The Best Kale Juice Recipes You Haven’t Tried – They’re Kale-icious!

Ever get into that rut of juicing the same old kale juice recipes again and again? Well, every relationship needs an occasional re-haul and your relationship with kale is no exception.

So if you find yourself bind and bored by your kale-routine – mix it up with the top creatively healthy kale juicer recipes! They’re kale-icious!

10 Must Try Kale Juice Recipes

It is so easy to fall into a routine with just a couple of your favorite kale juice mix-ups and that can quickly make this super green feel a little bland. And nobody wants that, especially since this queen of greens has so much going for it.

Give these kale juice recipes a whirl the next time your tastebuds can use a second kale honeymoon!

1. Kale-Aid Juice Recipe

Crisp, refreshing and oh-so-good-for-you, this super-green spin on lemonade might just be the best thing you can put in your body.

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image courtesy of Elizabeth Rider

What you need:

  • 5 large kale leaves
  • 1-2 large cucumbers
  • 1 lemon (peeled)
  • 1 apple
  • 1 inch knob ginger (peeled)
  • 1-2 large ribs celery


Wash and prepare all produce then push through a juicer. Use organic produce whenever possible. Serve immediately over ice.

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Elizabeth Rider, the creator of this kale juice recipe, claims that after drinking this every day, she noticed a visible improvement in her skin, mood and energy levels. And if you are like me, who would do anything for more energy through the day, but avoiding the caffeine, you’ll generally want to juice greens…especially kale. High in vitamins and minerals, kale is a great energy booster and key source of calcium. 

2. Tropical and Sweet Kale Juice Cleanse Recipe

If you’re looking for a way to introduce kale into your juicing, or you just want to enjoy a delicious juice you’ve got to try this one!

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image courtesy of Raw Juice Cleanse Recipes

What you need:

  • 7 leaves Kale
  • 2/3 of a Pineapple
  • 1 Mango
  • 1 Orange

If you want something more precise.

  • (2 cups chopped) Kale = 3 ounces juice
  • (3 and 1/4 cups chopped) Pineapple = 10 ounces juice
  • (1 and 2/4 cups chopped) Mango = 5 ounces juice
  • (1 and 1/2 cups sliced) Orange = 6 ounces juice

Yields 24 ounces of juice.

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If you want to make your liver happy, upping your intake of kale will help. It is a fiber and sulphur powerhouse, both great in getting rid of your liver’s impurities and supplying it with what it needs to function properly. See! Kale is not used in many detox programs for no reason.

3. Kale Grape Ginger Lemon Juice Recipe

This kale juice recipe is a perfect summer staple. The ginger gives this a juice a bite. If you don’t want a kick to your juice, leave it out.

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image courtesy of Jeanette’s Healthy Living

What you need:


Feed kale, grapes and ginger through juicer feeding tube. Squeeze lemon juice into kale juice. Serve.

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This Kale Grape Ginger Lemon Juice is a great beginner green juice combination. Tip: Those of you new to green smoothies/ juices should start off with greens with a mild taste, such as collard greens and spring greens. Mustard greens and dandelion greens have stronger taste, as do herbs such as mint and parsley.

4. Kid Approved Kale Juice Recipe

Need a good, quick fix for busy mornings or for occasionally adding in certain ingredients that your kids might push away on a plate? Here’s a healthy juice recipe for your picky kid’s palate 😉

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What you need:

  • 1-2 cups loosely packed chopped kale, ribs removed (about 3-4 leaves)
  • 1 mango
  • 1 cup chopped fresh pineapple


Peel and chop the mango before juicing. Juice all the ingredients, beginning with the kale. The pineapple and mango make a super sweet juice, which the kale helps tone down (and also adds big doses of Vitamin A,C, and K).

Makes 1 8oz serving.

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Juicing is good for the whole family! It is a great way is to get lots of healthy fruits and veggies into your family, especially the kids, in a more visually appealing form. If your family is new to juicing, check out our green juicing guide:

5. Skin Rejuvenator Juice Recipe

This delicious green juice contains loads of vitamin C and antioxidants for radiant, glowing skin!! It’s also great for energy, digestion, and overall health.

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image courtesy of Linda Wagner

What you need:

  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 4 sprigs mint
  • ½ fennel bulb with greens
  • 2 stalks kale
  • 2 small green apples
  • 1 cup broccoli
  • 1 handful watercress
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 1 lemon, peeled


Run all ingredients through a juicer (check out the best juicers for greens) and enjoy! (Makes 16oz)

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Food fact: Kale is high in Vitamin A. This nutrient is necessary for the growth of bodily tissues such, including skin and hair. This antioxidant vitamin is also required for sebum production to keep skin and hair moisturized.

6. Love your Lungs Kale Juice Recipe

Looking for ways to get your lung health back on track? Add this into your juicing routine and help your lungs detox and heal.

