Recipes for Kale SmoothiesFruity Kale Smoothies
Toss kale into smoothies for a hefty nutritional boost and vibrant color. Prefer a nutty angle to your green smoothie recipe? Try the Clean Green Protein Smoothie featuring almond milk and almond butter. Looking to combine your superfoods? Blend up a batch of Sweet Beet Veggie Smoothies for a pretty-in-purple take on a kale smoothie. And if you're a latecomer to the kale revolution, opt for our fruit and kale smoothies—a sweet way to get to know kale.
Sweet Beet Veggie Smoothies
Yes—it's a kale smoothie, but in a beautiful garnet-colored disguise, thanks to the beets, blueberries, strawberries, and pomegranate juice. If you're planning to enjoy this kale smoothie recipe in the a.m., get a jump-start on the morning's prep by cooking the beets the night before. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
Clean Green Protein Smoothie
When making smoothies with kale, it helps to contrast the sturdy green with some creamy ingredients. Almond milk and almond butter do the trick in this kale green smoothie recipe, while also adding vitamin E, fiber, magnesium, and protein.
Think of this green smoothie recipe as a way to enjoy your favorite spinach salad with fruit—in a glass and on the go. We slipped in some kale for extra fiber and nutrients, and added flax seed for Omega-3 essential fatty acids (that's those heart-healthy "good" fats you've been hearing so much about).
Yes—it happens to us, too. Our grand plans for making a healthy kale breakfast smoothie go awry on busy mornings. Thankfully, we found the solution: Freeze ingredients for your kale smoothie in advance. In the morning, it's go-time with no time.
More Veggie DrinksHealthy Veggie Smoothies
Discover other healthy ways to drink your veggies. A variety of vegetables can be used in smoothie recipes. Or, if you are looking for a kale juice recipe, put your juicer to work making juice blends at home. Instead of making straight kale juice, use kale with sweeter fruits or vegetables for balanced flavor. Use kale anywhere spinach or other greens appear in recipes.