Tuesday, January 14, 2014

~Five SMOOTHIES with FIVE ingredients or less~






~Smoothie Recipes~



Each one of these smoothie recipes only require a few ingredients & thus are EASY to make!
Try using the snack size ones for that 3/4pm lull that most of us have...instead of reaching for another cup of java! I usually have smoothies first thing in the morn, or as meal replacements on occasion. 
Note: ALL smoothies are DAIRY & GLUTEN free!

Afternoon Refresher (snack)

handful of frozen mango
handful of frozen strawberries (or blueberries)
about 1 cup of fresh organic spinach
water to desired consistency



Peanut Butter Parfait (snack)

1 frozen banana
2 spoonfuls of organic peanut butter
1 cup of almond milk
honey to taste
add water/milk to desired consistency




Greenie Goodness (snack)

large handful of organic spinach
large handful of frozen mango
1/2 fresh avocado
water to taste



Soft & Smooth (meal)

2 teaspoons extra virgin coconut oil
1/2 avocado
1/2 frozen banana
1 teaspoon flax seed (ground)
almond milk to desired consistency
honey to taste



Let's Get Going (meal)

1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup frozen blueberries (or other berry)
1 teaspoon flax seed (ground)
1/2 cup or more almond milk (to desired consistency)
1-2 scoops dairy-free protein powder of choice
honey to taste



Meal smoothies incorporate both fats & proteins whereas the snack ones do not.




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17 comments:

  1. These smoothies sound delicious. I especially love the sound of the peanut butter parfait one. I would love for you to stop by and share on my weekly recipe linky, Kids and a Mom in the Kitchen
    http://totsandme.blogspot.com/2014/01/kids-and-mom-in-kitchen-68-baked-oatmeal.html
    Have a great day!

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  2. Thanks for stopping by and sharing on Kids and a Mom in the Kitchen. I hope to see you back again. My linky goes live on Fridays.
    Have a great day!

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  3. These sound really good. I can't wait to try them. Thanks for linking up with "Try a New Recipe Tuesday." I hope you will be able to join us again this week. :-) http://our4kiddos.blogspot.com/2014/01/try-new-recipe-tuesday-january-21.html

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  4. The Afternoon Refresher is just delicious and so is the Let's Get Going. I just have to pin this so I can remember how to make these. Thank you so much!

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  5. I picked the same 2 as Joanna - the Afternoon Refresher and Let's Get Going. They sound absolutely delicious and I look forward to trying them both!

    Thanks so much for sharing on Turn It Up Tuesday! We love having you! :)

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  6. Hello I'm coming over from MMM link up. I'm one of your newest blog followers.
    I love smoothies I 'll have to try a few of these. Thank you for sharing.
    Kim ~ This Ole Mom

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    1. Thanks Kim for stopping by & the follow :)

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  7. Thanks for sharing these - always looking for new smoothies to try.

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  8. Sounds so good! Thanks for posting on the Four Seasons Blog Hop! Sandra from Scrumptilicious 4 You!

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  9. Love smoothies, but love gluten and dairy free smoothies even more! Thank you for sharing. I am pinning these. :)

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  10. Every single one of these sounds delicious! I like adding milk or oj to my smoothies sometimes, but must admit I use water when I'm trying to lose the extra calories. Your pb banana smoothie is my fave!

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  11. I sooo love mango and probably could have used the afternoon refresher today. These look yummy. I look forward to trying these.

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  12. All your smoothies look amazing!! I'll be right over for my afternoon 'pick-me-up.' :)

    Thanks so much for sharing your yummy recipes at Project Inspire{d}!

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  13. The greenie goddess sounds refreshing. I really want to try the peanut butter parfait right now! My kids will thank you ;)

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