Cold Brew Smoothie

Sorry that I haven’t been posting lately, ya’ll! Although I do always try to take snaps of my creations and post them to Instagram (follow me @radiantlyliving ), I just haven’t been finding the time to post on here as well. After I compete in the in-house brewer’s cup that the coffee company that IContinue reading “Cold Brew Smoothie”

Cherry Chard Smoothie

Ingredients: 2 bananas, cut into coins, frozen 1/2-3/4 C cherries, pitted, frozen 2-4 stalks (including stems) rainbow chard 2-4 stalks (including stems) Swiss chard 4-5 pitted dates 1/2 C unsweetened vanilla coconut milk about 1/2 C water for blending Directions: For a layered smoothie: Put the bananas, dates, and coconut milk (and water, if necessary)Continue reading “Cherry Chard Smoothie”

Asian Slaw

Crisp and refreshing, this slaw-style side salad is perfect with lunch, dinner, or as a crunchy snack! Ingredients: about 4 cups finely chopped red savoy cabbage (1/4-half a small cabbage) about 3 cups finely chopped green cabbage (1/4-half a small cabbage) about 1 C finely shredded carrots (I used multicolored baby carrots) 1 small shallot,Continue reading “Asian Slaw”

“The Bard” Gourmet Green 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”

Pineapple Banana Spinach Zingiberaceae Smoothie

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”

Three Sweet P’s Sunrise 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”

Kiwi Watermelon Mint 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!

Creamy Basil Mint Mango Smoothie

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”

Pineapple Pluot Green 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”