Strawberry-Coconut-Kale Smoothie (raw, vegan)

I have a delicious green smoothie recipe for you today! Green smoothies are a huge part of the cleanse I am currently on and something that is a staple of my diet anyway. I am always looking for new flavors of smoothie so I can keep it interesting and tasty.

Strawberry-Coconut-Kale Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 2 large handfuls torn kale (at least 2 cups)
  • Handful of washed strawberries (5-6)
  • 1 scoop raw, vegan protein powder (I used Sunwarrior), optional
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 cup almond milk

Directions

Blend all ingredients together until smooth. For a thicker shake, use less almond milk.

Why double up on the fats (chia & coconut oil)? Well, did you know that coconut oil acts as a potentiator for chia seeds, meaning it makes the omega-3s and nutrients in the chia even more beneficial to your body. Plus chia adds a little extra fiber to this smoothie and coconut oil is beneficial to your metabolism as well as beauty (bonus!).

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5 comments

  1. What an interesting yet tasty sounding combination. Now that the warm weather is here I definitely want to give this a try :)

  2. Can you tell me what kind of protein specifically is in the Sun Warrior? I looked them up online and it just said plant based non soy protein.

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