Banana Kale Smoothie

 

Banana Kale Smoothie

As my garden flourishes, I try to find creative ways to use kale.  It is easy to grow and loaded with antioxidants, iron, vitamin C, calcium, and other nutrients.  Sometimes I want something a little different from sautes and soups, and this smoothie is very easy to make.  There are so many variations you can do on this recipe, using different fruits and ingredients (such as a Strawberry-Kale Smoothie).

Banana Kale Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 cup coconut milk (or any combination of your choice of milk/vanilla yogurt

1-2 cups kale

1 banana

honey

* optional – chia seeds, ground chia, flax seeds, etc.

(Makes one smoothie)

Banana Kale Smoothie

Directions:

Wash the kale and remove the stems.

Break a banana into several pieces.

Drizzle with honey.

Add the milk/yogurt and blend until smooth.

Banana Kale Smoothie

I have made this recipe with some ground chia, and it adds a little extra nutritional boost.

Salba Smart Ground Chia

Just sprinkle on top and blend in.

Salba Smart Ground Chia Smoothie

Enjoy!

Check out some of our other kale recipes – Strawberry Kale Smoothie, Sauteed Kale, and Kale Chips!

 

 

Comments

  1. 1
    Robin Wilson says:

    I have never tasted kale. I know I have seen it before in the store, but never had the chance. I didn’t realize it was so healthy for you. Is is palatable? Everything about this smoothie looks great!

  2. 2

    This sounds delicious and so healthy. My grandson has a bad summer cold right now and I’ll have to try this to try and keep me healthy!

  3. 3

    I need some good healthy recipes like this to help lose weight once my baby is born.

  4. 4

    This looks delicious! I can’t wait to try it!

  5. 5

    That is an unlikely combination but I’ll bet its good!

  6. 6

    I haven’t ever considered combining kale and banana before….. interesting combination!

  7. 7

    I’ve started making smoothies this year, and I would love to try this! I haven’t tried using kale yet!

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