smoothie Tag

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10 Jun 3 Easy Fruit Smoothies

A few summers ago I developed 75 smoothie and juice recipes for my cookbook Smoothie-licious. Since I was working at Parents during the week I primarily tested recipes over the weekends, sometimes making 4 or 5 smoothie recipes a day. I blended, we sipped, discussed,...

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11 Mar Minty St. Patrick’s Day Shake

So many St. Patrick's Day treats for kids involve some sort of green food coloring. I am not averse to a drop or two of the fake stuff over the course of a year--especially around Christmas or Valentine's Day--but if it's not necessary I prefer to skip it, and I know many parents agree. This special smoothie from Smoothie-licious gets its gorgeous green hue from baby spinach and mint leaves. The spinach is virtually undetectable in the drink. But, if necessary, you can omit that ingredient when you tell your kids what's in their special St. Patty's breakfast or after-school snack.
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02 Nov How to Improvise a Smoothie

I woke up a few days ago knowing that I wanted smoothie for breakfast, but unsure what flavors I was craving. One thing led to another: I was running late, hadn't finished my coffee, and knew I needed to get blending asap. I spotted the half-pear left on the counter after Rosa's breakfast, glanced at my half-drunk cup of coffee, and knew I had the ingredients for a delicious drink. But how do you go from lukewarm coffee and half a fruit to a satisfying smoothie? If you know the formula, you have a pretty good shot. In the Introduction of SMOOTHIE-LICIOUS I break down the Anatomy of a Smoothie, the components that most smoothies need to come together well:
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02 Jun How to Make Smoothie Ice Pops

One of the best things about smoothies is that they make delicious smoothie ice pops with almost zero effort. Just blend and instead of drinking, pour the concoction into ice pop molds and freeze until solid. This method works with virtually any smoothie, and is a...

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