Strawberry and Kale Green Smoothie

Strawberry and Kale Green Smoothie
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Prep Time
10 min
Total Time
10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Total Time
10 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 cup ripe strawberries
  2. 1 large handful of kale stalks removed
  3. 1 tbsp coconut oil
  4. 1 tbsp ground flax
  5. 1/2 tsp spirulina
  6. 1 tbsp maple syrup or honey to taste or 4-5 drops stevia liquid
Instructions
  1. Put all ingredients into a blender and liquify.
  2. Pour into a to-go cup and feel ready to take on your day!
Louise Innes Holistic Nutrition http://www.louiseinnes.com/
What woman does not love choices? Shoes, purses, flattering tops….. green smoothies.

This easy green smoothie was born out of a trip to the store here in Calgary where happily, I found an abundance of super sweet, cheap, organic strawberries and great Hotchkiss Farm local kale. My first thought was salad; and I am working away on a recipe today, but it seemed natural to throw these fantastic fresh foods into the blender this morning with some ground flax, the superfood spirulina and coconut oil to whizz up my lifeline of gorgeous nutrition for the day.

I discuss my love for spirulina and why it is so good for our bodies in my recipe for green Goddess Smoothie here http://www.louiseinnes.com/recipes/green-goddess-smoothie/ but it is the perfect complement to the vitamin C and anti-oxidant rich strawberries and the vitamin A, C and K rich kale. I also LOVE the flavours of strawberry and kale together. Grassy and green but with a sweetness and unmistakable tang of vitamin C provided by ripe strawberry. If you need more sweetness in this smoothie you could add maple syrup or honey to taste.

So I humbly offer this deliciousness as another option to kick those refined carbs and quick coffee shop snacks to the kerb. Make it, take it with you and you will be beautifully fuelled to have a better day.



Legal Disclaimer: The information on this website is not intended to replace medical advice or diagnosis from your family practitioner, specialist or medical doctor. The recipes advice and articles consist of nutritional and lifestyle advice as the sharing of information to support a healthier body.

 
Louise Innes

Author: Louise Innes

Louise Innes is a holistic nutritionist who resides in Calgary, Alberta. Her balanced take on nutrition brings a refreshing perspective to the world of food.

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