If you’re a green smoothie holdout, this will be the one to win you over. This green smoothie recipe is ultra creamy, thick and rich with flavor. The fruit overpowers the kale taste, the avocado gives it the creamy texture and the ginger root makes for a surprising twist. And, by making your own smoothie, you know exactly what ingredients are used, and it’s all good! We call this Better than a Shake – Green Smoothie because it truly is. You be the judge.
Yields: 2 | Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups | Calories: 118 | Total Fat:4 g | Saturated Fat:1 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Sodium: 22 mg | Carbohydrates: 16 g | Fiber: 2 | Sugars: 6 g | Protein: 3 g | SmartPoints: 4
- 1 frozen banana, pre-sliced
- 12 red grapes
- 2 large kale leaves, stem removed
- 1/2 avocado, peeled
- 1/2 knuckle ginger root
- 1/1/2 - 2 cups chilled water, depending on thickness preferred
- 6 ice cubes
Add all ingredients to a blender and pulse until smooth and creamy.