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Kicking Energizing Green Smoothy!

on 05/11/2015

This morning, I invented this lovely healthy Raw Vegan Gluten-free Kicking Energizing Green Smoothy! Ooh yes! You can also find this tasty recipe Here on Instructables!



I also used a green healthy veggies from our garden. Could you guess which one?

Indeed, it is,….wait for it,…Black Kale! Yes!

Recipe: For 2 large smoothy glasses


500 ml purified water

2 sweeter apples, well-washed, pad dry, cored, cut up into chunks

1 piece of 3 cm x 3 cm fresh peeled ginger, cut up into chunks

1 tablespoon chia seeds

1 cup + 1/2 cup ( 45 gr) chopped, cleaned, black kale, big stems removed/ home-grown


  1. Place every ingredient in this order into your beloved Vitamix container. Place fitted lid & tamper in. Blend on High & full speed for about 15 seconds, using the tamper to push ingredients into the running blades. Pour into 2 large smoothy glasses & enjoy directly! You can taste the ginger, kale & the apples! Yummmmm!Β Enjoy, my sweeties!Β πŸ˜‰Β β™₯Β Stay Tuned & subscribe by email! Join 1,800 email subscribers now!!! It is free!!!! Click the link here below to subscribe!!!


32 responses to “Kicking Energizing Green Smoothy!

  1. You must feel like taking on the world!πŸ’ͺ🏼

  2. I feel my health improved just reading your recipe. Delicious, nutritious and easy to make. Love it.

  3. Anita says:

    A lovely smoothy that I made this afternoon as a post-workout snack! Great, excellent!

  4. hotlyspiced says:

    This would be very good for you. I’m sure you’d feel very energised after this xx

  5. I like using chia in my food too. Did you know it’s grown in Australia?

  6. andy says:

    Feel free to adopt me πŸ˜‰ You come up with such wonderful healthy food and drinks ! πŸ™‚

  7. So clean and so green! I can’t wait to get a new blender so I can whip this beauty up… I can imagine that the ginger gives it a fabulous, bright kick.

  8. Violet says:

    This recipe sounds amazingly healthy and super green! I love it!! I’ve never heard of black kale before! Is it really in the colour of black, or it’s really dark green? πŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing this recipe!!!

  9. Sean & Linda says:

    We made your lovely kicking smoothy & loved the freeness in it! The flavors were just right!
    The smoothies were very yum yum! πŸ™‚ xxx

  10. Liz says:

    You know why I love this? because of the ginger. I would drink this anytime!!!!

  11. Koko says:

    Ginger and apple is the best combination! The perfect jumpstart to the day….and the perfect way to keep a cold away!!

  12. Johan says:

    I made your lovely energizing smoothy this midday after a work out! DELICIOUS!!! x

  13. Chantal says:

    I made it, just now, after my full body work-out! Amazing! xxx

  14. Gregory says:

    I made it this midday! Loved it! xxx a healthy kick!

  15. Finn says:

    I made it just this morning but used normal kale in here! Tasty! πŸ™‚ x

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