Green Goodness Smoothie

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Trying to eat healthy is truly not a joke. First of all, you are giving your body a hell lot of reasons to start making you feel so uneasy and grumpy. The usual bout of chocolate or sweets or any junk stuff you used to push in to give it a boost is not coming in the same speed as it used to come in earlier. Coffee is being replaced by a more “bland” green tea, and normal chai is also not coming in as much as it used to. Food preferences has changed and carbs are being reduced. Β I must say that there was too much of withdrawal syndromes, but I am trying not to stop myself. As of now, I am focusing on having better meals which are more nutritious and filling, and will not make me feel guilty. I am trying to replace chocolates during my off moods and stretching my hands towards a nice big banana or a few almonds. And I guess it is helping me in some way. The lose of the past one month is a kg, but a kg is still a kg, right? I have to keep putting a few notes here and there so that I tell myself that I have put it up for everybody to read and I have no option than to ensure that I lose some weight! Hehe… πŸ˜€

 

I have already posted two kale smoothie recipes before – one a normal smoothie and another one with a kick of chocolate. This is the third smoothie and the last one with kale for the time being, ie. till I try another variety! Unfortunately, the supermarket chain next to our house is no longer keeping kale – maybe it is getting spoiled with nobody picking it up and hence I miss on my kale smoothies as of now. πŸ™ I guess I have to look into juicing spinach which is more readily available! I came across this recipe in my cut-outs taken from the Friday magazine and had tried it. Must say that it is quite filling with all those fruits in and totally packed with goodness in every way! What more, there is no additional sugar added as well…

 

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Green Goodness Smoothie

Course Drinks
Cuisine International
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Author Rafeeda

Ingredients

  • 2 leaves kale stem removed
  • 1/2 apple cored and diced
  • 1 banana chopped
  • 3 strawberries
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/4 cup water

Instructions

  • Blend all ingredients till smooth.
  • Serve Immediately

Notes

You can see I have not used any sweetener as the fruits were sweet enough to lend a mild sweetness. If you find it not much to your liking, then add in some honey or stevia.

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  1. Healthy and filling smoothie..

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Veena…

  2. yes it is difficult to stay away from all junk foods but these healthy smoothie can kill the hunger…

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Amrita…

  3. Excellent . Healthy recipe

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Beena…

  4. healthy green smoothie but am not a fan of green smoothies though they say its good..have to change my mind.

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Even I used to not like green smoothies till I actually started trying them and I am surprised that I like them! Hehe… Thanks a lot dear…

  5. That’s definitely a healthy smoothie!

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Beulah…

  6. Heart friendly smoothie..once a while is fine:)

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Padma… πŸ™‚

  7. Healthy drink..perfect for diet

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot dear…

  8. Healthy and nice .no sugar ☺
    Am sending this post to my umma back home .

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Umma may not get kale back home, she can try with spinach… πŸ™‚ Thanks a lot Hiba…

  9. My husband is a fan of green smoothie….I must show this recipe to him…so easy to make it too right…good one

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Anupa…

  10. Niloufer Riyaz says:

    they sure are green goodness… have never ventured thinking how it will be welcomed in my house……

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Niloufer… Normally, such smoothies are reserved only for me… hehe…

  11. Perfect and healthy drink…

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Nora…

  12. Healthy smoothie..never tried green smoothies..

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thank you so much Shabna…

  13. healthy green drink

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Thanks a lot Ruxana…

  14. We’re into green juicing these days! For the health benefits! πŸ˜› I’ve tried the ones with spinach/lettuce/broccoli. Yet to try kale. Thank you for this lovely recipe! <3 πŸ™‚

    1. Rafeeda AR Author says:

      Exactly the same reason why even I drink green smoothies! πŸ˜€ Thank you so much Christine… πŸ™‚

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