Ever since we got our Vitamix (have I referenced my Vitamix in every post so far on this blog? Maybe.) we (read: me) have had a green smoothie of some sort nearly every day. Not only are they delicious but they’re filling and absolutely nutritious. I have only made one green smoothie I didn’t like and I blame it on the strawberries. I’m still looking for a strawberry kale smoothie recipe that isn’t weird, if anyone has a suggestion! My friend Paul over at Kalesmoothierecipes.com has lots of delicious combinations if you’re hoping to amplify or simply incorporate a kale smoothie routine into your day.
This particular iteration had 1 cup apple juice, about a half cup of blueberries, a whole banana, about a 1/2 inch knob of ginger (peeled), about two handfulls of kale, a cup or so of pineapple, and a bosc pear. I also always throw in some ground flaxseed and chia seeds, both loaded with fiber, omega-3s and protein. This is one of my favorite smoothies yet, and it was all happy accident!