Creamy “Orange Julius” Smoothie

Creamy “Orange Julius” Smoothie

As a kid, I remember going to Orange Julius at the mall, and getting one of their flagship smoothies.  It’s been 40 years or so but my guess is that they were based in dairy. So here’s a simple little creation for you that is AMAZING and is dairy free (as...
Pumpkin Pie Smoothie (another one!)

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie (another one!)

It’s getting to be that time of year again, when we all start craving pumpkin everything! Here’s a slightly different pumpkin smoothie that is just as delicious as the recipe we posted last fall (see here!). Pumpkin is a great source of  vitamin A...
Antioxidant Superfood Smoothie

Antioxidant Superfood Smoothie

I’ve been hearing so much about bee pollen lately I had to buy some and try it for myself. It smells sweet just like honey and is easy to add to anything just as you would chia or flaxseed. Labeled as a “superfood” bee pollen is filled with...
Pumpkin Smoothie

Pumpkin Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 cup non-dairy milk (if you use soy, be SURE it’s organic) 2 Tbsp walnuts (great source of omega 3 fatty acids) 1/2 banana 1/4 cup organic canned pumpkin 1/2 tsp each:  ginger, cinnamon 1/4 tsp each:  nutmeg, honey Directions: Add all...
Strawberry Basil Smoothie

Strawberry Basil Smoothie

Both fresh or frozen strawberries and bananas will work just fine! Some people have questioned the nutritional value of frozen fruits and veggies compared to fresh. Research has shown that it actually maintains the same nutritional value when frozen almost immediately...
Pineapple Green Smoothie

Pineapple Green Smoothie

Avocados are a nutrition powerhouse! Not only are they packed with vitamins, but compared to other fruits they are higher in protein and lower in sugar. They are also a great source of fiber and full of monounsaturated (“good”) fats which are...