Blackberry-Kale Smoothie Recipe

Staff Writer
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.

1
Servings
284
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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.

Blackberry Shopping Tip

Sharon Tyler Herbst of The Food Lover's Companion says to “look for plump, deep-colored berries sans hull.”

Blackberry Cooking Tip

Blackberries are best kept in a single layer in the refrigerator and should be used within 1-2 days of purchase.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
33g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3.3%
Protein
9g
18%
Carbs
64g
21%
Vitamin A
363µg
40%
Vitamin B6
0.8mg
38.2%
Vitamin C
144mg
100%
Vitamin E
4mg
19%
Vitamin K
518µg
100%
Calcium
231mg
23%
Fiber
20g
81%
Folate (food)
182µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
182µg
46%
Iron
3mg
19%
Magnesium
171mg
43%
Monounsaturated
0.2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
16%
Phosphorus
188mg
27%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
1742mg
50%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
21.8%
Sodium
282mg
12%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
15.3%
Zinc
2mg
13%