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Paleo Blueberry Kale Smoothie

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Last Updated on November 28, 2020

Blueberry Kale Smoothie

I don’t like to eat vegetables.  My husband is usually kind enough to remind me to eat them a couple times a week because if he doesn’t,  I will mind the month away without eating a single green.  It’s pretty sad.  However, I’m adult, or at least I’m supposed to act like one since I’m in my late 30s,  and I was happy as a clam when I read in The Paleo Approach  that you can safely eat raw greens.  I have been avoiding green smoothies like the plague because I was afraid of the goitrogenic effect of cruciferous vegetables.

So, I went to the market and picked up some baby kale and whipped up this paleo blueberry kale smoothie.   Ok, if you have not eaten a lot of greens a in while, start with spinach smoothies.   I put way too much kale in my first batch and I felt like I was drinking a swamp. It was not fun.  However, the Little drank his weight  in it.  The next time I made this I cut the kale in half and it was perfect.   The blueberries and banana pretty much were  the only thing I could taste so I was happy to up my veggie intake and have a nice drink with breakfast.

Blueberry Kale Smoothie

Blueberry Kale Smoothie
Yield: 2

Blueberry Kale Smoothie

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes


  • 1 cup of milk of choice
  • 1 large ripe banana
  • 1/2 cup of frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup of baby kale
  • 1 TBSP . gelatin


  1. Throw all the ingredients in your blender and whiz up until completely smooth.
  2. Enjoy!

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Monday 28th of April 2014

Tastes great! I substituted blackberries for blueberries. And this made one regular serving for me, not 2.

Kelly Bejelly

Monday 28th of April 2014

Yeah! I'm glad you enjoyed it Amber!


Monday 31st of March 2014

What is the gelatin for? I make my smoothies with spinach - I just can't get into kale yet... 1 cup each: orange juice pineapple juice plain greek yogurt spinach frozen berries - I use the bags of mixed berries 2 frozen bananas

Kelly Bejelly

Monday 31st of March 2014

Gelatin is seriously amazing for you! Here is a great post that shares why

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