By The Food Teacher - Katharine Tate

A simple and delicious smoothie, packed full of spinach which is high in folate. This can be beneficial for memory and concentration alongside the flavonoids in the blueberries, which may help to cleanse the body, keeping the brain active and healthy.



  • Small handful of spinach
  • 2 handfuls of frozen/fresh blueberries
  • ½ banana
  • ¼ avocado
  • Cup of oat milk/coconut water
  • Handful of ice cubes/water depending on thickness


  1. Put the ingredients into a blender/Nutribullet and blend until smooth and creamy
  2. Pour into a glass

About the author:

The Food Teacher™ Founder and Director, Katharine Tate, has worked as a teacher and education consultant internationally in primary and secondary schools for over 20 years. Qualified as an award winning registered nutritional therapist, Katharine, combines her unique education and nutrition expertise to offer schools, organisations and families advice, education programmes, practical workshops, and individual/family clinical consultations. She has written and published several books: “Heat-Free & Healthy, the award-winning

No Kitchen Cookery for Primary Schools” a series of Mini-Books and has also

co-authored the award-winning “Now We’re Cooking!” Delivering the National

Curriculum through Food. She has also launched a programme of Young Chef

awards for schools, which support delivery of the curriculum and nutrition. In

2019, over 4,000 children completed the awards across the UK.

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