Use a ripe avocado with black skin that is slightly soft when pressed.
Peel the avocado and remove the pit.
Peel the lemon.
Remove the seeds. (Slicing it in half, helps you locate the seeds more easily.)
Remove the stem from the apple. Cut it into chunks with the peel on.
Roughly chop the spinach into 5cm pieces.
Add the fruit to the blender, starting with the softest, then add the spinach.
Add the water and blend until smooth.
Story Behind this Recipe
Nutritional facts of avocado: Avocado is called the "butter of the forest." It is filled with unsaturated fats and can help lower cholesterol. It is also useful in preventing arteriosclerosis and aging.
Nutritional facts of spinach: Spinach is filled with a balance of many nutrients, such as beta-carotene and iron.
Just adding a small amount of avocado will make the smoothie creamy. But if you add too much, it will have that distinctive raw vegetable smell, so be careful.
Seeds from citrus fruits are bitter, so remove them from the lemon before using.