The Skin-Brightening Kale Smoothie Recipe

The Skin-Brightening Kale Smoothie Recipe
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Is your skin looking a little dull after a dry, harsh winter? This smoothie is designed to make your skin glow, while tasting great to boot.  

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

Learn How to Make a Smoothie.

1
Servings
325
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon cacao nibs
  • 1/3 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 2 teaspoons flax seeds
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • ½ cup pineapple
  • 1 cup kale

Directions

Place all ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
13g
19%
Sugar
9g
10%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
36g
28%
Protein
17g
37%
Vitamin A, RAE
1553µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
85mg
100%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
365mg
37%
Choline, total
25mg
6%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
8g
32%
Folate, total
92µg
23%
Iron, Fe
9mg
50%
Magnesium, Mg
126mg
39%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
318mg
45%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
16µg
29%
Sodium, Na
628mg
42%
Water
330g
12%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

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.