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Ingredients for the juice:

  • 3-5 kale leaves with stems
  • 1-inch piece of ginger
  • 2 limes

For chili salt:

  • 1 tablespoon sea salt, such as bourbon smoked
  • 2 shakes chili powder
  • 2 shakes paprika
  • 1 shake cayenne

For margarita:

  • Ice
  • 4 ounces tequila
  • 2 ounces orange liqueur
  • Agave, if needed


To make juice: Run kale and ginger through a juicer. Discard solids. Use a citrus press to squeeze lime juice into juice. Set aside.

To make chili salt: In a small bowl, mix salt, chili powder, paprika, and cayenne together.

To make margarita: Run lime around edges of two short cocktail glasses. Dip in salt. Fill cups with ice.

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, mix 4 ounces kale-lime juice with 4 ounces tequila and 2 ounces orange liqueur. Shake until cold. Taste, and adjust with agave, if needed. Pour into cocktail glasses, and serve immediately.