15 Smoothie Recipes That Will Mask the Taste of Kale

Is kale too bitter for you? Try one of these recipes to make kale’s flavor a non-issue
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Fruits like pineapple do wonders to mask the bitter taste of kale.

Kale, the easily adaptable, antioxidant-rich leafy green super vegetable, has been trending for a few years now, and for good reason. If Popeye the Sailor Man had been created after 2010, he’d have eaten kale chips instead of canned spinach. Kale seems to be unstoppable — but it does have one feature that many people don’t find appealing: its flavor.

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One of the great things about kale is that it’s incredibly rich in iron. One of the not-so-great things about kale is that, since it’s incredibly rich in iron, it tends to have a bitter taste. Fortunately, there are ways to get your daily dose of kale benefits without having to deal with its earthy bitterness. Kale smoothies that taste good are one of the easiest ways to mask that unpleasant flavor.

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We’ve included some old Daily Meal smoothie recipes as well as some newer ones in the following slideshow. Whether you choose to make one of the recipes we’ve provided or you decide to try tossing a handful of baby kale leaves into your go-to smoothie, we’re certain that this is the easiest way to make kale taste good. Click ahead to see 15 Smoothie Recipes That Will Mask the Taste of Kale.