Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Forget Sugar, Focus on Taste! Fun Spring Smoothies to Create

Fun spring smoothies!

Forget sugar but still feel full and fine!

Green Smoothie Supreme

•1/2 ripe avocado
•1 medium-ripe bananas, fresh or frozen
•1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
•2 large handfuls baby spinach
•1 large kale leaf, chopped
•1 small handful parsley, chopped
•1 1/2 cups unsweetened plant milk or coconut water
•1 tablespoon hemp or flaxseeds


Toppers:
Blackberries
Blueberries
Goji berries
Sunflower seeds
Chia seeds
Sesame seeds


*Blend all ingredients. Yield: 2 servings


Get Your Greens On! 
(Juice Cocktail)
• 1 green apple
• ½ large fennel with fonds
• 1-inch piece ginger root
• 1 large broccoli stem
• 1 rib celery
• 3 leaves kale
• ½ cucumber, peeled if not organic


*Cut produce to fit your juicer. 

Start by juicing the apple and finish with the cucumber. 
Drink as soon as possible.

Cherie Calbom is a leading authority on healthy diets, juicing, and weight loss. Known as a celebrity nutritionist, Juice Lady, and TV chef. she is a graduate of Bastyr University with a Master of Science degree in whole foods nutrition, Cherie is author of 31 books including Sugar Knockout, The Anti-Inflammation Diet, and The Juice Lady’s Big Book of Juices and Green Smoothies. No stranger to healthy diet trends, Cherie joined George Foreman as nutritionist and spokesperson in the Knockout the Fat Grilling phenomena.

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