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Blackberry-Kale Smoothie Recipe

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Great for your heart and brain, this smoothie is one of the healthiest ways you can start your day. 

Read more about 8 Ways This One Fruit Boosts Brain and Heart Health.

Ingredients

  • 8 Ounces of blackberries
  • 1 Cup chopped kale
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 Cup water or coconut water
  • ½ -inch fresh ginger

Directions

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until well incorporated and smooth.

Nutritional Facts
Servings1
Calories Per Serving284
Total Fat3g4%
Sugar33gN/A
Saturated0.7g3.3%
Protein9g18%
Carbs64g21%
Vitamin A363µg40%
Vitamin B60.8mg38.2%
Vitamin C144mg100%
Vitamin E4mg19%
Vitamin K518µg100%
Calcium231mg23%
Fiber20g81%
Folate (food)182µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)182µg46%
Iron3mg19%
Magnesium171mg43%
Monounsaturated0.2gN/A
Niacin (B3)3mg16%
Phosphorus188mg27%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium1742mg50%
Riboflavin (B2)0.4mg21.8%
Sodium282mg12%
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg15.3%
Zinc2mg13%