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Clean green kale smoothie

30 December 2014

This healthy green kale smoothie is very easy to make and extremely nutritious.

Clean green kale smoothie
Clean green kale smoothie, from The Power of Living Raw

A hit in the raw food world, and kale, the most nutritious of greens, provides large quantities of anti-oxidants and other beneficial nutrients.

Serves 2


  • 1 pint (600 ml) water
  • 1 cup (2¼ oz/65 g) kale, rinsed, dried and chopped
  • 1 cup (1 oz/30 g) English spinach, rinsed, dried and chopped
  • 1 banana, chopped
  • 1 in (2.5 cm) ginger root
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • Juice of ½ lemon


Pour the water into a blender or food processor, and add the remaining ingredients.

Process or blend until smooth.

Store in glass preserving bottles and refrigerate for up to 48 hours.

Recipe extract from The Power of Living Raw by Nicky Arthur, out now.


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