Thursday, July 28, 2016

My Smoothie Recipe

For the last two years, I have started almost every day with a smoothie.  This was a departure from a lifetime of cereal.  With one smoothie, I pack in almost a days worth of fruit, vegetables, and super foods.  They are easy to make, digest, delicious, nutritious, and portable.  I make a large one for myself to drink at breakfast and take another one to work to sip on during the morning.

My typical smoothie includes:

1 large banana
1-2 cups frozen berries
1-2 cups frozen greens (spinach or kale)
1 ginger root (about the size of the tip of your thumb)
1 tbsp tumeric
2-3 tablespoons of chia and/or flax seeds
1 lemon or lime
2-3 table spoons of tart cherry juice

I fill to almost the top of the blender with water, and blend until smooth.  Any blender will do, but I probably couldn't live without my Vitamix!

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  2. Can't run on an LSD day without first having my Ezekiel 4:9 bread toasted, spread with almond butter, and topped with sliced bananas.

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  3. Can you think of any good banana substitutes for smoothies? I have a banana allergy and SOOO many of them call for banana.

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    1. Avocado is a great substitute. Gives is a really creamy texture.

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