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Happy Halloween! Today’s post is two recipes in one. There’s the Poison-Green Skull Smoothie, which is a zesty green smoothie packed with spinach, green apple, kiwi, lime, and lemongrass. This version is for kids and teetotalers, or really anyone who just wants to drink a smoothie in a skull mug.
The second recipe is for adults. It begins with the first and then takes a hard right – adding some tequila and triple sec, morphing it from Poison-Green Skull Smoothie to a Poison-Green Skull Margarita, aka mother’s little Halloween helper.
PS – If you’re looking for other Halloween ideas, see my Pomegranate Candied Apple Pie and my Charcoal Black Devil’s Food Cake with Sour Cherry Hibiscus ‘Blood.’
If you’re looking for other drink ideas, see my Drink…Your Vegetable series.
- 1 cup ice
- 1 cup water
- 2 cups spinach
- 1 green apple
- 1 kiwi
- 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 1 tablespoon of lemongrass, finely minced
Additions for the Margarita Version
- 3 ounces of tequila
- 1 1/2 ounces of triple sec
- black sea salt, for serving
- lime juice, for serving
Throw all the ingredients in the blender, starting with the ice and water, and then press Whole Juice or your blender’s equivalent.
For the margarita version, rim the glass with lime and then dip into the salt.
I hope you try this. Let me know what you think!
PSS – For the grammar mob, yes I know that there’s a difference between Poison-Green and Poison Green.