Green smoothies are a huge hit in the raw food scene. Raw kale contains large quantities of anti-oxidants and other anti-cancer nutrients as well as beaucoup chlorophyll, manganese, calcium, and B-vitamins. This simple green smoothie recipe with raw kale can be made even simpler by adjusting to whatever greenery you have on hand. The parsley and cilantro add their distinctive flavors while the mint reminds you of a favorite dessert. With great taste and immense nutritive value, this raw food green smoothie is a win-win scenario for everyone!
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 cups
- 2 cups sliced banana
- 2 cups freshly squeezed orange or grapefruit juice
- 1 1/2 cups tightly packed dinosaur or curly leaf kale
- 1/4 cup lightly packed parsley
- 1/4 cup lightly packed cilantro
- 1/4 cup lightly packed mint leaves
Blend all of the ingredients together for 10 to 20 seconds or until the greens have completely blended in. Serve immediately or chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
A green smoothie with kale is one of the nutrient-rich foods on the planet. You'll be buzzing with energy after downing this for breakfast, so have a great day!
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