Karen's Pear and Kale Smoothie Recipe

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Submitted by kmgreen001

Makes 1 serving



Dark leafy green kale is packed with calcium in a form that the body finds easier to digest than milk?and that?s a real bonus for your bones. Pair these nutritious but bitter leaves with pear, green grapes, and orange and a banana, and you get a surprisingly sweet smoothie that is absolutely loaded with nutrition.

Recipe Ingredients for Karen's Pear and Kale Smoothie

1 cup kale
1 orange
1/2 pear
1 banana
1 cup Original Almond Breeze Unsweetened
1 cup spinach
1/2 cup raspberries
1 scoop whey protein powder

Recipe Directions for Karen's Pear and Kale Smoothie

  1. Remove kale leaves from their rough center stalk and coarsely chop. In a blender, combine kale spinach and almond milk. Blend until no big kale bits remain. Stop blender and add banana and pear. Blend until smooth.

  2. To add more protein; add a scoop of whey protein.

  3. Enjoy immediately.

Categories

Breakfast

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 801.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
464
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
355mg
15%
Potassium
1762mg
50%
Total Carbohydrates
80.5g
27%
Dietary Fiber
16.7g
67%
Sugars
44.3g
Protein
29.1g
Vitamin A 283% Vitamin C 360%
Calcium 52% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in calcium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • High in vitamin E
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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