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JOE ROGAN KALE GREEN SMOOTHIE SHAKE
Joe Rogan makes his kale shake almost every morning! Of course the UFC commentator and mixed martial artist learned how blending your greens makes “eating” them much easier as well as how healthy and nutritious they are for you! This vegetable drink is the perfect breakfast shake and we see why he loves it so much. Few ingredients can simply be the perfect way to introduce yourself to green smoothies, and this one packs a powerful punch! We have seen Joe Rogan use both a Vitamix and a Blendtec blender to make his kale shake, so obviously he is well aware of the two best high powered blenders out there! :)
- 8 ounces filtered water
- 4 stalks kale, organic
- 4 celery stalks, organic
- 1 cucumber, with the skin
- 1 pear, halved
- 1/2″ ginger
- Place all ingredients in the blender jar in order listed
- Blendtec: Press the WHOLE JUICE Button
- Vitamix: Select VARIABLE, speed #1. Turn on machine and quickly increase speed to #10; then to HIGH. Run for 1 1/2 minutes or until smooth.
- All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments! :) Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes
HEALTH BENEFITS & FUN FACTS
Kale is a natural cancer fighter – it contains an abundance of glucosinolate enzymes which stop cancer cells from becoming active and speeds up the removal of carcinogens from your system. An anti-cancer compound found in kale helps your liver more efficiently remove toxins and its high levels of fiber have been found to lower LDL “bad cholesterol.” Klae gives you more iron per calorie than beef and it also delivers 2g of protein per cup, makeit it a viable meat alternative. Also a wonderful non-dairy source of calcium, with more per calorie than milk and is easier for the body to digest! It also has anti-aging qualities with high levels of Vitamin C which makes fewer wrinkles and firmer, softer skin.