Pineapple and banana make a kale smoothie delicious tasting – almost like having a dessert for breakfast or lunch. Try combining pineapple and mango — also yummy.

Makes 1 16-ounce serving, or 2 smaller servings

  • 1 1/2 cups kale leaves or baby kale (stalks removed, rinsed)
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks, and any juice
  • 4 pitted, dried dates
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Optional additons: 1 tablespoon ground flax seed, 1 tablespoon unsweetened coconut flakes

1. Put the ingredients into your blender, and blend from low to high until smooth and creamy. The dates should be unnoticeable.