You can make kale shake recipe easily at home. This recipe uses kale as primary ingredient alongside fruits, such as banana, strawberry, blueberry, and grapes. Using banana is good choice as it’s easy to find and rich of nutrients. The next sections will tell you how to make kale shake with smoothie banana.
- 1 banana
- 2 cups kale, chopped
- 1/2 cup soy milk
- 1 teaspoon maple syrup
- 1 tablespoon flax seed
In general, a medium-sized banana is enough. However, you may find banana with various sizes. For smaller size, you need more than one to put in recipe. Make sure the banana is ripe enough to make clean smoothie. Kale shake recipe uses any kind of kale. There is no exceptional thing whether particular kale is good or not. You can put any kale from baby stalk to the ripen one. They will be put into blender, so do not have to worry about that matter.
- Peel banana and cut into small pieces.
- Put banana, kale, soymilk, maple syrup, and flax seed into blender.
- Mix and blend them until smooth.
- Pour into glass and add ice.
Well, Kale banana smoothie above uses soymilk, flax seed, and maple syrup to bring the flavor. They are not the only things you can put into kale shake. There are cinnamon, honey, white or brown sugar, vanilla, even pepper. If you want to make more smoothies, you need those ingredients more. Soymilk keeps smoothie as liquid as possible. Usually, you should pour water when blending into blender. When soymilk does not enough, add cold water but at small amount. You do not want to ruin smoothie because of too much liquid in it.
Besides banana, this recipe is easy to adjust with your personal flavor. You can add other fruits like strawberry and grapes then blend them. Instead of using sugar, it is better to add honey as sweetener. It is healthier and you will gain better calorie. Smoothie will taste good with ice, but it is not necessary for people with cold sensitivity.
Moreover, kale has rich nutrients because it’s vegetable. This smoothie is suitable for vegan diet in order to gain vitamin and mineral. You can consume it in the morning during breakfast and at night before going to bed. It takes at least fifteen minutes to prepare this kale shake recipe.