Tastes-Like-Ice-Cream Kale Green Smoothie

Makes Two 16-Ounce Glasses | 10 mins
  • 1/4 cup (43g) firmly packed chopped pitted dates
  • 1 cup (240ml) filtered water
  • 1/2 teaspoon probiotic powder (optional)
  • 1 cup (25g) torn-up curly green kale leaves
  • 1/2 cup (70g) raw unsalted cashews, soaked
  • 2 medium-sized bananas
  • Pinch of Celtic sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon natural vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 cups (250g) ice cubes

Optional Boosters

  • 1 tablespoon flax oil
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon wheatgrass powder

Place the chopped pitted dates in a small bowl. Cover them with the 1 cup of filtered water, and allow to sit for about 20 minutes to soften.

Pour the dates and water into the blender, add the other ingredients, and blast on high for 30 to 60 seconds until smooth and creamy.

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Tess Masters is an actor, presenter, cook, lifestyle personality, and author of The Blender Girl, The Blender Girl Smoothies, The Perfect Blend, and creator of The Blender Girl Smoothies App with Random House. She shares her enthusiasm for healthy living with quick easy recipes you can whip up in a blender at theblendergirl.com. Her healthy fast food uses gluten-free, plant-based, whole food ingredients. With blending as her guiding metaphor in life, Tess combines varied ideas and concepts, notes and flavors, and philosophies and cultures to find her perfect blend for healthy and happiness, asking readers, “What’s Your Perfect Blend?”


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