Smoothie Recipes: Kale Strawberry Smoothie
Dial up your daily nutrient intake
Posted September 20th, 2011 by noelle |
Kale is packed with fiber and vitamins, but it can also be a little intimidating to eat. However, I find that kale can be tamed quite nicely in a smoothie. Combine a few leaves of curly green kale with a few sweet strawberries and a small banana to make a great smoothie.
Kale Strawberry Smoothie
Serving Size: 1-2 (25 ounces) ~230 calories
1 cup curly green kale*, stems removed
1 cup strawberries*, frozen
1 banana, frozen
1 cup water
1 cup ice
* Buy organic, if possible. Learn more here.
Learn more about the better-for-you ingredients in this recipe:
- Kale This leafy green is full of nutrients with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits that help your body to stay vibrant and youthful. Kale is also packed with chlorophyll. Chlorophyll removes heavy metals and chemical toxins from your body. Learn more here.
- Strawberries Berries, including strawberries, are packed with antioxidants that fight free radicals. Free radicals are believed to contribute to disease and accelerate aging.
Combine the ingredients above into a Blendtec, or good powerful blender until smooth and creamy. Thin with water if desired. Enjoy!