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Pear & Kale Smoothie

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 2 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 7 ingredients
Fruit and veggie smoothies are a great thing, like this Pear & Kale Smoothie. Unlike juices, you get the whole food, juice, fiber, nutrients and all. In this vividly green drink, the nutrition powerhouse kaleis...

Ingredients

  • 1 medium pear, peeled, cored and diced
  • ½ cup frozen grapes
  • ⅛-inch slice of fresh ginger
  • 1 cup chopped kale
  • 3 ice cubes
  • ½ to ¾ cup apple cider, as needed
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional)

Nutrition Facts

Calories

130 cals

Fat

1 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g

Carbohydrates

33 g

Sugar

23 g

Fiber

5 g

Protein

2 g

Sodium

18 mg

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender, adding more apple cider if necessary. Drink immediately.

Chef Tips

You can use any variety of kale to make this smoothie. I would recommend using ripe Bartlett, Anjou or Comice pears. They are the sweetest.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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