Many times, kale and collards have thick fibrous stems. The stems, and even the leaves, can make a smoothie rather thready in texture. Those sturdy stems, however, are perfect to juice. Straight kale or collard juice is not palatable for most. Although when kale is mixed with a few other items, it becomes a dark green juice to savor and enjoy.
1/3 to ½ bunch kale
1 tangerine, peeled and seeded
½ red bell pepper, seeds removed.
2. Strain away the foam and drink immediately, or store in sealed jars in refrigerator