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

Today’s Smoothie: Sweet Cherry and Rosehips

A tasty banana blend wrapped around sweet cherries and rosehips. With an extra step and a careful hand, today’s smoothie is a festive feast for the eyes. RECIPE: Sweet Cherry and Rosehips Smoothie, by Veganbythebook MAKES: 5 cups (about 1180 ml) INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups (355 ml) unsweetened almond milk 3 tablespoons hemp seeds 1 … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Sweet Cherry and Rosehips

Today’s Smoothie: Chocolate Pineapple Kiwi

Sweet fruit and rich cocoa nibs … mmm, yummy on this sunny Christmas Eve morning. RECIPE: Chocolate Pineapple Kiwi Smoothie, by Veganbythebook MAKES: 4 cups (almost 1000 ml) INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk 2 tablespoons hemp seeds (what was left in the bag) 3 tablespoons cocoa nibs plus more for garnish (or raw … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Chocolate Pineapple Kiwi

Today’s Smoothie: Sweet Citrus and Chocolate

Mandarin orange and grapefruit wrap around a green core with cocoa nibs. RECIPE: Sweet Citrus and Chocolate Smoothie, by Veganbythebook MAKES: 4 ½ cups (about 1065 ml) INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk 3 tablespoons hemp seeds 1 teaspoon maca powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 Medjool date, pitted 1 banana, peeled and broken … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Sweet Citrus and Chocolate

Today’s Smoothie: Chocolate Peach and Blackberry

Garnished with roasted cocoa nibs, this fruity smoothie adds sparkle on a sunny morning. RECIPE: Chocolate Peach and Blackberry Smoothie, by Veganbythebook MAKES: 4 ½ cups (about 1065 ml) INGREDIENTS: 1 can (16.9 fl. oz. / 500 ml) unsweetened coconut water with pulp (I used Coconut Season brand) 3 tablespoons hemp seeds 3 heaping tablespoons … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Chocolate Peach and Blackberry

Today’s Smoothie: Cocoa Kiwi Mango with a Cayenne Kick

Sweet tropical fruit with chocolate-y richness and a cayenne kick, perfect for this rainy Friday the 13th! RECIPE: Cocoa Kiwi Mango Smoothie with a Cayenne Kick, by Veganbythebook MAKES: 4 cups (about 1000 ml) INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk 3 tablespoons hemp seeds 2 tablespoons cocoa nibs (or raw cacao nibs) 1 teaspoon … Continue reading Today’s Smoothie: Cocoa Kiwi Mango with a Cayenne Kick