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If you asked me two years ago what Kale is I would not have been able to tell you. But Kale has become one of my favorite vegetables. This easy to grow, dark green leafy nutritious superfood can eaten raw, stir fried, added to casseroles or omelets or even smoothies.

Here is Kale Smoothy recipe found on Earthhour’s  Tumblr

Therese Kerr’s Berry and Kale Smoothie

PREP TIME: 10 minutes
FREEZING TIME: overnight for banana and berries

NOTE: You can use fresh berries and bananas and just add a few ice cubes to make the shake thicker and cold. Omit yoghurt and add up to 1 frozen banana for vegan.

Ingredients:
1 cup coconut milk (or milk of choice)
1 cup almond milk (or milk of choice)
1 cup yoghurt or coconut yoghurt (or use more fruit for vegan)
1 cup chopped kale or silver beet (chard) (packed)
1 cup of spinach leaves
½ frozen banana (coarsely chopped)
¼ cup each frozen blueberries and raspberries
2 heaped tbsp Vital Protein Powder (or other protein powder)
1 – 2 tbsp honey or agave syrup (to taste)
2 tsp melted coconut oil or chia oil

Optional Additions:
1 – 2 tbsp cocoa powder (add a little more honey or agave syrup if desired), ½ cup strawberries, 1 – 2 tsp chia seeds, 1 – 2 tbsp maca powder, 1 – 2 tbsp Vital Greens Powder

Method:
1. Place all the ingredients in the blender and blend on high for 1-2 minutes until well combined.
2. Check to see if it needs more sweetener or liquid and blend again.
3. Serve immediately or refrigerate until needed up to one day.

For more incredible healthy recipes have a look at Therese’s iBook Lunchbox Solutions, for more information click here: http://theresekerr.com/books/lunchbox-solutions/