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image courtesy of Young and Raw

What you need:

  • 3 leaves kale
  • 1 large carrot
  • 3 stalks celery
  • 1 inch slice ginger
  • 1/2 cup daikon radish
  • 1 lime, peeled


Wash your produce and run through your juicer. Drink within 15 minutes for the maximum potency, or store in an air tight jar in the fridge for up to 1 day.

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Are you a former smoker? It has been observed that those who quit even after years ago still have traces of lung damage. Actually, almost everyone, smokers and non smokers alike, have some level of lung damage. The good news is with proper nourishment and nurturing, your lungs can repair damaged tissues eventually. Numerous studies indicate the importance of fruits and vegetables in the prevention and treatment of lung disease. So juice your way to a healthy lungs!

7. Food Babe’s Kickin’ Kale Juice

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image courtesy of Food Babe

What you need:

  • 1 bunch dark lacinato kale or curly kale
  • ½ bunch celery
  • ½ bunch cilantro or parsley
  • 1 cucumber with ends removed
  • 1 lemon with peel removed
  • 2 inches of fresh ginger root
  • 1 green apple (optional for added sweetness)


Wash all vegetables thoroughly and place into a large bowl.

1. Juice each vegetable in this order – kale, cilantro/parsley, celery, ginger, cucumber, lemon

2. Stir mixture before serving

3. Clean juicer immediately.

Makes two 15 ounce servings – Sip slowly and drink with intention immediately after juicing. Can be stored in an airtight container for up to 12 hours (Some live enzymes will be lost).

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Kale is one of the most powerful plant foods in the world. 1 cup of kale contains 190% of your Vitamin A, 90% of your Vitamin C, mega doses of B6, Manganese, Calcium, Copper, and Potassium. Kale protects your eyes from the sun, preventing cataracts. Juicing kale unlocks even more power because your body is able to absorb the live enzymes and nutrients immediately without having to digest it.

8. Bright Purple Kale & Sunshine Citrus Juice

We’re on the 8th kale juice recipe but our love for kale is nowhere near over 😉 Get crazy in the kitchen and try purple kale in your next juice combined with sweet citrus.

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image courtesy of Reboot with Joe

What you need:

  • 4 purple kale (Tuscan cabbage) leaves
  • 6 large carrots
  • 2 clementines
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 in (2.5 cm) piece of fresh ginger


1. Wash all produce well.

2. Peel clementines and lemon.

3. Add all ingredients through the juicer: start with the carrots, then add the kale followed by the ginger and finally the lemon and clementines.

4. Serve and enjoy!

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When juicing, it’s key to vary the ingredients even slightly to help boost nutrient content and give your body more nutritional variety, and in this case the purple kale contains anthocyanins that are anti-inflammatory that regular green kale doesn’t have.

9. Spicy-Tart Kale Limeade

Assertive kale juice can overpower other flavors, but this refreshing and approachable kale juice blend balances and tames the deep green flavor with fresh apple juice and soothing coconut water.

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image courtesy of Serious Eats

What you need:

  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) fresh kale juice (from about 3/4 pounds kale)
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) fresh ginger juice (from about 5 ounces peeled ginger)
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) fresh apple juice (from 2 large green apples or 4 small)
  • 1/2 cup chilled coconut water

Garnish: lime slices


Mix kale juice, ginger juice, and apple juice with coconut water. Serve in tall glasses. Garnish with lime slice if desired.

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Ginger gives this tart kale limeade a spicy zing. Food fact: Gingerol is the active compound found in fresh ginger. It is chemically similar to capsaicin which is the active compound found in chili peppers.

10. Cleansing Carrot, Orange, Kale, Lemon & Ginger Juice

You know sometimes you wake up in the morning and you just feel so tired and rundown, maybe a little hungover, flu like or overly full from the night before? This juice is your cure for that feeling!

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image courtesy of Deliciously Ella

What You Need:

  • 2 oranges
  • 4 carrots
  • 2 big handfuls of kale
  • 1/2 a lemon
  • a knob of ginger about an inch long

Optional: one cucumber


1. Start by slicing the oranges in half, then cut off their skin – both the orange and the inner white layers.
2. Then put everything through the juicer – you’ll get more goodness from the kale if you juice it at the same time as the oranges or carrots as they’re so juicy!

Makes one large glass. Sip, cleanse and enjoy!

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Did you know kale also has more iron than beef and contains anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids? It’s just a powerhouse of goodness! The ginger will also help reset your digestive system. So drink up – it’ll make you look and feel amazing!

Summary of Kale Juice Recipe

There you have it. 10 recipes to try and make use of the super green food that is Kale. It is definitely not an entry-level green to try. But much like spinach, it often grows on people. Leafy green are just so healthy – it’s worth experimenting a bit until you have found a delicious recipe that will make Kale go down easier. Enjoy!

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