Get a serious boost of vitamins A and C with this refreshing kale and pear smoothie from Eating Bird Food. We all know kale is super nutritious — it’s bursting with antioxidants, iron and vitamin K. If you don’t have a pear on hand, just use an apple instead.
Kale & Pear Smoothie
- 2 cups (134g) raw kale
- 1 large pear, cored and sliced into large pieces
- 1/2 cucumber, peeled
- Juice of 1/2 lemon
- 1/4 cup (35g) ice
- 3/4 cup (180ml) 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%