I’ve worked out a new smoothie method, which is infinitely better than the hand blender method I had been using.
First I dump some almond milk and kale in my new Oster (with a glass–not plastic, yay!– beaker) and whir it around until it all the kale is completely ground into the milk.
Dump in frozen fruit (bananas and pineapples here), ground flaxseed, blend, and sip!
So much less work than my past smoothies!
I love smoothies. More specifically, I love my smoothies. Jamba Juice and Smoothie King are okay, but I think mine are much better. Probably because I use all fruit and no yogurt, sherbet, or weird filler stuff.
This particular smoothie has frozen organic strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries, in addition to almond milk*, and organic baby spinach. I swap the fruit out according to what is in my freezer. Frozen peaches, mangoes, and bananas are delicious too.
*I like to use almond, coconut, or soy milk, but use whatever works for you. Rice or dairy milk will be great too if that’s what you like. If you want to be really decadent, you could use chocolate almond or soy milk with frozen bananas or berries. It’s like the most delicious milkshake on earth. And much less guilt inducing than a real milkshake.
I use an immersion blender like this:
Fill up the measuring cup with spinach and fruit…
Pour in some milk…
Blend, blend, blend…
And there it is!
What are your favorite smoothie combinations?