1Granny Smith appleunpeeled, coarsely chopped or sliced
1/2cupplain Greek yogurt
1tablespoonnatural peanut butter*almond or cashew butter may be used instead
1tablespoonmaple syrupor honey or agave syrup
1/2cupmilkanimal or plant-based
2cupskaleribs and stems removed, and leaves chopped
Add all ingredients to a high-powered blender in the order given above.
Increasing gradually from low to high speed, blend for about 1 minute or until perfectly smooth and no green bits remain.
Add an optional swirl of nut butter if desired.
*I like to use natural peanut butter in this smoothie and add an extra little swirl at the end.If you’d like the smoothie to be colder, you have several options:
1 - You can throw in a handful of ice. 2) You can simply chill the smoothie for a few minutes after blending. 3) You can freeze the chopped kale on a lined baking sheet for a few minutes right before adding to the blender (my preferred method).