Ingredients

  • 1 Stemilt Fresh Blenders Sweet Apples, cored and quartered
  • 2 large leafy green kale leaves, center ribs removed and leaves roughly torn (about 1 cup firmly packed)
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach, firmly packed
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons ground golden flaxseed
  • 1 kiwi fruit, peeled and halved
  • 2 medjool dates, center seeds removed, halved
  • 2 slices honeydew melon (2” thick), rinds removed, quartered
  • 4-inch length English cucumber, quartered
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup water, as preferred for consistency

A cool, refreshing smoothie chock full of good-for-you “greens” that impart great anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

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  • Yield
    1 serving
  • Prep time
  • Cook time
  • Total time
  • Cuisine
    American
  • In Category
    Snack, Smoothies
  • Level
    Simple

Instructions

  1. Add apple, then kale, spinach, ice, flaxseed, kiwi, melon, cucumber, and water to pitcher of high-speed electric blender (one suitable for crushing ice and handling firm textures).
  2. Blend on high (or use “smoothie” option, if applicable) for approximately 1 minute. (If necessary, stop machine intermittently to scrape down sides or press ingredients down to remove any air pockets that might impede blending.)
  3. Pour into glasses and serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving

  • Calories: 253.6 (10.3% from fat)
  • Fat Content: 2.9 g (sat 0.3g, poly 0.2g, mono 0g)
  • Protein Content: 4.6 g
  • Carbohydrate Content: 58.6 g
  • Fiber Content: 10.0 g
  • Sugar Content: 38.5 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium Content: 58.6 mg