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Orange Peach Raspberry Smoothie - A Calculated Whisk. This orange peach raspberry smoothie is bright, easy, tasty, and full of antioxidants. Avocado and a bit of turmeric give this smoothie great depth of flavor. When I’m sick, I crave smoothies. Just thinking about blending together a bunch of vitamin-packed produce makes me feel a tad better, and my outlook only improves once I’m actually drinking it. Smoothies, especially ones that look like sunshine in a glass, also help me momentarily forget about winter. For me, they’re are an important aspect of self-care. I wanted this smoothie to have plenty of Vitamin C, so I used oranges, peaches, and raspberries. To make the smoothie pack even more of a punch, I added some turmeric and fresh ginger. The cara cara oranges I used also contributed to the hue of this drink.

What are your favorite home remedies when you’re feeling under the weather? Orange Peach Raspberry Smoothie This orange peach raspberry smoothie is bright, easy, tasty, and full of antioxidants. Author: Becky Winkler Ingredients. Mojito Green Smoothie (Dairy Free) This super easy and healthy Mojito Green Smoothie will leave you feeling energized and refreshed! In my first blog post here on The Modern Buttery, I shared a recipe for my Beet Berry Smoothie Bowl and also explained that I start almost every morning with a smoothie.

Eggs were my go-to breakfast for a long time and while I loved them I didn’t always feel great after eating them first thing in the morning. I purchased my Vitamix about 3 years ago and quickly began experimenting more with smoothies and blended green juices at home. One of the first things I noticed after having a smoothie or juice for breakfast was that my energy and digestion greatly improved. Since I most often drink smoothies as a meal—and not a snack—I find it important to make them both filling and nutrient dense with a good dose of vegetables, healthy fats and protein. Mojito Green Smoothie (Dairy Free) This super easy and healthy Mojito Green Smoothie will leave you feeling energized and refreshed!

Serves: 1 Notes. 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. 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 Information Category. Paleo Tropical Sunrise Orange, Mango, Banana, Strawberry Smoothie Recipe - American Expeditioners. Apparently there are people who stop eating when they are full. 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. For your sake, I halved this smoothie recipe to make one serving. Recipe Ingredients 1 1/2 frozen banana1/2 cup fresh orange juice3/4 cup frozen mango1/4 cup water Ingredients 2 1/2 frozen banana3/4 cup frozen strawberries1/2 cup watera couple of ice cubes Blend ingredients 1. Blend ingredients 2. Take ingredients 2 (the red mixture) that was set aside and SLOWLY pour into the serving cup.

We would love to hear from you and about your adventures! Healthy Chocolate Banana Shake. I am a big fan of fruit and chocolate together. 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. At the moment, I am obsessed with this dairy-free and no-added-sugar banana chocolate shake. I've had it at least five times a week for the past month, and it doesn't look like I'll let up any time soon.

Curious how to make one? Healthy Chocolate Banana Shake, serves one 1 frozen, ripe banana1 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cacao powder1 tablespoon almond butter (crunchy or smooth)1/3 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk The sweetness in this shake is coming from the banana, so the riper your banana is, the sweeter your shake will be.

This is seriously the kind of chocolate shake that would shock someone who doesn't know that it's healthy. Raspberry-Grapefruit Smoothie. Another day another smoothie. I’m sorry guys, but I can’t help myself. I’m in the mood for smoothies so that’s what you’re getting. I’ve made this raspberry-grapefruit smoothie several times and it’s delicious. Fresh, healthy, and well, grapefruit-y. I love pink grapefruit. In this smoothie, pink grapefruit blends perfectly with raspberries. IngredientsServes 1 Juice of 1 pink grapefruit 1 banana peeled and sliced (fresh or frozen) 1 cup raspberries (fresh or frozen)Directions Place all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.Nutrition facts One serving yields 245 calories, 1 gram of fat, 60 grams of carbs, and 3 grams of protein.

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

You can also choose between almond and coconut milk. If you’re using almond, though, make sure you check the ingredients on the carton and make sure everything is fine (many brands are full of sugar). PREP: 10 min. Ingredients 1 ½ cup almond milk or coconut milk;1 ripe banana;½ cup frozen pomegranate seeds;1 cup frozen berries; Preparation. Coconut Strawberry Lemonade. What summer afternoon would be complete without a cold glass of 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.

If you’ve really been sweating, you could also add a pinch of salt – not enough for you to taste the difference, but enough to help you recover. PREP: 10 min. Ingredients Preparation. Frozen Coconut Limeade. Throwing a party over the long weekend? Or just need a little something to jazz up your cookout? Here’s a perfect Paleo-friendly refreshment: tropical flavor and plenty of ice, with as much honey as you like to get your favorite level of sweetness. Kids will love this just as it is, but if you’re serving adults, you can also enjoy it with a dash of your favorite alcohol (vodka and rum are both good choices, or pick anything else you like). Just add 1 ounce per serving and mix it in well. Alcohol is very much a gray area when it comes to Paleo, but a small serving every now and then can definitely fit into an overall healthy lifestyle – and if you’re going to drink anyway, this is a lot better than beer or cocktails.

Of course, if you choose not to drink, the limeade is delicious without any booze at all. PREP: 15 min. Ingredients 2 ½ cups crushed ice cubes;1 cup coconut milk;1/3 cup fresh lime juice;3 tbsp. honey; (optional)Lime slices for garnishing; (optional) Preparation. 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?

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. Ingredients Preparation. 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. 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. For light afternoon refreshment, this would be perfect with some coconut squares or herb scones, especially if you’re serving guests who aren’t used to the idea of Paleo and want to see a “treat” that looks like something they’re used to. Raspberry lime Flavored Water Recipe PREP: 10 min. Ingredients Preparation. 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. People often complain that there’s not many options with it comes to Paleo drinks. The main ingredient here, lemon juice, is particularly healthy mainly because of its high vitamin C content and its relatively low fructose content. The ingredient list states portions for one serving. Makes 1 serving Ingredients 3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice;2 cups cold water;a few ice cubes;1 sprig fresh thyme per serving; Preparation.

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 home-made lemonade tops the list! 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 Preparation In a large pot combine the water, rhubarb and lemon zest. 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. They are usually a good option to get all the nutrients to kick-start your day with little effort and kids usually enjoy them very much. Serves 3 Ingredients Preparation. Morning Paleo Smoothie. In my Paleo Breakfast Ideas article, one of my recommendations was a smoothie made out of a base of either crushed ice or coconut milk. I know for a lot of people smoothies are a no-brainer, but I’m sure that having a more specific recipe will help a lot of people make the best concoctions and also give some new ideas to try out. I call the smoothie I make the power smoothie simply because it’s packed with good fats, proteins, antioxidants and flavor and is also very satisfying and will keep you going for hours. I won’t give you a recipe that’s too specific here because the possibilities are too plentiful to limit ourselves, but I’ll tell you general things I like to put in it.

Start with a base of coconut milk, I usually use a whole can.Add plenty of any fruit you’d like. I like to use frozen berries. Here you go! Banana Mango Smoothie. Spinach-Blueberry Frozen Smoothie. Watermelon Sports Drink. Coconut Milk Hot Chocolate. Frozen Coconut Strawberry Drink. Pumpkin Pie Smoothie. Frozen Chocolate Smoothie. Chocolate Avocado Strawberry Smoothie. Peach And Raspberry Lemonade. Lychee And Peach Bellini. Strawberry-Kiwi Mojito Smoothie. Pomegranate Green Tea.