Posts tagged "smoothie/shake"
Avocado Mango Smoothie

Avocado Mango Smoothie

Whew! If I was complaining about having a cold Memorial Day weekend, the last two days have made me shut my trap. New Jersey has been hit by 90+ degrees of pure heat. It feels like a sweat lodge…so much so, that I’ve been “forced” to spend long lunches on the beach so I could...
Banana Pomegranate Smoothie

Banana Pomegranate Smoothie

Woa. As soon as I sat down to write this shpeal, I realized I hadn’t posted a smoothie recipe since last February! That’s crazy. It’s time to change this drought! So…this weekend I made a delicious smoothie with banana and some pomegranate juice (I’ve been on a pomegranate kick all year and have been trying...
Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Smoothies are a dime a dozen, but one that fills you up, tastes delicious, and is healthy…well that’s pretty rare. The combination of peanut butter and bananas can never go wrong, and in this recipe they’re blended to silky smooth perfection. The smoothie gets thick, creamy, and decadent while giving you the necessary nutrition to...
Mom’s Almond Soy Fruit Smoothie

Mom’s Almond Soy Fruit Smoothie

Although I do most of the cooking for my family, my mom insists she makes the best smoothies. She blends together three different kinds of berries, almonds, and soy milk. Toss in a splash of vanilla and you’re good to go! I usually make my smoothies with juice, but her recipe is pretty good so...
Cucumber Pineapple Mint Icy

Cucumber Pineapple Mint Icy

We’ve all had one of those days where we just want to lay around and dream of being pampered. I took that longing and decided to surprise my family with a light spa-inspired icy beverage! The mint is cooling, cucumber refreshing, and pineapple is sweet. I added in some honey for my father (he has...
Basil and Strawberry Milkshake

Basil and Strawberry Milkshake

We always have strawberries and basil at my house. Usually I use basil for savory dishes, but every now and then I like to toss it into something sweet to surprise my parents. The basil brightens the flavor of the strawberries, while adding that little touch of something-something people don’t expect in a milkshake. Consider...
Kiwi Mango Banana Smoothie

Kiwi Mango Banana Smoothie

Growing up, my mom always used to tell me I didn’t eat enough fruit….so I started blending fruit with ice cream, milk, or orange juice to make her happy. I fell in love with tropical fruit smoothies during the summer, so whenever I need a burst of summertime, I whip together one of these delicious...
Blueberry Lemon Icy Smoothie

Blueberry Lemon Icy Smoothie

I don’t like eating big breakfasts…so when I eat in the morning, it needs to be light and something that won’t weigh me down. Because of that, a quick smoothie is great…especially when it’s really icy. I’m trying to get more blueberries into my diet, so I thought a blueberry smoothie would be great. I...
Cherry Banana Smoothie

Cherry Banana Smoothie

This smoothie is so thick and creamy that you’ll think you’re eating a dessert…but it’s also so healthy! No sugar is added, just the natural sweetness of fruit. Drink it as a smoothie or freeze into popsicles, either way it’s a delicious treat. ¾ cup cherries (pitted) 1 banana ½ cup ice cubes 1 vanilla...
Mixed Berry Smoothie

Mixed Berry Smoothie

My mom loves to start her day with a fruit smoothie. It’s a healthy meal/snack that gets you energized while tasting great. She likes this smoothie with vanilla flavored soy milk, but I opt for regular milk and a dash of vanilla flavoring. Try this recipe out when you need a healthy kick! 1 ½...