NYPBeHealthy Recipes

Kale, Spinach and Pear Smoothie

Recipe brought to you by the Registered Dietitians of NewYork-Presbyterian.


    •  1 1/2 cups milk* (may use soy milk, skim milk, almond milk, or other non-fat, non-dairy milk**)
    •  1 heaping cup raw spinach leaves
    •  1 heaping cup raw kale leaves
    •  1/2 fresh pear, chopped
    •  1 banana, peeled, sliced, and frozen
    •  1 tablespoon maple syrup


      1.  Remove kale leaves from their center stalk and coarsely chop.
      2.  In blender, blend kale, spinach, and milk until kale is well-incorporated (no large chunks).
      3.  Stop the blender. Add banana, pear, and maple syrup and blend until smooth.
      4.  Transfer to a glass and enjoy!

      Nutrition Facts

      Amount Per Serving
      Calories 122
      Total Fat 1.9g (14% of calories from fat)
      Saturated Fat 0.3g (2% of calories from saturated fat)
      Cholesterol 0mg
      Sodium 64mg
      Total Carbs 21.7g
      Dietary Fiber 2.6g
      Protein 4.4g
      Iron 1.3mg
      Vitamin C 31mg

      *Soy milk recommended due to a higher iron content.
      **Nutrient analysis based on the use of soy milk.