Power Gulp

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This green goodie sneaks in a dose of iron (you need extra during your period and pregnancy), key for healthy blood cell and muscle function. It also delivers more than your daily rec of vitamin K—another must for blood and bone health.
  • Yield: Makes 2 cups (serving size: 1 cup)

Good to Know

This green goodie sneaks in a dose of iron, key for healthy blood-cell and muscle function. It also delivers more than your daily requirement of vitamin K—another must for blood and bone health.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sliced kale (from about 3 large leaves)
  • 1 cup seedless green grapes (about 28)
  • 1 English cucumber, thickly sliced
  • 1 small Granny Smith apple (4–6 ounces), cored and cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup water

Preparation

Watch the video: How to Make Green Power Juice 

In a blender, combine kale, grapes, cucumber, apple, and water; blend, scraping down sides occasionally, until smooth. Strain juice and, if desired, thin with additional water. Before serving, garnish with a fresh kale leaf and a cucumber slice (optional). Refrigerate up to 2 days (shake before serving).

Nutrition Information

  • Calories per serving: 110
  • Fat per serving: 0.6g
  • Saturated fat per serving: 0.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.2g
  • Protein per serving: 3g
  • Carbohydrate per serving: 27g
  • Fiber per serving: 3g
  • Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
  • Iron per serving: 1mg
  • Sodium per serving: 19mg
  • Calcium per serving: 77mg