Tag: bananas

Popeye’s Citrus Smoothie

I call it Popeye’s Citrus Smoothie because it has all the bright flavors of orange and strawberry, with an iron punch from the spinach. The banana really helps to bring the group together with it’s creaminess.

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Tropic Smoothie Recipe

Tropic smoothies are awesome for breakfast, snack time, and dessert.  I shared this recipe with a friend and they said it would be good with a splash of rum.  I haven’t tried their suggestion. If you try it, let me know what you think.

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Freezing Bananas For Quick Cold Smoothies – Simple Daily Recipes

A few months back, I started the habit of drinking smoothies before breakfast.  It’s now an addiction.  I can’t go forward in my day without a creamy cold smoothie.  At first, it took some planning and stumbling to get the routine down and make sure I always had a variety of ingredients on hand.  One […]

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Green Cherry Malt

This may sound like a strange combination, but trust me, it’s wonderfully sweet.  The frozen, sweet cherries and cashews together make this smoothie taste like a cherry malt. I kid you not.  The banana lends its smooth thick texture and the spinach is only noticeable by its color.

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Creamy Double Nut Smoothie

This is not a smoothie I would make if I were on a diet.  Creamy Double Nut smoothie is an indulgence for peanut butter lovers.  

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Walnut Smoothie with Bananas & Blueberries

Walnut Smoothies are my favorite breakfast drink. Bananas are a perfect match with walnuts for a creamy base and I can always have it cold thanks to the best portable ice maker that I got online.  You can top them with just about any fruit and get a new flavor each time.  Try this fruity […]

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Walnut Smoothie with Spinach and Banana

Pretty soon I’m gonna have to rename this food blog “Daily Smoothie Recipes.”  In the words of Depeche Mode, “I just can’t get enough.” HERE’S ALL IT TAKES Serves 4 1 cup walnuts 2 fistfuls baby spinach 2 small, cold bananas 1 cup frozen cherries 1 cup frozen pineapple 2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk (soy, almond, […]

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Vanilla Pecan Smoothie

This Creamy Pecan Smoothie is like drinking a caramel pecan coffee cake. I’m so glad everything in it is good for me.  It helps when I go back for seconds. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1/2 cup pecans 1/2 unsweetened coconut flakes 3 large, cold bananas 1 cup frozen pineapple 2 1/2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk (soy, […]

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Cashew Smoothie with Mixed Berries

Very light and refreshing for a breakfast smoothie recipe. I didn’t care for the blackberry seeds, but it didn’t stop me from slurpin’ it down. I finished my glass before I was ready to be finished.  HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1/2 cup raw cashews 2 cups frozen mixed berries 1 large, ripe banana 2 cups […]

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Quick Quick Fruit Salad Smoothie

The night before, I got a hankering for my favorite fruit salad.  This morning there was just enough to blend into a breakfast smoothie.  I thought it might turn out funny tasting with the pecans.  It didn’t.  It was EXCELLENT!  I couldn’t taste the pecans at all, neither could the kids. ;D heeheehee In the […]

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Walnut Smoothie with Spinach and Blueberries

Fruit and nut smoothies are my go to breakfast every morning.  Not overly sweet, highly nutritious and the kids love them. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1 cup walnuts 1 heaping handful baby spinach 1 cup frozen blueberries 1 large ripe banana 1 1/2 cups non-dairy milk (soy, almond, coconut, etc.) Blend on high in a […]

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Banana Blueberry and Spinach Smoothie

One of my favorite ways to start my day is drinking a healthy, plant-based smoothie.  Since I started eating solely whole food plant-base recipes, my outlook and health has improved dramatically.  At 44, I have more energy throughout my whole day than I did when I was thirty.  I am truly amazed and thrilled! This […]

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Walnut Smoothie with Pineapple and Strawberries

Walnut smoothies with pineapple and strawberries are a great way to start the day.  If you have picky eaters who think they don’t like walnuts, run this recipe by them, but don’t let them see you make it. ;D  Walnuts have such a mild taste that they’re easily overpowered by sweet fruits.  When you serve […]

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Walnut Smoothie with Cherries and Spinach

On the trail to eating whole food plant-based recipes, I’m discovering tastier ways to start my day.  The combination of this smoothie may sound weird, but I assure you, the flavor is OUTSTANDING!  All you can really taste is the bananas and cherries. Walnuts and spinach have such mild flavors that they’re easily overpowered by […]

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Banana Bread for Health Nuts

You might notice that I’m on a serious health kick right now.  I’ve been learning how to bake without using oils and eggs.  I love the lab results. ;D  My family can’t even tell the difference between my usual moist banana bread recipe and my new and improved, eat-it-for-breakfast, oil free, egg free, banana bread […]

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