Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

 
Message Boards
FORUM:   SparkPeople Cafe
TOPIC:  

Any vegetable-smoothie recipes?



 
 
Search the
Message Boards:
Search
      Share
Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Author: Message: Sort First Post on Top


RIVETPA
Posts: 817
1/31/13 2:03 P

when it comes to smoothies, the possibilities are just about endless!
You can search online for smoothie recipes but before long you'll be putting all kinds of combinations together.




VOXON80
SparkPoints: (9)
Fitness Minutes: (0)
Posts: 3
1/31/13 1:16 P

I forgot to mention that you can alter this basic recipe quite a bit. Instead of blueberries I frequently use a frozen tropical blend I buy at Costco. For the greens, I switch from kale to chard to collard greens. Mustard greens...not so good. Spicey! And for the banana, I've substituted a pear or apple. You also can substitute the liquid ingredients to just water or all juice or all milk.



ACYCLINGMIND
Posts: 280
1/31/13 12:59 P

Thanks Voxon, that sounds yummy; I love kale! My goal with smoothies is to eat more veggies whether they're raw or not. I have a food processor that does all my blending for me. :)



VOXON80
SparkPoints: (9)
Fitness Minutes: (0)
Posts: 3
1/31/13 11:59 A

You need a powerful blender but here are some. Btw, I wouldn't cook the vegetables. That defeats the purpose of haveing a raw smoothie:

1c. Blueberries, 1/2 c. Milk or alternative milk, 1/2c. Juice, a handful of kale, 1 banana

Sometimes I add 1 small peeled uncooked beet.



ACYCLINGMIND
Posts: 280
1/31/13 11:45 A

I like a sweet drink that's not too chunk. Do you have any recipes that could suit a sweet tooth but still add a few veggies to the daily quota? I've tried adding cooked carrot to blueberries and coconut milk. WOW YUM!



 
Page: 1 of (1)  
Search  



Share


 
Diet Resources: wellness program manager | wellness program proposal | wellness program incentives