Gourmet (South Africa) - - HOW TO DRINK -

Kale is one of the most nu­tri­ent­dense foods on the planet.

It’s packed with pow­er­ful an­tiox­i­dants, and vi­ta­mins C and K. It’s quite dif­fi­cult to break down and it doesn’t juice well, so blend­ing is the best way to get the most nu­tri­ents from it. Made with pineap­ple, ap­ple and fresh mint, get­ting your buzz on while drink­ing your greens has never tasted so good.

Serves 2

40ml Bac­ardi white rum

40ml Cîroc ap­ple vodka

70ml fresh Granny Smith

ap­ple juice

1 hand­ful of kale leaves

50g frozen pineap­ple

(2cm chunks)

6 small, fresh mint leaves

250g crushed ice pineap­ple spears and pineap­ple

wedges, to gar­nish


High-speed blender and 2 mar­tini glasses

1. Place the rum, ap­ple vodka, ap­ple juice, kale, frozen pineap­ple and mint into a high-speed blender. Blend for 1 minute, or un­til com­pletely smooth. This can take longer de­pend­ing on your blender.

2. Add the crushed ice and blend to a slushy con­sis­tency. 3. Pour into the glasses and gar­nish each one with a pineap­ple spear and a wedge of pineap­ple.

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