Blackberry-Kale Smoothie Recipe

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
917
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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
39g
56%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
15g
63%
Cholesterol
291mg
97%
Carbohydrate, by difference
27g
21%
Protein
109g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
269µg
38%
Vitamin B-12
10µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
2mg
100%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
4µg
4%
Calcium, Ca
207mg
21%
Choline, total
170mg
40%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
120µg
30%
Iron, Fe
24mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
139mg
43%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
28mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
3mg
60%
Phosphorus, P
1018mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
115µg
100%
Sodium, Na
2753mg
100%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
437g
16%
Zinc, Zn
23mg
100%

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.