This green goodie sneaks in a dose of iron (you need extra during your period and pregnancy), key for healthy blood cell and muscle function. It also delivers more than your daily rec of vitamin K—another must for blood and bone health.

Caroline Wright
Recipe by Health January 2012


Credit: Levi Brown

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Makes 2 cups (serving size: 1 cup)


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  • In a blender, combine kale, grapes, cucumber, apple, and water; blend, scraping down sides occasionally, until smooth. Strain juice and, if desired, thin with additional water. Before serving, garnish with a fresh kale leaf and a cucumber slice (optional). Refrigerate up to 2 days (shake before serving).


Nutrition Facts

110 calories; fat 0.6g; saturated fat 0.1g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 27g; fiber 3g; iron 1mg; sodium 19mg; calcium 77mg.