Hale to the Kale Smoothie

A detoxing kale smoothie recipe
Kale Smoothie

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This smoothie can help you shed some belly fat and make it easier to zip up that favorite pair of blue jeans once your Thanksgiving meal is over. Consuming monounsaturated fatty acids like those found in nuts, olive oil, and avocados can help your body burn belly fat and can help increase your basal metabolic rate to burn fat more efficiently. This recipe calls for kale, avocados, and other ingredients that will do just that.

This recipe is courtesy of Prevention.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pear
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1/2 lemon
  • handful of cilantro
  • 1 Cup kale

Directions

Blend all ingredients together.

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.