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Kale, Coconut and Chia Smoothie

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 2
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Ingredients

6
kale leaves, washed and stems removed
4
oz coconut water
4
oz coconut milk (or almond)
1/2
frozen banana
1
tablespoon almond butter or 1/2 tablespoon hemp butter
1/2
cup fresh coconut milk, in pieces
2
tablespoons dehydrated coconut
1
tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil, unrefined
1
tablespoons chia seeds
1
pinch Himalayan pink salt or sea salt, optional

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
477.2
% Daily Value
Total Fat
43.5g
67%
Saturated Fat
35.4g
177%
Cholesterol
15.3mg
5%
Sodium
251.0mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
22.8g
8%
Dietary Fiber
7.4g
30%
Sugars
9.1g
Protein
7.3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
150.80%
151%
Calcium
17.10%
17%
Iron
25.80%
26%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Expert Tips

For an ice cream consistency, use frozen fruits.

Don’t blend for more than 90 seconds to avoid oxidizing the nutrients.

If you can’t find fresh coconut, use more of the dehydrated kind.

Directions

  • 1 Add all ingredients to a blender in the order mentioned on the ingredients list.
  • 2 Blend for 30 seconds or until you have the desired consistency.
  • 3 Adjust the amount of liquid to your liking. Serve immediately.

Whenever you feel like making a smoothie, remember to use more veggies than fruit to reduce the amount of sugar and make the most of drinking green smoothies. It’s great to incorporate healthy fats and fiber, such as those found in coconut and chia seeds because they give us a good amount of organic energy. This smoothie is perfect to make in the morning and take with you to work for a mid-morning snack. Besides, this is exactly the kind of smoothie that kids will love. Be sure to try it!

Rate and Comment

Fernanda Beccaglia Fernanda Beccaglia
September 20, 2016

Whenever you feel like making a smoothie, remember to use more veggies than fruit to reduce the amount of sugar and make the most of drinking green smoothies. It’s great to incorporate healthy fats and fiber, such as those found in coconut and chia seeds because they give us a good amount of organic energy. This smoothie is perfect to make in the morning and take with you to work for a mid-morning snack. Besides, this is exactly the kind of smoothie that kids will love. Be sure to try it!