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This blueberry kale smoothie is filled with nothing but nutritious goodness to start your day. Hemp seeds, chia seeds and a tablespoon of optimal detox protein powder is added to this blueberry kale protein smoothie to provide essential plant based omega 3’s that are balanced with protein, healthy carbs and perfectly sweetened with a tablespoon of optimal detox protein powder that provides the liver and body with additional nutrients required for energy and liver detox.
If your mornings are busy like mine can be not to worry, this blueberry kale smoothie can be blended up in no time. Simply measure out all the ingredients for the blueberry kale smoothie recipe into a blender, give a quick blend, pour your blueberry smoothie with kale into a glass, rinse your blender and your done in under 5 minutes…..that’s why I love making smoothies!
Often times I am out the door and off to work before I am hungry for the first meal of the day, plus I like to practice intermittent fasting for various health benefits so I make this blueberry kale smoothie before work and pack it into a thermos that keeps my smoothie cool for several hours.
I specifically made this blueberry kale smoothie without banana to make this smoothie, SIBO friendly as bananas are high in resistant starches which can aggravate SIBO symptoms and used to be one of my trigger foods.
Blueberry kale smoothie benefits
If you have weight loss goals this kale blueberry smoothie will help to provide your body with micronutrients needed by your liver to effectively get rid of toxins found in fat cells. A healthy liver is key to weight loss so that your body can safely eliminate toxins that are released from adipose cells when fat is burned.
Additional benefits of this blueberry kale smoothie include supporting the MTHFR gene with natural folate that is found in leafy greens and kale.
Blueberries are filled with antioxidants and high in vitamin k, manganese and vitamin c
Kale is an excellent source of vitamins A, C and K along with folate, B6 and riboflavin
Chia seeds are an excellent source of healthy fats to help balance blood sugar and contain high amounts of the essential omega 3 fatty acids which are great for brain health
There are just so many benefits to starting your day with this blueberry smoothie with kale!
Blueberry Kale Smoothie Recipe
2 large kale leaves destemmed
1 cup frozen blueberries
1 cup almond milk
1 tbsp chia seeds
1tbsp hemp seeds
1tbsp optimal detox protein powder
Measure all the ingredients into a blender and enjoy this super nutritious vegan blueberry kale smoothie!
Hey! I'm Amber, a nutritional therapy consultant helping people to improve gut health, beat the bloat and lose weight. Sharing weight loss tips, gut health tips and whole food recipes that are gluten free. Grab your freebie below:)
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