The Ultimate Energizing Kale Smoothie Recipe

The Ultimate Energizing Kale Smoothie Recipe
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Sweet and spicy, this smoothie is guaranteed to perk you up and give you a boost of energy. 

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1
Servings
86
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • ½ cup strawberries
  • ½ cup coconut water
  • 2 teaspoons flax seeds
  • ½ cup romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup kale
  • ½ cup pineapple
  • ½ jalapeño, seeds removed
  • 1 small bunch of parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Directions

Place all ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Sugar
4g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
18g
14%
Protein
4g
9%
Vitamin A, RAE
1366µg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
86mg
100%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
155mg
16%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
35µg
9%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
44mg
14%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
65mg
9%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
522mg
35%
Water
200g
7%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Kale Smoothie Shopping Tip

Try Dino kale (also known as lacinato or Tuscan kale) instead of other varieties for a sweeter, less bitter, flavor for your smoothies.

Kale Smoothie Cooking Tip

Remember to shred the kale and remove its tough ribs before blending.