


  • 1 medium apple, cored
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled
  • 2 large collard leaves
  • 1 c water


1 Add ingredients to a high-powered blender and blend for a minute until very smooth.

2 Serve immediately or pour into a glass jar and store in refrigerator for up to 2 days or freeze in popsicle moulds for up to a month.