This kale mango smoothie is the perfect solution to fit in your daily dose of fruits and veggies. It’s made with sweet mango, leafy green kale, perfectly-ripened bananas, and just a dash of honey, all blended together with orange juice.
This smoothie tastes so good, you’ll forget it’s also super healthy. It’s loaded with disease-fighting antioxidants, fiber, and essential vitamins and minerals.
If the funky green color didn’t give it away, you would never be able to guess that this smoothie provides a day’s worth of vitamin C, not to mention tons of vitamin A, potassium, calcium, and iron.
This mango and kale smoothie is perfect for convincing your kids or picky eaters that eating healthy can be delicious!
What You Need to Make This Kale Mango Smoothie
There are only 5 ingredients required for this smoothie, and all can easily be found at your local grocery store. This smoothie is 100% vegan and can be made with fresh or frozen fruit.
For the kale, your grocery store may have several different options. Between curly kale, dino kale, or purple kale, it really doesn’t matter which you choose. Just remember to destem your kale before blending.
As for the mango, I’m using frozen because I find it to be the most convenient option, but fresh is great too. The same goes for your bananas—I’ll be using fresh today.
Don’t have orange juice? No worries! You can use water, dairy milk, or non-dairy milk, whichever is convenient for you.
The honey can also be swapped for agave nectar or maple syrup.
- Liquid of choice (water, dairy milk, non-dairy milk, or orange juice)
I’ve gone ahead and listed some other optional ingredients you can incorporate into this recipe if you want to switch it up. If using additional liquid or yogurt, reduce the liquid in the recipe by the same proportion:
- ½ cup coconut milk
- ¼- ½ of an avocado
- 1 inch peeled ginger or 1 teaspoon ginger powder
- 1 scoop of protein powder
- 2 tablespoons hemp seeds
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- ½ cup greek yogurt
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
How To Make This Kale Mango Smoothie
First, combine all ingredients into a blender, reserving ½ of a cup of liquid.
Next, blend while adding more liquid as necessary until you have reached your desired consistency.
Then, pour your completed and delicious smoothie into your desired container and serve.
That’s it! In just a couple of minutes, you’ll be enjoying your kale mango smoothie. This smoothie is the perfect no-mess, no-fuss solution to getting in your daily fruits and veggies, all while being sweet and delicious.
Are smoothies with kale good for you?
Yes1 Kale is one of the healthiest leafy greens around. It’s packed with antioxidants, fiber, vitamins A, C, K, and potassium—the list goes on and on. I love adding kale to my smoothies. If you add enough fruit and perhaps a dash of something sweet, you won’t even be able to tell that it’s in there. (Source)
How many calories are in a mango and kale smoothie?
This smoothie recipe has approximately 345 calories per serving (1- 24 oz. smoothie) but you can easily reduce the calorie content by swapping orange juice for water and using a low-calorie sweetener.
Kale Mango Smoothie
- 1 cup mango
- 2-3 leaves kale destemmed
- 1 medium banana
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1 ½ cups cups liquid of choice (dairy milk, non-dairy milk, orange juice, or water)
- Combine all ingredients in a blender, reserving ½ cup of liquid.
- Blend until desired consistency, adding more liquid as necessary.
- Pour into your desired container and serve.
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Olivia has been in love with all things food and libations for nearly a decade. When she’s not cooking up new recipes, she enjoys bikepacking, wine tasting, crocheting, and traveling in her camper van up and down the Pacific Northwest.