Smoothies are loaded with vitamins and nutrition. Everyone has their own special recipe or combination. This is more of a method than a recipe.
OATMEAL BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE
Layer ingredients like a parfait in the size of glass you want. Add oatmeal (about 1/3rd ). Top with berries, (frozen or fresh) Add ice and enough water to blend Sweeten with stevia or honey. Blend.
If you omit the oatmeal then try adding a tablespoon of whole flax seeds or flax seed meal (vitamix will grind the seeds whole). Dark leafy greens for green smoothies
Hemp - great protein source.
I gleaned the oatmeal idea from a friend. she also also adds peanut butter for protein. The protein makes this a filling meal replacement without the need for pricey protein powders.
Final note on smoothies - blenders work, but to really get pulp and seeds liquefied as well as crushing ice thoroughly - you need a powerful blender. I'm a fan of Vitamix because it is a whole food juicer. I use it once or more each day and I also use it to grind wheat into flour. It's a two in one machine which equals less clutter. It's was an investment but for me it was worth it.
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