Start the morning right with this health-packed green apple smoothie. You can't even taste the kale. Promise.
1 cup coconut milk, beverage (from Tetra Pak)
1 tbsp extra-virgin coconut oil
2 cups fresh pineapple, diced
2 apples, peeled, cored and cut into pieces
2 cups packed baby kale
1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
1 cup ice cubes
Combine all ingredients minus ice in a blender. Process until smooth. Add ice cubes and pulse to crush, then run the motor until ice is fully combined.
Protein 2g, Carbohydrates 24g, Fat 5g, Fibre 3g, Sodium 52mg.
Adding a bit of ice to this smoothie makes it seem like a slushie served for breakfast.
Originally published in the Today's Parent September 2014 issue.