Who Doesn’t Start Their Day with Smoothies?

Well if you don’t you should try it!  Smoothies in the morning are the best way to break the fast.

A) They are easy and fast

B) They are liquid – easily digested and can pack more nutrition in than solids.

These smoothie recipes are courtesy of Oprah’s website.  To see my own creations, click here, you’ll be making refreshing smoothies and green smoothies every day of the week.

Antioxidant Smoothie Recipes

Tropical Antioxidant Smoothie

· 1 kiwi , peeled and sliced

· 1/2 cup pineapple cubes

· 1 banana (preferably frozen)

· 1/4 cup strong green tea , cooled

· 2 to 4 ice cubes

Rehydration Smoothie

· 1 cup watermelon chunks , frozen

· 1/2 cup coconut water

· 1 1/2 tsp. lime juice , from 1/2 lime

· 4 to 5 mint leaves

· 4 ice cubes

Get-Up-and-Go Protein Smoothie

· 1/4 cup brewed espresso, chilled (I recommend subbing 2 tbsp raw cacao)

· 1/2 cup vanilla soy milk, almond milk, or rice milk

· 1 Tbsp. cashew butter

· 1 large ripe banana

· 2 to 4 ice cubes

Blend and Enjoy!


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