Month: April 2016

[Recipe] Spinach Pea and Pineapple Smoothie

I love to add a handful of those little green peas still in their plump pods to a smoothie. (Forgive me, memory fails me at the moment, what are they called?) Anyway, they give a lovely fresh taste that is just a little different from the usual spinach flavor … er, non-flavor, lol! That and…

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[Recipe] Pearing Greens in my Smoothie

Oh dear, oh dear, is that a bad pun or is that a bad pun, lol! I regularly put a handful of both spinach and kale (the pair) in my smoothies just to get the benefit all those greens give, and with a pear in this one too, well, I’m sorry, but I just couldn’t…

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[Recipe] Peach Cheesecake Smoothie

Ok, it’s not really a cheesecake because there is no crumbly crust, but then there’s no sky-high calorie count either … unless, of course, you put toooooo much honey in it, lol! Many smoothies have yogurt in them. So we’re wondering why not ring the changes and try this smoothie with cottage cheese for the…

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[Recipe] Calorie-Wise Salted Chocolate Smoothie

I’ve been such a good girl it must be time for some chocolate again, lol! But there are too many calories in a chocolate bar or a chocolate oatmeal cookie, so let’s look at a healthier option … in comes this delicious smoothie from Liz DellaCroce at TheLemonBowl. We have: sweet, ripe banana; creamy yogurt;…

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[Recipe] Fruity Beauty Smoothie

With just 150 calories of pure goodness, this nutrient rich smoothie from Lindsey Johnson at HelloGlow is great for skin. You know how it is, our skin loses it natural elasticity as we age so it’s really important not only to drink plenty, but to make sure we get the best vitamins and minerals we…

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