Kale is one of the world’s best sources of Vitamin K. It is absolutely critical to blood clotting and does this by “activating” certain proteins and giving them the ability to bind calcium.
A single raw cup of kale contains almost 7 times the daily recommended amount. It also helps prevent heart disease and osteoporosis.” – Authority Nutrition
When it comes to making smoothies you truly cannot go wrong. People ask me all the time what’s in my smoothies and I have a hard time with a specific answer. I literally cram in the blender whatever is in my fridge for the week.
“Everything in the Fridge” Rise + Shine Smoothie
-1-2 cups of kale
-3/4 cup of mangoes
-handful of carrots
-half of an avocado
-half of a banana
-2 teaspoons of chia seeds
-2 teaspoons of hemp seeds
-2 teaspoons of flax seed
-1 inch of fresh turmeric or ginger root
-Juice of half a lemon to cut the earthy flavor
If you make excess smoothie, store properly in the fridge and enjoy up to 24 hrs after making!