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Orange Peach Raspberry Smoothie - A Calculated Whisk. This orange peach raspberry smoothie is bright, easy, tasty, and full of antioxidants.

Orange Peach Raspberry Smoothie - A Calculated Whisk

Mojito Green Smoothie (Dairy Free) Avocado Banana Smoothie Recipe. This creamy avocado banana smoothie is "the perfect natural pick-me-up," says Rich Goldstein, owner of the Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts.

Avocado Banana Smoothie Recipe

It's also a delicious way to protect your heart: the monosaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) in avocados and potassium in bananas all offer cardiovascular support, while cinnamon can help lower LDL cholesterol levels. Even better if you're watching your waistline: MUFAs have been shown to target belly fat, so sipping on this frosty low-calorie smoothie when the temperatures rise is a good idea. Enjoy this creamy, dairy-free smoothie in the morning for breakfast or as part of a cooling lunch. Related: How Much Avocado Is Too Much?

Ingredients 3 ripe bananas 2 cups coconut water 1/2 avocado, mashed 2 tablespoons honey 12 ice cubes 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Dash of salt Banana slices and crushed almonds for topping (optional) Directions In a blender, combine bananas and coconut water. Source: Calorie Count. Paleo Tropical Sunrise Orange, Mango, Banana, Strawberry Smoothie Recipe - American Expeditioners. Apparently there are people who stop eating when they are full.

Paleo Tropical Sunrise Orange, Mango, Banana, Strawberry Smoothie Recipe - American Expeditioners

I'm not one of them. I made this smoothie before lunch, when I was hangry (being hungry = angry, therefore, hangry). Of course when I'm hangry, my mind wants to eat and destroy everything at the same time. Well, as is always the case, I was hungrier than I thought and made too much smoothie. Then I didn't want to waste what was left, so down the tummy everything went and now I feel like Violet Beauregarde when she bloats into a blueberry in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Recipe Ingredients 1. Healthy Chocolate Banana Shake. I am a big fan of fruit and chocolate together.

Healthy Chocolate Banana Shake

Like, a giant fan of it. If fruit and chocolate had a mom, I would be a bigger fan of them than their mom. However, I've changed my diet over the last year to avoid as much refined sugar and dairy as possible, so I've had to get a little creative when picking out my late-night sweet treats. Raspberry-Grapefruit Smoothie. Another day another smoothie.

Raspberry-Grapefruit Smoothie

Valentine’s Day Smoothie. Did you know that the pomegranate has been a symbol of love and fertility as far back as ancient Greece?

Valentine’s Day Smoothie

If you’re looking for an appropriate Valentine’s Day treat, you couldn’t get much more appropriate – and pomegranates aren’t the only fruit with a story to tell. Other berry meanings include raspberries (kindness) and strawberries (modesty, perfection, and “sweetness in life and character”). If that sounds like anyone you know, you might want to treat them to a taste of this simple but delicious smoothie. You can use any type of berries you want – you don’t have to go for the symbolic ones, although they do add a romantic touch.

Coconut Strawberry Lemonade. What summer afternoon would be complete without a cold glass of lemonade?

Coconut Strawberry Lemonade

There’s a classic lemonade recipe here, but if you’re looking for something a little more distinctive, why not jazz it up with some coconut and fruit? As well as being a delicious treat, this is also the ideal post-workout recovery drink for the hot summer months. A brutal WOD in a box without air conditioning, or even a quick jog in 90-degree heat can really take it out of you, and dehydration and electrolyte loss are nobody’s friends. So once you’re done sweating it out, stir up a batch of lemonade to rehydrate and replenish your electrolyte stores. Coconut water is full of potassium to help prevent muscle cramping, and the mint and citrus add a very pleasant zing. For a bit of extra flavor, this recipe calls for strawberries, but you can replace this with any type of fruit. PREP: 10 min. Ingredients Preparation. Frozen Coconut Limeade. Throwing a party over the long weekend?

Frozen Coconut Limeade

Lemon Mint Iced Tea. Most cafes and restaurants can serve you a glass of plain, unsweetened iced tea, but what if you want a little extra pizzaz without a bunch of high-fructose corn syrup, citric acid, and dubious “natural and artificial flavors” along for the ride?

Lemon Mint Iced Tea

Brew up your own tea at home, and you can get any flavoring – and any kind of tea – that strikes your fancy, with complete control over the ingredients. For this recipe, I haven’t specified any particular type of tea; use whatever tastes good to you. Black or green tea is traditional with lemon, but if you like it really minty, you could also go for a peppermint tea as the base. Or get creative with white tea, chamomile tea, or any other herbal blend that sounds good with lemon and mint: a stroll through your grocery store’s tea aisle is bound to give you at least a couple of ideas. To brew your iced tea for the best taste, start with about half the amount of water you want to use. PREP: 10 min. REFRIGERATE: 4-6hrs. Raspberry-Lime Flavored Water. If giving up Crystal Lite or Vitamin Water was the hardest part of going Paleo, here’s a recipe to make you forget all about the fake-sugar crystals and chemical “strawberry” or “fruit punch” flavor that never had anything to do with any kind of actual berry.

