All season our Farmers’ Market customers have been talking about kale smoothies. They’re all in love with them. So, on their recommendation, we started making our own simple version and boy they’re right! Kale smoothies are fantastic! Definitely among the easiest and tastiest way to eat a lot of wonderfully nutrient dense kale. Now we have kale for breakfast.We share them as a family and our three year old son loves them. He can’t get enough.
Kale smoothies are easy to make and infinitely variable. Pretty much any mix of frozen fruit, non-dairy milk and kale will do. Or you can soup things up with protein (nut-butter is great), other greens or about anything from the dietary supplement world. That said, this being berry season, we keep ours simple.
- 1 cup non-dairy milk (we use unsweetened almond milk)
- 2 cups kale, stemmed (4-5 large leaves)
- 1 cup frozen fruit
- 1 ripe banana
Coarsely chop the kale and blend with the non-dairy milk for about a minute. Add the frozen fruit and blend on medium until incorporated. Add the banana and blend for 10 seconds. Serve cold. This makes enough smoothie for two big and one little people.