• Recipe: Kristen's Go To Green Smoothie

    Happy Friday everyone!

     Today we are sharing a green smoothie recipe with you! Kristen makes this almost every morning. Green Smoothies are a great way to start your day! They are quick and are super healthy! (Depending what you put in them!)  We love smoothies because you can throw anything (well almost!) in the blender and have a filling “meal.” The problem we’ve noticed and have heard is that people have a hard time masking the taste of the leafy greens. This recipe promises to do just that! It’s nutrious and sweet! Try trading this one day for your breakfast, or even as an afternoon snack!

    Kristen’s Go To Green Smoothie

    You will need…

    • 1 banana
    • 2 Stalks of Kale (remove leaves from the stems)
    • 1 generous handful of Spinach
    • 1 small handful (palm size) of blueberries
    • 1-2 spoonfuls of ground Flaxseed
    • 2 spoonfuls of Hemp Protein Powder (This is optional, we think it adds great flavor to the smoothie in addition to the protein but the smoothie will still have a great taste if you choose to not use this ingredient.)
    • ½ cup of Orange Juice
    • ½ cup of water
    • 3 large ice cubes

     

    Let’s make this baby!

    • Start with putting your banana in followed by the leafy greens and the rest of the ingredients!
    • Blend and Enjoy!

    **Note**

    • If you don’t have orange juice you can always cut up a large orange (We prefer Valencia oranges.) and replace the ½ cup of orange juice with more water.
    • If you want extra sweetness or an additional flavor, you can add a ½ of a peach.
    • If you find your smoothie is coming out more liquidy and you want a thicker consistency you can add more leafy greens!
    • Another option is adding a spoonful of tahini. You can use this instead of the protein powder or in addition to. This will also make your smoothie thicker.

     

     

  • Recipe: Mint Shake and Smoothie

    Smoothies and Shakes are some of my favorite things to make and get creative with! You can put almost anything you want in the blender together and just drink and go! I LOVE that! With the summer heat here, it inspired us even more for something refreshing and mint was the perfect contender as the main ingredient for these drinks! First up “Minty” Shake!

    “Minty” Shake

    Ingredients:

    • 1 Large Banana
    • 2 Handfuls of Spinach
    • 3 Spoonfuls of  SoDelicious Coconut Mint Ice Cream
    • 2 Dates
    • 1 Splash of SoDelicious Coconut Milk
    • 2 Spoonfuls of Coconut Meat from a Young Thai Coconut
    • ½ Cup of Coconut Water from Coconut
    • 6 Large Mint Leaves

    Notes:

    • The great thing about this ice cream is it is dairy free, soy free, gluten free and has no added sugar! (Not to mention it's super good!!)
    • Recipe makes 14oz.
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    The next recipe is for those of you who want to make the minty shake but either don’t want to have the ice cream in it, are cutting back on sugar or want something that isn’t so dessert like. This recipe could really be eaten anytime of day even morning if you’d like!

    “Minty Smooth” Smoothie

    Ingredients:

    • 1 Large Banana
    • ¼ Cup Coconut Milk
    • 1 Large Soaked Date
    • 1 Generous Handful of Spinach
    • 2 Spoonfuls of Coconut Meat from a Young Thai Coconut
    • ¼ Coconut Water from Coconut
    • 3 or more (depending on how minty you like things) Large Mint Leaves
    • 3 Large Ice Cubes

    Notes!

    • Recipe makes 14oz.
    • Add more mint leaves for more minty flavor.
    • You can use ½ a banana with fewer mint leaves but it will leave you with a thinner consistency.
    • If you want to use a full banana with 3-4 mint leaves you will have a thicker/more minty smoothie!

    Let’s Make This!

    Put everything in a blender and blend!