may seem obvious to smoothie veterans out there, but in my household we only
recently made the life-changing discovery. Seriously. You know the days when
you try a different smoothie combo and you end up choking down a barely
palatable, somewhat warm (from blending) concoction? If you had added ice, it
would have been 100% easier to swallow that green awfulness.
the afore-mentioned awful smoothie more digestible? Dates. They are a great,
non-processed, natural sweetener to take the edge off less palatable flavours.
Freeze your greens!
kale than we know what to do with. This summer I started freezing it for
smoothies, and I haven’t purchased fresh kale all winter! If you don’t have a
garden, buy it when it is in season, cheaper and local, and freeze in batches. To
do so you simply blanch it, and then freeze in little pucks. Simply grab a puck & add it into your smoothie every morning. *High five*, I just saved you enough money to
go to the movies and buy a huge bag of non- GMO popcorn! 😉
can’t emphasize the importance of a good blender enough!!! We used to use a Magic Bullet and now that we have a Blendtech, we can’t afford shoes for our
youngest child, but our smoothies are amazing. It’s the difference between
choking down an unblended strawberry or a smooth ride.
|Mr. Nico enjoying some yummy healthy smoothie goodness!|
Ginger, & Green Apple Smoothie
PS- These are great for pouring into reusable pouches as mobile snacks for your little ones (like these ones from Little Green Pouch).
Looking for more great snack ideas? Check out the blog’s Yummy Mummy Recipes page! I can’t wait to share more posts from Jena soon- stay tuned!