Category: Beverages


Best Green Smoothies: Banana-Pineapple Green Smoothie

This particular vegan smoothie recipe comes from Tracy Russell’s new book, The Best Green Smoothies On The Planet. This insightful book is chockfull of 150 vegan smoothies recipes. Think about this: you could enjoy a different smoothie every day and it would take you 5 months to get back around to the first smoothie you […]

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Sweet Blueberry Pancake Smoothies

For the past few mornings, we’ve been slurping on sweet, purple Blueberry Pancake Smoothies. Kickoff your day with some antioxidants, potassium, calcium, B12 (from the fortified milk), fiber, protein, plus other good-for-you phytonutrients. Whole food plant geek, hot wife, awesome mom & camera ham. FOLLOW ME for practical plant-based cooking, cookbook reviews and a good […]

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Vietnamese Cinnamon Banana Smoothie

My Dearest Smoothie-Lovin Friend, You have GOT to get your hands on some Vietnamese Cinnamon! I found some in the bulk spice section of H.E.B. Central Market. My aunt found a bottle from McCormick’s at Krogers. So, it’s not a totally rare item.  This stuff is cinnamon on steroids. It makes regular cinnamon smell like […]

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peach cobbler smoothie recipe

Peach Cobbler Smoothie

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Cucumber Lime Juice

Cucumber Lime Juice is both refreshing and tart.  Definitely a combination to be enjoyed on a hot summer’s day.

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The Creeper

The Creeper.  Looks funny. Tastes GREAT!  The cherries really help to mask the hemp powder and spinach, as well as, sweeten the deal.  I called this blend The Creeper to lure my Minecraft fanatical family into drinking it.  It worked! Once they tasted how sweet it was, they didn’t care about the weird color.

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The Orange Jillius

The Orange Jillius, a reminder of the old mall days, when we bought hit singles on 45s, picked out our favorite bands to be ironed on a T-shirt, then did laps around the mall to be seen.  

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Get your day going with a Purple Power Smoothie.

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Protein Pumped Pumpkin Smoothie

Want more out of your morning smoothie?  Try this protein pumped pumpkin smoothie; it’s as if you’re drinking a pumpkin pie. CAUTION: Drinking truly healthy smoothies is addictive.  Will cause you to have longer lasting energy, and feel good about yourself, which in turn leads to reduced stress and the uncontrollable urge to smile.

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pumpkin smoothie recipe

Creamoalicious Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Indulge your craving for pumpkin pie with this super easy, creamoalicious pumpkin pie smoothie recipe.  Guaranteed to get you in the mood for the holidays.  Feel free to drink it for breakfast, snack or as a dessert.  It’s awesome anytime of the day or year.

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Chocolate Banana Cinnamon Smoothie

I make Chocolate Banana Cinnamon Smoothies to slip extra servings of raw spinach to my family.  I know it’s intimidating to think of drinking spinach.  Trust me on this tip: use dark chocolate almond milk, a dash of cinnamon and you will never know there’s spinach in your glass.

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Chocolate Dipped Fruit Smoothie

Chocolate is a real treat for me.  I’m careful not to be a glutton. I take serious thought as to how I’m going to indulge myself without creating an extra bulge around myself.  Here lately, I’ve taken a fancy to sipping on dark chocolate almond milk as an after dinner dessert.  This morning, I decided […]

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whole plant-based food recipes

Pink Banana Mango Smoothie

I like to throw mangos into my smoothies for an extra creamy texture with a hint of the tropics.  For an extra boost to your nutrition intake, add 2 to 3 tablespoons of fresh ground flaxseed.

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Creamy Peach Banana Smoothie

With the peaches in season, we have been enjoying our fair share of various peach recipes.  We enjoyed frozen pureed peaches, peach ice cream, fresh peaches and these creamy peach banana smoothies.  I’m so glad we picked enough to last us through the winter.  When temperatures begin to cool down, I’ll bake up a peach […]

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Strawberry-banana-smoothie recipe

Creamy Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberry smoothies aren’t always the sweetest or have that creamy malt texture I expect.  My go-to remedy is to add one or two cold or frozen bananas.  The addition of ground flaxseed doubles the protein, dietary fiber, calcium and iron.  For those watching their fat intake for their hearts, leave out the flaxseed.  Substitute non-dairy […]

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