Want a drink packed with powerful antioxidants and vitamins? How about if it has cholesterol lowering fibers in it too? Kale is one of the most talked about super foods in recent years, even surpassing spinach in its reputation for leafy green goodness – and for good reason. Some of the proven health benefits of kale consumption include lowered cholesterol, increased protection against certain types of cancers, and lower risk of heart attack or stroke. By mixing kale with strawberries, yogurt and any other of your favorite fruits, this kale smoothie recipe isn’t just exceptionally nutrient rich – it tastes great too.
1 tightly packed cup of washed and chopped kale
1 cup of strawberries
1-2 cups of your favorite fruits – blueberries, bananas, pears, pineapple all work great (Optional)
1 cup of low-fat vanilla yogurt (can substitute with plain greek yogurt)
1 cup of ice (optional)
1. Place the kale, strawberries, yogurt, and any other fruits into your blender.
2. On full strength, blend the ingredients together until the kale looks like it is finely incorporated into the smoothie.
3. It’s ready!
Servings : 2
Ready in : 5
Recipe Type : Drink, Smoothie