Ginger Cake Smoothie

The title is the only way to describe this smoothie.  Yes, it’s green but the spinach flavor in it is undetectable.  Close your eyes and it is spicy, vanilla-scented ginger cake. The mulberries give it the vanilla, cake-like flavor.  It is totally worth sourcing these little gems.  I bought them in a 2 lb bag…

Parsley Pineapple and Peach Smoothie

Another green one – but with a surprising green twist – not kale or spinach but parsley!   You need to try adding more parsley to your diet – and not just as a garnish sprinkled occasionally over a mound of lasagna.  Parsley tastes fresh, green and exciting when combined with the right fruits in a…

Tropi-Kale Smoothie

Another great way to drink your kale.  Easy, bright and green.  This smoothie includes pineapple and coconut water for a tropical flavor. Avocado provides creamy, healthy fat. Lime brightens and delivers a dose of vitamin C, along with potassium . Potassium is important for maintaining nerve function and great blood pressure levels. A fragrant, ripe…

Green Kale Lemonade

A green kale-based smoothie that is so easy to drink.  Sweet, tart and ultimately refreshing.  It is a brightening wake-up to any morning. A handful of baby kale, half of a cucumber, lemon juice and a sweet crisp variety of apple come together easily into a simple, healthy drink. Add more lemon juice for a…

The All-Green Challenge

I started drinking green smoothies first thing in the morning a few years ago.  It feels great to do something so healthy to start out – so healthy feeling in fact, that I can eat nothing but M&Ms for the rest of my day and still come out on top.  I still have a pretty…