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Kale Spinach and Pear Smoothie

January 3, 2011

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If you’re lucky enough to romance someone with breakfast in bed…. do not bring kale.  Bring bacon.  Bacon is better in bed.  Kale is stupid in bed.  Kale is better if you’re a single lady that wants a smoothie.

How is that for a pro tip?

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Believe it or not, kale and spinach blend up perfectly into a smoothie.

I know!  I totally had my doubts…. but it works.

I added pear and banana and almond milk too.  So super delicious.  It doesn’t taste like you’re drinking kale and spinach.  It tastes like your drinking good.

Ps.  I have spinach in my teeth.  True story.

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Kale Spinach and Pear Smoothie

inspired by Tracy.  Thanks Tracy!

Print this Recipe!

1 heaping cup spinach leaves

1 heaping cup chopped kale leaves

1/2 pear

1 frozen banana

1 1/2 cups cold almond milk (or soy milk or orange juice)

1 tablespoon honey

Remove kale leaves from their rough center stalk and coarsely chop.  In a blender, combine kale spinach and almond milk.  Blend until no big kale bits remain.  Stop blender and add banana honey and pear.  Blend until smooth.  Enjoy immediately.  Heck yea!


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