My green smoothies are purple.  Does that still count?

Green smoothies are fruit smoothies with green leafy vegetables added. They’re a great way for vegans to boost their intake of things like calcium and iron.

When I became vegan, I thought it would probably take me years to get to the green smoothie stage. But then I tried one and it was delicious – the first sip made me giggle with surprise and happiness. How about that.

I started with frozen berries and almond milk and added chopped-up choy sum leaves. Then, whizz it up…