Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Susan Vajaranant Photo by: Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Susan Vajaranant

Green Monster Smoothie

Kale, parsley, and a Granny Smith apple give Green Monster Smoothie it's color and name, and a bit of zip comes from the fresh ginger.

All You MAY 2014

  • Yield: Serves: 2
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.06


  • 2 cups loosely packed trimmed kale (about 2 oz.), coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, halved, cored, cut into large chunks
  • 1 3-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 cup ice


Place 1 cup kale in a blender; pack down with handle of a large spoon. Add 1/2 cup water. Pulse several times to chop more finely. Add remaining kale and 1/2 cup water and pulse to chop. Stir and pulse again. Add parsley, apple, ginger and honey. Blend, stopping and stirring often, until smooth. Add ice and blend until smooth.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 89
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 23g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 16mg

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