Kale, Celery & Apple Green Smoothie
5 large organic kale leaves, stems removed, and torn into small pieces
4 stalks organic celery, cut into small pieces
1/2 cup organic red grapes
Juice of one lemon
1/2 cup apple juice
1/2 cup cold water
1 cup ice
1. Rinse kale, celery and grapes and place in blender with lemon juice, apple juice, water, and ice
2. Blend until liquified and there are no visible pieces of ice
3. Pour into a glass and enjoy!
What are the nutritional benefits of this smoothie? Kale is an excellent source of vitamins A, C and K. It is also a good source of minerals calcium, copper, potassium, iron, manganese, and phosphorous. Celery provides vitamin K and folic acid. Grapes are a good source of vitamins C, A and K. Lemon juice and apple juice are packed with vitamin C.