Today’s Smoothie: Apple, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme

Imagine preparing a fabulous French meal (plant-based of course!). Rather than discarding the bouquet garni, you strip off the leaves and add the flavorful herbs to the blender jar when you are preparing your favorite smoothie. Today’s smoothie features a freshly picked apple and the raw flavors of herbs typically bundled together with twine or … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Apple, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme

Today’s Smoothie: Marbled Apple Pecan

Apple pie meets lava lamp. That’s today’s smoothie. This is the perfect blend to make a spectacular recovery if you find yourself in this situation: You’re in a rush. You’ve washed and chopped your greens and left them draining in the colander. You put everything except the greens in the blender jar. You blitz up … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Marbled Apple Pecan

Today’s Smoothie: Cuke and Zuke

Here’s a refreshing smoothie featuring two ubiquitous veggies of summer: cucumber and zucchini. Cucumber-infused water is everywhere (at least here in northern California). In the United States, August 8th was National Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day. This year, I enjoyed growing “Crystal Apple” cucumbers in my small raised garden bed. This week’s … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Cuke and Zuke

Today’s Smoothie: Chamomile Matcha Strawberry

Chamomile flowers, matcha green tea powder, and strawberries: today’s trio of smoothie deliciousness! The bananas in the freezer were super-ripe, so I had no need to add a date as a sweetener. TODAY’S VEGAN IRL STRUGGLE: Even the powerful Vitamix noisily struggled with the frozen chunks of banana, frozen strawberries, and chopped stems of broccoli … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Chamomile Matcha Strawberry