Today’s Smoothie: Farmers Market Strawberry

Strawberry lovers rejoice! This is round #2 of the unsweetened farmers market smoothie challenge. I skipped the citrus stand this time, tried strawberries from a different farmer, and grabbed several handfuls of fresh, crisp spinach leaves. I refrigerated the strawberries overnight. In the morning, I washed them, cut off the caps, and sliced them. Strawberries … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Farmers Market Strawberry

The Smoothie Diary Day # 7 and 8: Cardamom Orange and Unsweetened Farmers Market Bounty

The smoothie diary concludes with the final two recipes in eight consecutive days of morning smoothies. Based on reader feedback, day #8 shows you don’t need added sweeteners (date or lucuma powder, from my repertoire). This is especially true when you are working with fresh, seasonal fruit from your local farmers market. These two recipes … Continue reading The Smoothie Diary Day # 7 and 8: Cardamom Orange and Unsweetened Farmers Market Bounty

The Smoothie Diary: Days 3 and 4 (From Brazil to Peru)

Day #3: Wrapping up my weekday, it’s time to try something nutty in my morning smoothie routine. Eight Brazil nuts are just what this Cherry Berry Smoothie needed. Dark cherries and raspberries have a prominent place in the flavor profile, without going adding more than a cup total of these frozen fruits. Brazil nuts are … Continue reading The Smoothie Diary: Days 3 and 4 (From Brazil to Peru)