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Cucumber-Kale Smoothie

Cucumber-Kale Smoothie

This refreshing smoothie is a delicious way to get a serving of vitamin-packed dark, leafy greens. And it‘s as easy to prepare as it is healthful. Serve it at your next brunch or luncheon; the cucumber, ginger, lime juice and green apple make it especially refreshing on a hot summer day.


1 cup kale, stemmed
½ cup fresh parsley
1 cup cucumber, chopped
½ inch ginger, peeled
2 green apples, cored
2 teaspoons lime juice
1 ½ cups ice
1 ½ cups water


Place all ingredients in a blender.
Blend until all ingredients are thoroughly incorporated into a smoothie-like consistency.
Boost the protein content of this drink by substituting skim milk or Greek yogurt for the water.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 6 ounces

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 35
Fat: 0g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Protein: 1g
Total Carbohydrates: 10g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 6mg

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