Green Kale Smoothie

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 1 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 7 ingredients

Kale may seem a strange choice for a smoothie, but this Green Kale Smoothie is a great way to drink greens. And it tastes good.


Ingredients

  • 3 leaves of kale, washed and chopped
  • ¼ cup parsley sprigs
  • Half of 1 medium apple, cored and cut into chunks
  • ⅔ cup fresh or frozen mango, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • ¾ cup cold water, or more if needed
  • 2 ice cubes (optional)

Nutrition Facts

Calories

149 cals

Fat

1 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g

Carbohydrates

36 g

Sugar

26 g

Fiber

7 g

Protein

4 g

Sodium

40 mg

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. If you are using fresh mangos, we recommend adding in the ice cubes. Best if served immediately.For more cancer-fighting treats, check out our Kale Recipes Slideshow!

Chef Tips

If using frozen fruit, do not defrost before putting into the smoothie!

For extra protein add 1/4 cup silken tofu.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


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