Today’s Smoothie: Beetroot and Collard Greens

Take a walk on the savory side. Today’s smoothie was my welcome-back-to-the-workweek breakfast. One large red beet and two large leaves of collards are gently sweetened with one banana and a Medjool date. RECIPE: Beetroot Smoothie with Collard Greens, by Veganbythebook MAKES: 3 ½ cups (820 ml) INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups (355 ml) unsweetened coconut … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Beetroot and Collard Greens

Today’s Smoothie: Lemon Kiwi with Cilantro

Let the lemon series continue! When your kind co-worker brings you a bag of home-grown lemons, make several delicious lemony smoothies! Switch up the ingredients for varied taste and health-promoting nutrients. RECIPE: Lemon Kiwi Smoothie with Cilantro, by Veganbythebook MAKES: 3 1/2 cups (830 ml) INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups (355 ml) unsweetened coconut water (I … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Lemon Kiwi with Cilantro

Today’s Smoothie: Orange Beetroot

One large, raw red beetroot makes a colorful splash in today’s smoothie with the sweet taste of freshly picked navel oranges. Switching up the color in your daily smoothie helps ensure you are taking in a wide-range of health-promoting nutrients (rather than the same nutrients every morning). Be sure to scrub your unpeeled red beet … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Orange Beetroot

Today’s Smoothie: Chocolate Blueberry Blast

Coconut water adds a flavor blast. Rolled oats add creaminess. Enjoy today’s chocolate blueberry smoothie! RECIPE: Chocolate Blueberry Blast Smoothie, by Veganbythebook MAKES: 4 cups (almost 1000 ml) INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups (355 ml) unsweetened coconut water (I used Naked brand, which has very prominent coconut taste) 3 tablespoons hemp seeds 3 tablespoons rolled oats … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Chocolate Blueberry Blast

Today’s Smoothie: Cinnamon Apple Orange

Basic ingredients. Delicious flavor. You don’t have to break the bank buying ingredients for a tasty, health-promoting smoothie. Hemp seeds are the primary protein source in today’s smoothie: 10 grams per 3 tablespoons. I invested $9.99 at my local Grocery Outlet store for a package that will last me for about 22 smoothies. Hemp cost … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Cinnamon Apple Orange

Today’s Smoothie: Cinnamon Apple Kiwi

Cinnamon apple with sweet, ripe kiwi fruit. RECIPE: Cinnamon Apple Kiwi Smoothie, by Veganbythebook MAKES: 4 3/4 cups (about 1125 ml) INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups (355 ml) unsweetened almond milk 3 tablespoons hemp seeds ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 2 Medjool dates, pitted 2 cups chopped broccoli (mostly stalks) 3 kiwi fruits, … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Cinnamon Apple Kiwi

Today’s Smoothie: Purple Power

A delicious, citrusy morning concoction with the antioxidant power of purple cabbage. RECIPE: Purple Power Smoothie, by Veganbythebook MAKES: 4 1/2 cups (about 1065 ml) INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups (355 ml) unsweetened almond milk 3 tablespoons hemp seeds 1 teaspoon maca powder ½ teaspoon turmeric powder ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 2 Medjool dates, pitted 1 … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Purple Power