The Meal-Replacer Kale Smoothie Recipe

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The Meal-Replacer Kale Smoothie Recipe
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This tasty smoothie counts as a super healthy, well-balanced breakfast — or lunch, or dinner. It's packed with protein, iron, vegetables, and fresh fruit. 

Read more about How to Make Kale Smoothies You Actually Want to Drink

Learn How to Make a Smoothie.

1
Servings
239
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • ½ Cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • ½ Cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 Cup kale
  • ¼ Cup strawberries
  • ¼ Cup ice
  • 1 Teaspoon blackstrap molasses
  • ½ Teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ Teaspoon clove
  • ¼ Teaspoon nutmeg
  • Pinch cardamom

Directions

Place all ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
10g
15%
Sugar
17g
N/A
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Protein
15g
30%
Carbs
32g
11%
Vitamin A
1034µg
100%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
9.7%
Vitamin C
47mg
78%
Vitamin E
2mg
9%
Vitamin K
135µg
100%
Calcium
206mg
21%
Fiber
10g
40%
Folate (food)
50µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
50µg
13%
Iron
4mg
23%
Magnesium
116mg
29%
Monounsaturated
0.6g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
5%
Phosphorus
151mg
22%
Polyunsaturated
0.2g
N/A
Potassium
671mg
19%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
7.3%
Sodium
89mg
4%
Sugars, added
5g
N/A
Zinc
1mg
8%

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