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 […]

Pineapple-Broccoli Green Smoothie Recipe

Broccoli-Pineapple-smoothie

Here’s a delicious green smoothie that blends the sweet flavors of pineapple, banana and almonds while hiding the taste of mineral-rich broccoli and spinach. Pineapples also contain nutrients that may have anti-inflammatory properties. Bromelain, an enzyme found in pineapple, may also support digestion. Broccoli is a great source of calcium and antioxidants. The pineapple and […]

Guava-Carrot Smoothie Recipe with Ginger

Guava-carrot

This tropical fusion fruit smoothie is delicious! I call it “tropical fusion” because this recipe blends the exotic flavors of the tropics (guava, banana) with delectable northern peaches. The carrots and ginger accent the flavors of peach and guava or a heavenly, and healthy, blend. Carrots are extremely good for you. They have been shown […]

Pineapple-Durian Green Smoothie Recipe with Chocolate

Pineapple-Durian-smoothie

This exotically fruity green smoothie blends the creamy custard flavor of durian with the tropical flavor of pineapple. Add in a bit of raw cacao (chocolate) and this smoothie is as decadent as it is nutritious. A special ingredient in this recipe is dulse flakes. Dulse is a type of sea vegetable that provides over […]

Jackfruit Green Smoothie Recipes, Nutrition and Health Benefits

Jackfruit

The jackfruit is the largest tree-borne fruit and is native to south and southeast Asia, but is also cultivated in Central and South America, as well as Hawaii, California and Florida. Jackfruit has fibrous, starchy flesh and its green or yellow (when ripe) skin is covered in bumps. The flavor is sweet, and has been […]

Orange-Tamarind Smoothie Recipe

Orange-Tamarind-Smoothie

This smoothie is simple, but very tasty. Tamarind is slightly bitter, but it complements oranges nicely. The tamarind fruit is encased within a brown pod. Inside the pod of the tamarind is a soft, brown pulp with hard-coated black seeds. It is this pulp that people eat to get all the nutritional and health benefits […]