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Easy Banana Kale Smoothie Recipe

smoothie kale banana

Looking for a creamy recipe with the added goodness found in greens and flaxseed?

This kale and banana smoothie recipe is an easy way to boost your energy and nutritional intake.

What I like about this green smoothie is that it's green without the bitterness that some green smoothies can have.

Pardon the pun, but it is a smooth smoothie. For those of you looking to ease into greens, this could be a good way to start.

Of course, everyone's tastes are different so you might need to adjust the ingredient ratio until you find something that suits you.

Banana Kale Smoothie

A banana kale smoothie is a great way to start your day with a burst of energy and nutrients. The kale provides essential vitamins like vitamin C, while the banana adds a natural sweetness and creaminess. This kale smoothie recipe is perfect for a healthy breakfast or snack.

Creating the Perfect Smoothie with Frozen Bananas

Using frozen bananas in your green smoothie recipe is an easy way to achieve a creamy texture. Peel and cut the bananas into chunks before freezing them. Using a ripe banana gives your smoothie extra sweetness. The frozen banana adds more than natural sweetness it also creates a colder smoothie. Combine this with kale leaves and a high-powered blender to whip up a healthy breakfast smoothie.

Balancing Flavours with Maple Syrup

If you find your kale smoothie has a bitter taste, add a dash of maple syrup. It can make a big difference. Maple syrup is a natural sweetener that complements the flavour of greens. Natural sweeteners make your smoothie more palatable while still keeping it healthy.

Thicker or Thinner Smoothies

Depending on your preference, you can adjust the consistency of your smoothie. For a thicker smoothie, use more frozen ingredients like frozen fruit and ice cubes. To create a thinner smoothie, add more liquid such as coconut milk, almond milk, or oat milk. This flexibility allows you to customize your smoothie to your liking, ensuring you get the perfect smoothie.

Adding Extra Nutrients

Add foods that give extra nutrients like protein powder or peanut butter. These ingredients not only add a layer of flavour but also increase the smoothie’s health benefits. For a vegan option, opt for unsweetened peanut butter or almond butter. These additions are especially useful if you follow a high calorie diet and need more protein and healthy fats.

This kale and banana smoothie recipe is an easy way to boost your energy and nutritional intake.

The kale banana smoothie recipe will provide you with a good amount of vitamins A, C, and K from the kale and bananas, along with potassium, calcium, and magnesium. An added bonus with many benefits is the flaxseeds.

Flaxseeds contribute omega-3 fatty acids and additional fibre. To read about Flax's health benefits click the hyperlink.

Using Leafy Greens

Including leafy greens like raw kale or baby kale in your smoothies boosts the nutritional value. Kale is full of vitamin C and fibre, which are essential for maintaining good health. If you find the taste of raw kale too strong, frozen kale can be a milder option.

Healthy Add-Ins

To make your smoothie even more nutritious, consider adding chia seeds or hemp seeds. These seeds are a great source of fibre and protein, helping you feel full longer. Vanilla protein powder is another excellent addition for a plant-based protein boost. Sunflower seed butter or cashew milk can also enhance the creaminess of your smoothie.

Perfect for Breakfast

This easy banana kale smoothie is a perfect healthy breakfast option. It's low in calories yet packed with fibre and antioxidants. Whether you use fresh or frozen ingredients, this smoothie is a delicious and nutritious way to start your day. If you have leftover smoothie, you can store it in the fridge for a quick snack later.

Smoothie Recipe: Kale Banana Breeze

smoothie kale banana ingredients


Serves 2

  • 2 bananas 3 cups of kale

  • 2 cups of coconut water

  • 1 tablespoon of flaxseed

  • 2 dried dates for sweetness (optional, add 20 calories per date)


smoothie kale banana

  1. Peel the bananas and chop them.

  2. Wash and chop the kale.

  3. Add all ingredients to the blender, and blend until smooth. Serve and enjoy!


I hope you enjoy this energy and nutrient-rich smoothie. Be sure to check out my other recipes.


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