Healthy Kale Apple Ginger Fat Burning Smoothie
Try this kale apple ginger fat-burning smoothie recipe to help you lose weight. Smoothies are great for weight loss but you must choose the right ingredients and use them as meal replacement shakes for them to work. This kale smoothie is low in calories and packed with nutrients, plus it’s yummy!
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Kale Apple Ginger Fat-Burning Smoothie
This kale smoothie recipe is very low in saturated fat, and calories and high in dietary fiber. Just one cup of this smoothie contains over 20% of your daily recommended fiber intake value. You also get a healthy dose of plant-based protein without even adding some nuts or peanut butter.
Ingredients for 2 servings: Preparation time: 5 minutes
- 4 cups of frozen or fresh kale
- 1 cucumber (sliced)
- 1 green apple (cored and cut into cubes)
- 1 inch fresh ginger root peeled
- 1/2 a lemon juice (fresh)
- 4 cups of water
Add the kale, cucumber, apple, ginger, and lemon juice into a high-speed blender and blend until smooth. Add ice and enjoy! Store in a sealed jar/container in the fridge for up to 3 days and drink when you need an extra veggie boost! Your body will thank you!
Note: you can use 1 cup of 0-fat coconut or almond milk with 3 cups of water to add a little tropical taste to your smoothie. I sometimes add a drop of vanilla extract for some flavor as well.
To add extra protein, through in some unsalted almonds or walnuts, optionally, you can go for a teaspoon of peanut butter instead.
Kale Ginger Smoothie Nutrition Facts
Each serving of this kale ginger smoothie contains 157 calories | 1% total fat | 0% saturated fat | 0% cholesterol | 3% sodium | 14% total carbs | 5.6g dietary fiber | 17.1g total sugars | 5.5g protein | 17% calcium | 18% iron | 22% potassium |
Benefits Of The Kale Apple Ginger Fat Burning Smoothie
Kale has several properties that make it a weight-loss-friendly food. It is very low in calories but still provides significant bulk that should help you feel full. Because of the low calorie and high water content, kale has a low energy density. Try this kale detox salad recipe.
Cucumber is high in nutrients, as well as certain plant compounds and antioxidants that may help treat and even prevent some conditions. Also, cucumbers are low in calories and contain a good amount of water and soluble fiber, making them ideal for promoting hydration and aiding in weight loss.
Green Apple is low in fat and carbohydrate content so you can eat it to keep yourself from feeling hungry without suffering any adverse effects. Secondly, apples keep your metabolism high so eating at least one apple a day helps you burn more calories.
Ginger has an anti-obesity effect, it helps food to digest faster and stimulates the body to speed digest food through the colon. While lemon juice helps promote fullness in the same way as regular water, it can be an effective way to help reduce calorie intake.
I really hope you try this recipe, if you do, let me know what you think in the comments below! You can also find me on Pinterest for more tips and recipes.