14 July 2014

A Month of Smoothies: Week 2

Did you like any of last week's smoothie recipes?  I've got some kale and an overripe avocado sitting around, so here's hoping some of these will work...

Raspberry-Avocado Smoothie

1 avocado, peeled and pitted
3/4 cup orange juice
3/4 cup raspberry juice
1/2 cup frozen raspberries (not thawed)

Green Smoothie

2 ripe medium bananas
1 ripe pear or apple, peeled if desired, chopped
2 cups chopped kale leaves, tough stems removed
1/2 cup cold orange juice
1/2 cup cold water
1/4 cup ice cubes
1 tablespoon ground flaxseed

Banana Spice Smoothie

2 ripe bananas
2 cups vanilla kefir
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 cup ice cubes

Cucumber-Kale Smoothie

2 cups spinach and kale
1 frozen banana 
1 frozen cucumber 
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons honey
1 tablespoon almond butter
1 tablespoon chia seeds