For as long as I can remember, I’ve always loved daylilies. Growing up, my Mom grew them on the side of our house (and still does), and their blossoming became emblematic for the arrival of summer. As an adult, I am lucky enough to have them grow in abundance next to my own garage. TheirContinue reading “Daylily Smoothie”
The chard in my garden has grown large enough to start eating, so here’s a delicious smoothie I concocted this morning to celebrate the start of my homegrown chard season (and to get rid of the remaining frozen fruit from my last shopping trip in my freezer before I go to the grocery store today)!Continue reading ““The Bard” Gourmet Green Smoothie”
I made my very first poached egg tonight, and it actually turned out successfully thanks to a tutorial that I found from Alton Brown, and which you can also use if you follow this link: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/perfect-poached-eggs-recipe.html#! Ingredients: (*I made this recipe to serve two, with leftover rice) For sesame infused rice 1 1/2 C uncookedContinue reading “Sesame Rice Bowl”
Yet another zingiberaceae smoothie packed with anti-inflammatory goodness (especially helpful to the ladies out there experiencing cramping)! Ingredients: 2 bananas, cut into coins, frozen 1 C pineapple, diced, frozen 1-2 C spinach, packed 1/2 in. finger ginger (or about 1/2 tsp. dried ginger) 1/2 in. finger fresh turmeric (or about 1/2 tsp. dried turmeric) 1/2-1Continue reading “Pineapple Banana Spinach Zingiberaceae Smoothie”
Ingredients: 1/4 of a papaya, or about 3/4 C, diced, frozen 1 peach, pitted, sliced, frozen 1 pluot, pitted, sliced, frozen 1/2 mango, or about 1/2-3/4 C, diced, frozen 1-2 C spinach, packed about 1-1 1/2 C water for blending Directions: Blend the mango and papaya with about 1/2 C water until smooth. Empty halfContinue reading “Three Sweet P’s Sunrise Smoothie”
Try this simple smoothie recipe on a hot day for a refreshing treat! Ingredients: 1 C watermelon, frozen 1-2 kiwi, peeled, cut, frozen about 1 Tbsp. fresh peppermint 1-2 C spinach, packed 1 C water for blending Directions: Add all ingredients to blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy!
Ingredients: 1/2 mango, diced, frozen 1-2 bananas, diced, frozen 1/2 avocado 1 Medjool date, pitted 1-2 C Spinach about 1/2 C (or two very large leaves) kale 4-6 basil leaves (I use Thai basil because that’s what I have in my garden) about 1 Tbsp. fresh peppermint 1 C water for blending Directions: Although thisContinue reading “Creamy Basil Mint Mango Smoothie”
This was a surprisingly refreshing combination! Ingredients: 1/2 C pineapple, diced, frozen 1 pluot, pitted, diced, frozen 1 frozen banana 1-2 C spinach, packed 1/4-1 tsp. matcha (I used 1/4 in this particular attempt) 1/2 C unsweetened hemp milk 1/2-1 C cold water, as needed for blending Directions: Add all ingredients to blender and blendContinue reading “Pineapple Pluot Green Smoothie”
Ingredients: 2 Bananas 1/2-1 C blackberries 1-2 C spinach, packed 1-4 Tbsp. hemp protein 1 C unsweetened vanilla flax milk Directions: Add all of the ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth. Top with 1 Tbsp. of chia seeds if desired. Enjoy!
Ingredients: 2 bananas, frozen 2 pluots, pitted, frozen 1 C unsweetened vanilla flax milk 1-2 C kale, chard, spinach mix, packed 1 Tbsp. chia seeds Directions: For a layered smoothie, add all of the ingredients to the blender except the greens and chia seeds and blend until smooth. Empty half of the contents into aContinue reading “Nilla Nana Pluot Smoothie”