Get a serious boost of Vitamins A & C with this Refreshing Kale + Pear Smoothie from Eating Bird Food. We all know kale is a superfood––it’s bursting with antioxidants, iron, and Vitamin K. Don’t have a pear on hand? No worries! Just use an apple instead.
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Refreshing Kale & Pear Smoothie
- 2 cups raw Kale
- 1 Large Pear, cored and sliced into large pieces
- 1/2 Cucumber, peeled
- Juice of 1/2 Lemon
- 1/4 cup Ice
- 3/4 cup Cold Water
Blend all ingredients in a high-powered blender until smooth, adding additional water until the smoothie is the texture and consistency you enjoy.
Serves: 1 | Serving Size: 1 smoothie
Per serving: Calories: 228; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 67mg; Total Carbohydrate: 56; Dietary Fiber: 10g; Sugars: 26g; Protein: 6g
Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 250mg; Vitamin A: 416%; Vitamin C: 309%; Calcium 23%; Iron: 16%
Brittany Mullins is a health coach, certified NASM personal trainer and author of the blog, Eating Bird Food. Check out her blog or follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for delicious recipes, workouts and tips for living a balanced, healthy life.
Photo courtesy of Brittany Mullins. Original recipe published on Eating Bird Food.