Raspberry-Lime Flavored Water

For a Paleo take on fruit-infused water, this drink adds sweetness with raspberries and a tart citrus flavor with quartered limes. It’s naturally refreshing and delicious, no sugar involved. To get the best possible flavor, let it sit in the fridge for several hours – the longer you let it rest, the tastier it gets. You can also refill the jar with water more than once before all the fruit flavor is exhausted. Fresh Lemonade with Thyme. We’re in the mood to celebrate! We could not be more excited to notice that we’ve reached quite an astonishing goal with the Paleo community: 50,000 followers on Facebook.

Since celebrations are in order, we decided to share this delicious and refreshing beverage recipe with you. My inspiration for this recipe comes from the unbearably hot summer days. This, and the fact that my thyme has been growing out of control in my herb garden. It’s quite simple and easy to prepare, which is one of the best things about it, as it can be whipped up in no time. Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade. It seems as though the seasons have been a little confused lately (at least where I’m from). We may just be skipping out on Spring this year and jumping right into Summer. I guess I shouldn’t really complain, as I could totally live without the rain.

But then to think of what these odd temperatures will do to my garden. It’s my first year planting all my herbs and vegetables from seed and I’ll be disappointed if mother nature is not on my side about that. Anyway, I’ve decided to embrace the warmer temperatures and bring out all my favourite summer recipes earlier. This is officially the first recipe on the website where I use rhubarb, a weird, but fascinating plant. Many people are looking for more Paleo options for drinks and beverages other than smoothies, so this is definitely one great option.

Serves 6 Ingredients 3 1/2 cups water;1 lb rhubarb, chopped into 1 inch pieces;zest of 2 lemons;3 cups fresh strawberries, halved;1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice; Preparation. Blueberry Cucumber Smoothie. The following is a very quick and simple Paleo recipe for a delicious blueberry cucumber smoothie. It might seem like an odd combination, but it’s truly delicious. Even though cucumbers are technically and botanically a fruit, they are one of the rare ones to be more on the savory side of the spectrum so they are often considered and prepared as a vegetable. A lot of people do not like to mix fruits and vegetables, because of the conflicting sweet and savory tastes, but cucumber is quite neutral in taste and it reduces a little bit the sweetness of the blueberries. If you already have the cookbook, you’re probably already quite familiar with the array of smoothie and shake recipes it contains. I’m always trying to build on that selection, because I know they have been quite popular.

Morning Paleo Smoothie. Banana Mango Smoothie. Spinach-Blueberry Frozen Smoothie. Watermelon Sports Drink. Coconut Milk Hot Chocolate. Dark chocolate is the king of Paleo indulgences and when combined with the richness of coconut milk you’re in for something really decadent. This hot chocolate is easy to prepare in a few minutes and will keep you warm during the cold winter months.

Full of good fat from the coconut and antioxidants from the high-quality dark chocolate, you won’t have to fill guilty about a hot chocolate treat for once! The best part is how easily this recipe can be adapted for different flavor profiles. Add more chocolate if you like it extra chocolaty, or ¼ tsp of peppermint extract for a peppermint hot chocolate, ½ tsp pumpkin spice for a pumpkin spice hot chocolate, and similarly for cinnamon.

Frozen Coconut Strawberry Drink. Try a different twist on strawberries, chocolate, and whipped cream with this Paleo-friendly drink. Blended frozen fruit with coconut water makes a naturally sweet base, and some coconut-milk whipped cream and chocolate sprinkles on top on top take it beyond an everyday smoothie into the realm of truly indulgent desserts. If you’ve never made coconut-milk whipped cream before, it’s not hard, but the process is a little counterintuitive. Take an unopened can of full-fat coconut milk (do not use the “lite” kind; it won’t work) and stick it in the fridge, preferably overnight. Pumpkin Pie Smoothie. The real problem with pumpkin pie from a Paleo perspective isn’t the inside – there’s nothing wrong with the pumpkin.

It’s the crust that makes things tricky. So why not get rid of the crust altogether and get straight to the good stuff? Frozen Chocolate Smoothie. Chocolate Avocado Strawberry Smoothie. Peach And Raspberry Lemonade. Lychee And Peach Bellini. Strawberry-Kiwi Mojito Smoothie. Pomegranate Green Tea.