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”

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”

Yin Yang Mango Pineapple Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 small mango, frozen 3/4-1 C pineapple, frozen 1 or 2 bananas, frozen 1 in. finger ginger 1-2 C kale, chard, spinach mix, packed 1-2 C water 1 Tbsp. chia seeds Directions: For a layered smoothie, add 1/2 or 1 whole banana to the blender with the kale mix, 1/2-1 C water, and gingerContinue reading “Yin Yang Mango Pineapple Smoothie”

Mango Matcha Smoothie

It seems that all of my natural remedies for sinus pressure and congestion are working (see previous two blog posts), because when I woke up this morning, I had some of my taste back and even have more energy! To keep myself properly nourished while my immune system recovers, I added some extra fruit toContinue reading “Mango Matcha Smoothie”

Zingiberaceae (ginger family) Wellness Smoothie

I’m still feeling under the weather, but this zingiberaceae (ginger family, which includes ginger and turmeric, and is well known for reducing inflammation) smoothie that I put together this morning actually seems to be helping with the inflammation of my sinuses, along with the Olbas cough syrup that I picked up from Outpost yesterday [whichContinue reading “Zingiberaceae (ginger family) Wellness Smoothie”