Month: April 2016

[Recipe] Fresh Shoots and Pear Green Smoothie

This is a delicious and refreshing smoothie recipe from Heather Crosby at YumUniverse - see the end of the post for the recipe details. I love including pear in my smoothies and the addition of pea shoots adds a surprising extra layer of flavor. I’d assumed I’d need a large helping of peas themselves, but…

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[Recipe] Grape Parsley Green Smoothie

i put grapes in a smoothie for the first time recently and it was very good. I also love parsley and frequently have green stains on my wooden chopping board as I prepare to add it to various dishes. In this recipe, Tess TheBlenderGirl adds it to her smoothie - recipe details are at the…

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[Recipe] Sugar-Free Antioxidant-Rich Smoothie

It doesn’t have to be winter for a cold to hit, it can happen at any time of year. But whether you feel one coming or not, and just want a refreshing drink, check out this smoothie recipe from Camilla at PowerHungry. (You’ll find it at the end of the post.) It has three simple,…

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[Recipe] Chocolate Smoothie with Secret Greens

I haven’t had a chocolate smoothie for ages … it must be more than a week since my last one. A chocolate smoothie with hidden greens is a win-win situation, don’t you think? A healthy dose of chocolate with it’s antioxidant properties and a great way to get the family - not to mention me!…

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[Recipe] Coconut Apple Green Smoothie

Coconut is sooo good not only for adding flavor but because of all the nutrients it contains. Things like fibre, loads of vitamins like C, E, B1, B3, B5 and B6; minerals, too, including iron, selenium, sodium, calcium, magnesium, copper, potassium and phosphorous. The lauric acid, one of the medium chain saturated fatty acids (MCFAs)…

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