Today’s Smoothie: Pineapple Baby Bok Choy

Green cardamom pod, dried lemongrass, and ground cinnamon combine to create an exotic smoothie featuring baby bok choy, frozen pineapple, and avocado. A black sesame seed garnish offers a nutritional boost while creating a striking presentation. A high-speed blender helps ensure that everything except the sesame garnish is creamy and smooth, not chewy with little … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Pineapple Baby Bok Choy

Today’s Smoothie: Choco Brocco

The Choco Brocco smoothie is chock full of deliciousness and nutrition to jumpstart your day without a jolt of caffeine. Let’s do a side-by-side comparison: How much caffeine: Raw cacao (1 tablespoon)                                 12 mg Starbucks Pike Place Roast (grande, 16 oz.) 310 mg Nutrition Superstar: Broccoli (2 cups raw): 6 grams of high-quality protein … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Choco Brocco

Today’s Smoothie: Ginger Apple Moringa

Moringa is a superfood to watch for in 2018. I have seen claims that moringa leaves and moringa leaf powder are more nutrient-dense than kale. The World Health Organization promotes moringa as an answer to stave off malnutrition and to improve lactation in breastfeeding mothers in third-world countries. Moringa Leaf Nutrition Highlights: Excellent source of … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Ginger Apple Moringa

Turmeric and Black Pepper Days Continue: Is it a cinnamon apple or kiwi strawberry smoothie?

Today’s smoothie includes four items from this week’s Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) box delivery: kiwifruit, apple, mandarin orange, and lacinato kale. Thank you, Farmer Thaddeus, for helping fuel my day! A smoothie critic from Smoothie Spectator magazine might describe it thusly: The most prominent flavor notes are the apple and cinnamon, with background notes of … Continue reading Turmeric and Black Pepper Days Continue: Is it a cinnamon apple or kiwi strawberry smoothie?