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Ginger-Kale Smoothies

Since I started making this green smoothie recipe for breakfast every day, I honestly feel better! Substitute any fruit and juice you like to make this recipe your own healthy blend.—Linda Green, Kilauea, Kauai, Hawaii
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 1-1/4 cups orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups torn fresh kale
  • 1 medium apple, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 4 ice cubes
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric or 1/4-inch piece fresh turmeric, peeled and finely chopped
  • Dash cayenne pepper


  • Place all ingredients in a blender; cover and process until blended. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 121 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 22mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit, 1 vegetable.

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  • Carol
    Dec 12, 2019

    Very good.

  • Susanksue
    Feb 7, 2018

    This was really good my husband and I both love this recipe. We love it exactly as written.