Gingered Greens Smoothie

Before you run

As a cruciferous vegetable, kale contains compounds called glucosinolates that have been shown to have anticancer properties. Adding fresh ginger and a kiwi – which provides more than a day’s worth of vitamin C – helps soften the natural bitterness of the leafy green.


1 cup unsweetened coconut water

½ cup low-fat plain yoghurt

1 kiwi fruit, peeled

1 large kale leaf, centre rib removed

1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger

1 teaspoon honey

Pinch of salt

½ cup ice cubes


In a blender, combine the coconut water, yoghurt, kiwi, kale, ginger, honey, salt, and ice. Blend until smooth. Serves 1.

Nutrition Information

Kilojoules per serving: 787

Carbs: 38g

Fibre: 3g

Protein: 8g

Total fat: 2g

Saturated fat: 1g

Sodium: 272mg

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