Green Smoothie green smoothie

Serves 1

½ cup kale firmly packed, stems removed, coarsely chopped (4 ounces) (baby kale works great)
½ Granny Smith apple, coarsely chopped
½ ripe banana
¼ cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
Optional recommended: 1 scoop protein powder

Combine kale, apple, banana, parsley, and 1 1/4 cups water in a blender; blend until smooth. If the mixture is too thick, add a little more water.

Per serving: 105 calories; 0g Fat; 22g Protein, 6g Carbohydrate; 4g Fiber, 0mg cholesterol; 32mg Sodium.