Kale Strawberry Smoothie

Kale Strawberry Smoothie

Kale Strawberry Smoothie - Quick and Easy Smoothie recipe, contains kale, spinach, strawberry, banana and almond milk - tastes amazing! http://amateurchef.wpengine.com

kale strawberry smoothie makes a perfect breakfast or even a snack throughout the day, it contains a massive amount of benefits and ensures you get a good amount of fruit and vegetables. This smoothie contains kale as well as spinach as you don’t want a smoothie to just include fruit.

I made it with kale as it is low in calories, high in fibre whilst having zero fat content. It is said to help aid digestion as well as a number of other health benefits such as improving blood glucose. Kale is said to be more beneficial than spinach, but spinach also contains many benefits which makes it a great addition to any smoothie.


It is also low in fat but also contains a good amount of fibre, protein and vitamins such as A, C, E and K. The addition of strawberry gives it a nice berry taste, the banana adds a little additional sweetness. You could add milk or yogurt but this does make it a little higher in fat content, I replaced this with almond milk.

I also find that almond milk makes it less lumpy and is therefore much easier to drink. Just as spinach and kale have a number of health benefits, the fruit included also has a good amount of benefits. Strawberries have a good amount of antioxidants as well as having a good supply of minerals, nutrients and vitamins such as dietary fibre.

It is also very high in vitamin C. The Almond milk has a wide range of benefits to your health as it contains vitamins such as calcium and iron among many others. Making kale strawberry smoothie is incredibly easy and only takes a few minutes to make, perfect for in the morning before going to work.

In a blender place 200ml of almond milk along with 5 strawberries that have been chopped. Add 1 banana sliced, a handful of kale and a handful of spinach.

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Kale Strawberry Smoothie - Quick and Easy Smoothie recipe, contains kale, spinach, strawberry, banana and almond milk - tastes amazing! http://amateurchef.wpengine.com
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Kale Strawberry Smoothie
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 
Kale strawberries are perfect as they contain a lot of nutrients that are perfect for a healthy body. The strawberries add additional sweetness and a nice flavour
Course: Drinks
Servings: 1
Ingredients
  • 200 ml of Almond Milk
  • 5 strawberries chopped
  • 1 banana sliced
  • Handful of kale
  • Handful of spinach
Instructions
  1. Place the almond milk into a blender
  2. Add the strawberries and banana
  3. Finally add the spinach and kale and give it a good blitz until smooth.
  4. If you want it to be less thick then simply add more almond milk

Top Tip – Get a decent Blender It’s important to get a good blender, if you are using a food processor or a poor quality blender then it won’t get the smoothie as smooth as possible and some things just wont blend very well. You don’t need to spend much on a blender though, the BlendActive is great and is under £20. Click Here to read my review of the BlendActive

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I have enjoyed cooking for some years now, its one of the only things that I can do that makes me relaxed and forget any worries I have. I love trying new foods and visiting restaurants. Other hobbies include writing, game development and work :)

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