Shortly after we moved, I discovered the Pink Yogi Smoothie, at a local juice bar. It was so good that I immediately went home and tried to recreate this treat. A very sweet and creamy smoothie that tastes a lot like a milkshake- with less guilt and gastrointestinal distress. While I haven’t made one of these for my son, it is very satisfying and I will occasionally use it as a meal replacement for those days I’m on the run. […]
This simple smoothie works for a quick an easy breakfast, afternoon snack, or even a popsicle. I will say that it is not very sweet, so if you’re just incorporating smoothies and are looking for a sweeter option, you may want to add a little unfiltered clean apple juice to make it a little more palatable. I wouldn’t go overboard with the juice as it is a free sugar and can also contribute to yeast, imbalances, etc. This recipe can easily be modified to be used as a base for a smoothie bowl. If doing so, [...]
Ingredients 1 cup (or as much as tolerated) fresh spinach or kale (use kale for lower oxalate) 1 frozen banana 1 cup frozen mango or pineapple (50/50 works as well) 1 cup water Instructions Place greens into the bottom of the blender first, add remaining ingredients and blend in a high-powered blender on high until smooth. Microgreens and fresh ginger are a great addition to this.
Serves 2 Ingredients 1 c. raw cauliflower 1 1/2 c. raw kale or spinach (use dino kale if lower oxalate is needed) 1/2 large frozen* banana 1 1/2 c. frozen* pitted cherries 2 tbsp. raw cashews 2 tsp. cacao nibs (Amazon link for Navitas Cacao Nibs , Thrive Market link for Navitas Cacao Nibs) 3/4 – 1 c. filtered water (depending on desired thickness) Instructions Place cauliflower, greens and water in high powered blender and blend until well combined. Add remaining ingredients to cauliflower, greens & water mixture and blend until very smooth. Pour into glass cups and [...]
Another smoothie combination, thrown together for an easy breakfast or lunch! Ratios can be adjusted based on the amount of fruit tolerated and/or fresh stevia leaf (we bought our plant from Lowes) may be incorporated if you’re really scaling back on fruit. This quick option helps us to meet our goal of getting at least one green vegetable in at every meal! Serves 2 Ingredients 4 c. Organic Kale (packed) 1-1 oz. shot Organic Wheatgrass (we buy these in the frozen section of Whole Foods) 1 1/4 c. Frozen Organic Cherries (we buy these from Costco) [...]