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We can never have enough options for simple green smoothies to throw together with what’s in the fridge, so here’s another one for you, Babes!

This creamy kale smoothie is a simple combination of satisfying high-fiber fruits and a full serving of greens – perfect as a breakfast smoothie, balanced snack, or for post-workout!

Some almond butter (or almonds!) rounds this kale smoothie out and will help you stay fueled for another busy day!

You can easily blend kale in a Blendtec or Vitamix blender, or check out how to make green smoothies in a regular blender.

Need more suggestions for quick, easy kale smoothie recipes? The be sure to join our community! If you give this recipe a try, please rate it in the comments and let everyone know what you think! Happy Blending! 🙂

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Post-Workout Almond Kale Green Smoothie

Blender Babes
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Course Smoothie
Servings 2 cups
Calories 382 kcal


  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1 cup milk substitute of your choice
  • 1 cup of kale
  • 1 pear
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter OR 10-12 almonds
  • 1/2 cup ice more if using fresh fruit


  • Place all ingredients into the blender in the order listed, secure lid and blend until smooth.
  • For Blendtec: Press the SMOOTHIE button or blend on a Low speed for 10 seconds, then a Medium to Medium-Low speed for 10 seconds, then Medium to Medium-High speed for 40 seconds.
  • For Vitamix: Select VARIABLE, speed #1. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to VARIABLE, speed #10, then to HIGH. Blend for 45 seconds or until desired consistency is reached. Serve immediately.
  • All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments to enter our weekly photo contest! 🙂 Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes


Serving: 2gCalories: 382kcalCarbohydrates: 66.3gProtein: 8gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 0.9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 8gSodium: 235.1mgFiber: 12.6gSugar: 36.1g
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

What is there not to like about kale? It is high in calcium and chlorophyll, which prevents osteoporosis and bone loss.

Kale also promotes healthy eyes and vision as well as weight loss!

Kale is especially great in green smoothie recipes because it breaks down the fiber for easy digestion and detox.

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Post Workout Almond Kale Smoothie in a Blendtec or Vitamix by @BlenderBabes

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Tarashaun Hausner
Tarashaun Hausner
Tarashaun Hausner is the Founder and CEO of Blender Babes. A former roadshow representative for a leading blender company, Tarashaun started Blender Babes in 2012 after discovering how instrumental a high-powered blender was in getting her personal health back on track. Physically and emotionally transformed from her journey back to health, Tarashaun vowed to help others find wellness. She is committed to thoroughly test and review the best blenders and healthy lifestyle products on the market to help her community make the best choices for themselves and family. Tarashaun offers several free resources to help people use their blender to get healthy including a 7 Day Superfood Smoothie Challenge. Blender Babes has also negotiated special deals and offers for products they love most.

4 thoughts on “Post-Workout Almond Kale Green Smoothie”

    1. Hi David! Good question. We looked back at the nutritional facts calculator that we use, and the fats didn’t even add up properly! It’s safe to assume the fats are coming from the almond butter though, so just look at your almond butter and check out how much fat is in a tablespoon, and that will tell you how much fat will be in your specific smoothie. Thanks for asking! We have removed the detailed fat breakdown because it was inaccurate. Happy Blending!

  1. 5 stars
    I love the combination of pear, kale, and banana! This smoothie is a powerhouse of nutritional benefits. Would you also suggest adding a plant-based protein powder for more protein or is that “over-kill”? Thanks for sharing!

    1. Not at all Aarika! We usually only use half a scoop of protein anyway so as not to overpower all the delicious natural flavor! Let us know what you think if you try it. 🙂 HAPPY BLENDING!

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