• “I Live in the Springtime” Smoothie

    Posted on April 17, 2011 by in Beverages, Breakfast n Brunch, Raw, Snacks

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    An excellent way to ring in the springtime, this satisfyingly simple green smoothie recipe will wow you with its delicious flavors and healthy ingredients. You can play around with different ingredients, but remember to keep the ratio of fruit to greens about 60-40% for a delicious smoothie. The name of this smoothie is inspired by a song by a 1960s garage rock group called The Lemon Drops. Enjoy this smoothie while listening to the song and watching the buds on the trees emerge in the warm spring air.


    1 banana
    1 mango
    1/2 cup or 1 handful of blueberries
    1-2 handfuls of spinach
    1 tbsp chia pudding (soaked chia seeds in double water for at least 15 minutes)
    1 tbsp hemp protein powder
    1 tsp spirulina
    1 tsp maca *optional
    1/2 cup water or 3 ice cubes

    Blend ingredients together in a personal blender until smooth and creamy. Top with obligatory smoothie toppings (goji berries add a nice splash of color) or even some blueberries.

    The time needed to make this recipe is under 30 minutes.

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