Smoothies are far more than your standard Orange Julius or glorified milkshake. They can be as creative and nutritious as you like, limited only by your imagination and the ingredients in your kitchen. Here’s a list to start you off
Inspired by: Sandy’s Strawberry Spinach Salad at Reluctant Entertainer Sandy’s beautiful salad looks and sounds delicious. This is my take: baby spinach raspberries, blackberries, or strawberries, or all three! red onion, thinly sliced Craisins (dried cranberries) pecans or walnuts sunflower seeds (optional) feta cheese (optional) Newman’s Own Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette
Breakfast this morning included 3 cups of spinach and a beet. Nutritionally superior to your typical breakfast, but not everyone wants salad first thing in the morning. This is where smoothies come in.
I managed to capture this morning’s smoothie on camera (i.e., I remembered to take a picture before I drank it all). I was so excited to have actual (okay, actual approximate) quantities, I forgot to monitor the amount of liquid. This one is worth trying if you like chocolate. There’s something about chocolate that pairs […]
Pete is a peanut butter fiend. He tried these at a New Year’s Eve party and loved them. Their creator, Ellen, was kind enough to share the recipe. Here it is in her own words. Thanks, Ellen! 1 ½ cup peanut butter (use good quality) 1 ½ cup butter 1 ½ cup graham cracker crumbs […]