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The Fat Buster Smoothie

Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger and wellness blogger with skinny tips and weight loss tricks.

Kale has become practically a staple in my morning smoothies. On it’s own it can taste odd, but in a smoothie kale’s bitterness is easy to disguise with seasonal fruits. I have fully embraced the superfood because of it’s endless benefits. To name a few? Kale prevents cancer, boosts energy, & is packed with nutrients [ Vitamin A, folic acid, calcium, Vitamin C, magnesium, & potassium ]. Kale stole my heart- & you’ll agree after you taste this delectable Fat Buster Smoothie.

Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger and wellness blogger with skinny tips and weight loss tricks.

Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger and wellness blogger with skinny tips and weight loss tricks.

Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger and wellness blogger with skinny tips and weight loss tricks.

Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger and wellness blogger with skinny tips and weight loss tricks.


Love, Lauryn



The Fat Buster Smoothie

** Serves two.

2 heaping handfuls of kale

1/2 of a small banana

1 splash water [ or ] OJ

2 scoops Greek 1% yogurt

3 large slices of pineapple

1/2 handful of blueberries

1/2 handful of ice


Throw everything in a blender [ I like the Ninja ]. Blend together. Pour in two cups and garnish with a pineapple slice.

24 comments on The Fat Buster Smoothie

  1. Laura @ A Healthy Jalapeño
    02.23.12 at 2:25 pm (4 years ago)

    Lauren this looks excellent! I use spinach and kale in so many of my morning smoothies, it’s the easiest was to sneak in my veggies first thing in the am and you can never taste them, just the sweetness of the fruit. Great smoothie!
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  2. bre
    02.23.12 at 8:11 pm (4 years ago)

    I will be making this before Friday’s workout!! Kale and Blueberry Yum Yum…..

  3. Martha
    02.25.12 at 8:38 am (4 years ago)

    This looks yummy. I learned at a Vitamix demonstration that the key to making kale and other strong greens palatable in smoothies is the fresh pineapple! Who knew?
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  4. Annie
    08.29.12 at 9:42 pm (3 years ago)

    Do you know how many calories are in this shake?

    • laurynevarts
      08.29.12 at 10:21 pm (3 years ago)

      I don’t…probably around 200. : ) xox

  5. Jessica
    10.11.12 at 2:47 pm (3 years ago)

    Looks delicious! Do you have something alongside this for breakfast or as a meal in itself?

    • laurynevarts
      10.11.12 at 10:02 pm (3 years ago)

      I usually have an egg or two with this : ). X.

  6. Amanda
    01.10.13 at 10:23 pm (3 years ago)

    Can I sub spinach for the kale?

    • Lauryn
      01.10.13 at 11:12 pm (3 years ago)

      Yes :-)!

  7. Amanda
    01.10.13 at 10:41 pm (3 years ago)

    Also, how many oz does this make?

  8. Monica
    01.30.13 at 3:01 pm (3 years ago)

    I tried that smoothly I never thought that kale and pineapple together with taste so great ,How many times a day do i need to take it to lose weight?

  9. Krystal
    02.18.13 at 9:45 am (3 years ago)

    How many OZ does this make?

  10. nat
    08.21.13 at 3:38 pm (2 years ago)

    Does this really help to loose weight?

  11. Rey
    01.06.14 at 2:32 pm (2 years ago)

    Im getting married in 5 months im 180 i NEED to lose weight and i need help!! I want to know if this works fast.

    • Lauryn
      01.06.14 at 4:15 pm (2 years ago)

      I would do the cleanse babe. Just e-mail me and I’ll send you directions! x.

    • Lorraine
      05.08.14 at 7:26 pm (2 years ago)

      Hi, please share your cleanse smoothie. Thank you

  12. Kate Launders
    01.13.14 at 12:55 pm (2 years ago)

    Need to loose weight but struggling with underactive thyroid and cravings for carbs! Any advice please

    • Lauryn
      01.13.14 at 2:18 pm (2 years ago)

      I would start with a cleanse babe : ). E-mail me for details. xx.

  13. Kim
    02.24.14 at 2:31 pm (2 years ago)

    Hi Lauryn,
    I’m interested in the cleanse recipe as well

  14. Lindsey
    03.09.14 at 8:34 pm (2 years ago)

    I’ve made something very similar, minus yogurt. I do unsweetened vanilla almond milk as my liquid. If i need to add something more sweet I’ll put a teaspoon of agave nectar. I also like to add seeds to mine, for smoothies I’ll do a half teaspoon of hemps seeds and half teaspoon of chia seeds. DELISH.


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