Farm Fresh Kale and Cacao Smoothie

Updated: Sep 9, 2018

I have so much kale on the farm these days it is crazy! So this morning before I headed off to the microbial research lab I threw a quick smoothie together that I drank on my way to work. I must say I was impressed and wanted to share it with you all.

This morning I craved some sweetness and chocolate. So I decided to make a healthy compromise. Rather than indulging in high processed sugars that all cereals and granola mixes have in the store, I whipped up this easy plant-based breakfast that has the guilty chocolate sweetness, but all with wholesome gut-friendly ingredients.

Try the recipe below and let me know what you think!


Farm Fresh Kale and Cacao Smoothie


1 c. Fresh Kale

1 c. Frozen peeled apple slices

1/2 c. frozen blueberries

1/2 c. frozen strawberries

1 Tbl ground flax seed

1 tsp organic cacao powder

1/4 tsp cinnamon

1 Tbl local organic honey

1 c. organic soymilk

Blend all together until smooth. Makes 1-2 servings.

Pour into your favorite drinking receptacle and enjoy :)

Happy farm fresh drinking!

Peace, love, and light,

<3 Ariel Zimmerlein

written July 26, 2018

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