Today’s Smoothie: Chocolate Orange

Superfood fuel that’s filled with festive flavor: try this chocolate orange smoothie today! RECIPE: Chocolate Orange Smoothie, by Veganbythebook MAKES: 4 ½ cups (about 1065 ml) INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk 3 tablespoons hemp seeds 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 1 teaspoon maca powder ½ teaspoon turmeric powder 1 Medjool date, pitted 1 banana, … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Chocolate Orange

Today’s Smoothie: Omega-3 Mandarin Orange

Chia seeds and flax seeds team up to deliver a blend of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids in this very orange-flavored green smoothie. RECIPE: Omega-3 Mandarin Orange Smoothie, by Veganbythebook MAKES: 4 cups (almost 1000 ml) INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups unsweetened coconut water (I used C2O brand) 1 tablespoon organic chia seeds 1 tablespoon ground flax … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Omega-3 Mandarin Orange

Today’s Smoothie: Almond Cilantro Kiwi

Cilantro lovers rejoice! Cilantro and kiwi from the CSA box delivery make this super-delicious. Don’t love cilantro? Try this with flat leaf parsley. RECIPE: Almond Cilantro Kiwi Smoothie, by Veganbythebook MAKES: 650 ml (about 22 fluid ounces) INGREDIENTS: 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 3 tablespoons hemp seeds 2 tablespoons raw almonds 1 teaspoon maca powder … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Almond Cilantro Kiwi

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