Feel Good Smoothie
Have you done much with this wonderful cruciferous vegetable?
The bitter flavor of kale can be intimidating for many people. Kale is rich in so many nutrients, making it worth including in the diet often. Consider grabbing a package of baby kale to kick-start your kale eating habits. Tossing the baby kale in a feel good smoothie like the one below can support getting comfortable with this nutritionally potent cruciferous vegetable in a more flavor friendly manner.
- 1 c. baby kale
- 1/2 banana
- 2 tbsp. walnuts, chopped
- 1-2 Medjool dates
- 1/2 c. water
- 1 c. ice
Combine all ingredients in a blender. Add 1-2 dates based on preferred smoothie sweetness. Blend until smooth and serve.
Recipe makes 1 serving.
Each serving is approximately 235 calories, 10 grams of fat, 33 grams of carbohydrate, 3.5 grams of fiber, and 4.5 grams of protein