Smoothie Recipes: Kale Strawberry Smoothie

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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

Ingredients

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.

Better-for-you ingredients

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.

Directions

Combine the ingredients above into a Blendtec, or good powerful blender until smooth and creamy. Thin with water if desired. Enjoy!

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