Kale Shake Recipes that will get you going

Kale is one of the greens, a healthy leafy vegetable, which holds numerous benefits. By using Kale in our dishes, we can incorporate beneficial effects into our daily lives. Some of the benefits of this green is being listed down here:

  • It is such an amazing anti-cholesterol agent that it is able to lower cholesterol levels when taken after being steamed. This happens when the fiber present within the kale binds to the bile acids present in the digestive tract which helps in their excretion. This directly lowers the cholesterol levels in the body.
  • Kale has the ability to lower the risk of five different cancers which includes: cancer of bladder, breast cancer, colon cancer, ovarian cancer and the cancer of prostate. The isothiocyanates present within the kale helps in this cancer risk lowering process.
  • ​This green leafy vegetable is a very good agent for detoxifying the body of the toxins present within.
  • ​Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory attribute is associated with kale due to the flavonoids present in the greens.
  • ​By lowering the cholesterol levels, Kale acts as the cardiovascular support system for the body.
  • Being loaded with micronutrients which are essential for better body function, kale is to be included in daily routine for daily intake.
Green smoothie with banana, chia and kale

How to get maximum benefits from Kale:

Food recommendation is to rinse the kale leaves under cold water, chop the leaves into half and chop quarterly for even and quick cooking. Almost for 5 minutes the kale is to be left to sit and adding a little lemon juice can help gain the best nutritious value from this green leafy vegetable.

We are going to share few of healthy and nutritious kale shake recipes which are quick to make and are loaded with a large number of micronutrients. These are good way to include in your detox routine for a healthy lifestyle.

Best way is to try a different variety of flavors and use the ones which are most tasty. For making these kale shakes, one needs to have an electric blender at hand for easy preparation. Within minutes one is able to make shakes for either one self or to impress one’s guests with amazing and healthy Kale shakes.

These shakes are so healthy and can be used for the breakfast or after exercise or as a snack in day time. The procedure to make them is hassle free and can be made with the products available at hand.

Milk or cream can be used to thicken the shake and turn into a smoothie. Flavored ice creams can be added to make the shakes a fancy look. These are best for use by the kids especially in summers in order to prevent the dehydration.

Kale and Chocolate Ice cream Shake:


Kale and Chocolate Ice cream Shake

Serving: 2 people

Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

¼ cup of water

(Milk can be substituted in order to get more creaminess)

1 cup chopped kale leaves (chopped)

½ cup chocolate ice cream

½ cup almonds or cashew nuts (for flavor)

1 tbsp vanilla essence

1 pinch of salt

1 tbsp sugar

2 cups ice

Directions:

Combine all the ingredients in the above mentioned way into a blender and blend till the mixture is smooth in texture.

Sweetness is according to one’s own choice and can be added to the shake according to the taste.

The shake is then transferred to a beautiful glass and garnished with the almonds and the cashew nuts at hand.

Kale and Banana Shake:


Kale and Banana Shake

Serving: 2 people

Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

¼ cup of unsweetened condensed milk

2 cups of chopped kale leaves

1 cup of chopped banana

1 tbsp of vanilla

1 pinch of salt

2 cups of ice

Sugar to taste

Directions:

Combine all the ingredients in the blender and blend them till the texture of the shake is smooth. Sugar can be adjusted to taste. The Shake is then transferred to glass and garnished with a piece of chopped banana at top.

Serve the drink when chill. This is very good for summers and is healthy, fulfilling Kale shake.

Kale and Coconut Shake:


Green smoothie with banana, chia and kale

Serving: 2 people

Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

1 cup chopped kale leaves

1 cup chopped coconut

½ cup coconut milk

1 tbsp maple syrup

1 pinch of salt

Sugar to taste

2 cups of ice

Directions:

Add all the ingredients to the blender and blend it high till smooth shake is seen. Transfer the ready shake to glass, garnish it with some of the chopped coconut. Serve the shake when it is chill.

Kale and Pineapple Shake:


Our Gummiberry Juice

Serving: 2 people

Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

1 cup of chopped kale leaves

¼ cup of unsweetened condensed milk

½ cup of coconut milk

1 cup of chopped pineapple

1 pinch of salt

2 cups of ice

Directions:

Add all the ingredients into the blender and blend it till all the ingredients are properly mixed. Serve while chill with garnish of the chopped pineapple piece at the side.

Kale and Blueberry shake:


Green smoothies in small bottles to go

Serving: 2 people

Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

1 cup of chopped kale leaves (stems removed)

½ cup of unsweetened almond milk

½ cup of berries (mixed or blueberries)

1 tbsp hemp seeds

Honey to taste

2 cups of ice

Directions:

All the ingredients are combined in the blender and taste with sweetness is adjusted to likeness. The final drink is shifted to a beautiful glass where it is garnished with ground ice on top. This drink is very refreshing to take.

Kale and strawberry shake:


Healthy Green Juice Smoothie Drink

Serving: 2 people

Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

1 cup of chopped kale leaves

½ cup of coconut milk

1 tbsp hemp seeds

1 cup chopped strawberries

2 cups of ice

Sugar to taste

Directions:

Combine all the ingredients in the blender and mix them all together till they are of similar consistency. Taste and sweetness can be adjusted as per preference. Serve the drink when chill with a garnish from chopped strawberries at the side of the glass.

These are some of the Kale shake recipes which are very tasty, healthy and fulfilling at the same time. Do try these easy to make recipes and get the most benefits from this green leafy vegetable. Stay healthy and remain fit with these kale shakes.

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