Banana Kale Smoothie

BY : PUBLISHED : December 6th, 2012 UPDATED: October 17th, 2022

This banana kale smoothie is refreshing, delicious, and very easy to make!

Two glasses of bright green banana kale smoothie on a counter.

If you’ve been trying to get more greens and fruits into your diet then smoothies are a great option. You can take the chance to prepare a tasty shake and boost your nutrition all at the same time. This Banana Kale smoothie is sweet and super simple to make. Let’s take a look at how to whip it up!

This Kale Banana Smoothie Recipe Is: 

  • Super easy to make.
  • Is loaded with tons of nutrients.
  • Plant-based and vegan.
  • Great as a breakfast, snack, or lunch. 
  • A great way to get your daily dose of veggies!

Simple is Best

Healthy and delicious smoothies can be as simple as this one. You really don’t need fancy powders or special protein powders to make a nutritious, energizing, and wholesome drink. Some greens, some fruit, and a healthy liquid and you’re good to go! The simpler you make them, the more likely you are to sustain the habit of having one every morning (or afternoon for a healthy snack!).

If you are trying to eat healthier, then making some small and sustainable changes is the way to go. Adding a healthy smoothie to your routine is a perfect start and can lead to more changes over time.

Swapping the Ingredients

Another amazing feature of smoothies is how easily you can swap ingredients. For this Banana Kale smoothie, for example, you can use spinach if you don’t have kale or simply don’t like it. And you could also swap the banana for some frozen mango if your bananas are too green. Easy peasy!

A Kale Packed Smoothie:

Kale continues to grow in its popularity due to its ease of incorporating into recipes, its affordability, and how packed with nutrients it is. Whether kale is a staple to your diet or you are just introducing it, this banana kale smoothie is a perfect way to add this leafy vegetable in a tasty way.

Here are just a few reasons to consider adding kale to your smoothies!

  • It's detoxifying
  • Acts as an anti-inflammatory
  • It's an alkaline-rich vegetable

Ingredients:

  • Bananas: 2 ripe bananas peeled, frozen 
  • Kale Leaves: 1 cup, stems removed
  • Non-Dairy Milk: 1 cup (any kind)

How To Make a Banana Kale Smoothie:

Keep scrolling to the recipe card for the complete list of ingredients and recipe instructions!

Place everything in a blender and process until completely smooth. It's as easy and simple as that! 

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Two glasses of bright green banana kale smoothie on a counter.

Banana Kale Smoothie

Roxane McNulty
If you're looking to get more greens and fruit into your diet, smoothies are an easy way to do it. This banana kale smoothie is really simple to make and is a great way to start out your morning!
5 from 9 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 smoothie
Calories 349 kcal
METHOD Blender
DIET Vegan

Ingredients
  

  • 2 ripe peeled frozen bananas
  • 1 cup of kale leaves stems removed
  • 1 cup non-dairy milk any kind

Instructions
 

  • Place everything in a blender and process until completely smooth.

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Notes

Another amazing feature of smoothies is how easily you can swap ingredients. For this Banana Kale smoothie, for example, you can use spinach if you don’t have kale or simply don’t like it. And you could also swap the banana for some frozen mango if your bananas are too green. Easy peasy!

Nutrition

Calories: 349kcalCarbohydrates: 68gProtein: 12gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 146mgPotassium: 1507mgFiber: 7gSugar: 35gVitamin A: 7772IUVitamin C: 118mgCalcium: 443mgIron: 3mg
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About Roxane McNulty

Roxane is a culinary school graduate, professional pastry chef and devoted mama of an adorable toddler - She loves cooking and baking tasty, healthy plant-based food that is kind to our bodies, the earth and the animals! She also runs her own website, Roxane's Natural Kitchen

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  1. Teodora Grujic says

    Looks like a perfect smoothie for winter days!

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