Chocolate Covered Cherry Green Smoothie Recipe

Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie

I love fresh cherries! They are one of my favorite fruits. I buy them in bulk while they are in season and freeze them for later use. I also use the frozen cherries in my favorite vegan cherry ice cream recipe! Cherries are loaded with antioxidants. They also contain beta carotene, vitamin C, potassium, magnesium, […]

Papaya-Strawberry Beta-Carotene Blast Smoothie

Strawberry-papaya-smoothie

This smoothie is absolutely delicious! I call these types of recipes “tropical fusion” because they blend flavors from the tropics with local, seasonal fruits and veggies. I added a carrot to this smoothie to boost the vitamin A content. Your body converts the beta-carotene in fruits and vegetables into vitamin A. Carotenoids in carrots also […]

Almond-Peach-Strawberry Green Smoothie Recipe with Chia Seeds

Peach Strawberry Green Smoothie

I made this tasty peach and strawberry green smoothie the other day and shared it with my 11 month old son. He is turning into quite the smoothie drinker! I can’t believe my baby is almost a year old!!! I added some chia seeds for the additional protein and a healthy dose of omega-3’s. Just […]

Cocoa-Berry Chia Smoothie Recipe

Not every smoothie I make is a green smoothie. Sometimes I just want some color, and to indulge in the unadulterated goodness of sweet, refreshing fruit – and chocolate! This cocoa-berry smoothie recipe with chia seeds and almond milk hits the spot on a warm summer day. Raw cacao (chocolate) adds minerals and antioxidants while […]

Mango-Basil Green Smoothie Recipe

Mango-Basil Smoothie

Here’s a delicious green smoothie that blends my favorite tropical fruits with an ingredient you don’t usually associate with a smoothie – basil! The basil goes really well with the pineapple and mango in this smoothie. I only added 5 leaves and it didn’t overpower the smoothie. Adding herbs, such as basil, to your smoothies […]

Strawberry Macadamia Nut Green Smoothie Recipe

Strawberry Macadamia Nut Green Smoothie Recipe

I love playing around with different types of nuts in my green smoothies. While I’ve used macadamia nuts in raw food recipes, I haven’t really used them in smoothies yet. I thought I would give it a try. Macadamia nuts have a nice creamy texture. They are a soft nut so it’s not necessary to […]

Coconut-Kale Green Smoothie Recipe

Kale Coconut Green Smoothie

This is a great meal replacement green smoothie for weight loss, cleansing, or for when you just want something healthy. Oranges and kale are loaded with fiber, which helps support your body’s cleansing abilities! The flavor of kale can be strong for some people, so that’s why I like to use curly kale instead of […]