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Smoothie Wednesday: Kale with Strawberry and Cardamom

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As I mentioned to you all last week, I'm on a kale kick. It’s now the main green I use in my salads and my smoothies. Kale is full of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory benefits that help your body stay vibrant and youthful. That said, it can be a little intimidating when you first start incorporating the dark leafy green into your diet. But I find it can be easily tamed and enjoyed in a smoothie. This kale version with strawberry and cardamom is on high rotation in my home this week.

Kale Smoothie With Strawberry And Cardamom
Serves 1 (about 150 calories)

1 cup strawberries, frozen (preferably organic)
1 cup kale, loosely packed (preferably organic)
1/4 tsp cardamom
1/3 cup plain coconut milk or Greek yogurt
1 cup water
1/16 tsp Stevia (or honey)
1-2 ice cubes, to thicken

Better-for-you ingredients
Cardamom is a warm, sweet spice. It is considered an excellent digestive and believed to have detoxifying properties.

Place ingredients into a powerful blender until smooth and creamy. Thin with water or thicken with ice if desired. Enjoy!

Noelle Twiggs is the creator of GreenLemonade. Born from both the lessons of successes (detox 101: yes!) and failures (gym-rat diet: no!), the lifestyle website provides practical—and palatable—tips, tricks, and recipes to help everyone feel more happy, energetic, and well nourished.

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