Healthy Recipes

Green Energy Smoothie

Kale—high in vitamin A, which is essential for eye health—is the under-the-radar ingredient, along with the more obvious fruit juices and banana.

Green Energy Smoothie
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Ingredients: 

 2 cups orange juice
1½ cups apple juice
1 cup kale, roughly chopped
2 bananas
Crushed ice

Directions: 

Combine orange juice, apple juice, kale, bananas, and crushed ice in a blender and blend at the highest speed until kale is thoroughly integrated into juice. Allow ingredients to settle and foam to rise to the top before serving. Pour into glasses filled with crushed ice.

Nutritional facts: 

Per serving: 160 calories, 1 g fat (0.13 g saturated), 39 g carbohydrates, 2 g protein, 2.2 g fiber, 12 mg sodium (0.5% Daily Value).