Seasons by the Sea: Recipes 05:15:14

Smoother Not Always Better

Avocado Pear Smoothie
    This recipe is from a Martha Stewart website.
    Serves four.
1 ripe avocado, peeled, pit removed
1/2 cup silken tofu
1 cup pear juice
2 Tbsp. honey
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups ice

    Puree until smooth, drink.

Green Smoothie
    Get on the kale bandwagon with this green smoothie. If you don’t care for the broccoli, add a handful of spinach instead.
    Makes two.

1/4 cup carrot juice
1/2 cup orange juice
1 cup chopped kale, stems removed
1 apple, peeled and cored
4 small broccoli florets, frozen

    Puree to desired consistency.

Almond and Kale Smoothie
    This recipe is from Gwyneth Paltrow’s book “It’s All Good.” She says “this might sound like a bummer, but it’s incredibly delicious and absolutely packed with nutrition.”
    Serves one.

1 packed cup torn kale leaves, discard thick rib in center of the leaf
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 Tbsp. almond butter
1 Tbsp. soaked raw almonds
1 date, pitted
1 Tbsp. coconut oil

    Blend everything in a powerful blender until completely smooth and drink immediately.