Avocado Strawberry Smoothie Recipe -½ 12 oz avocado 4 oz fresh strawberries 1 tbsp honey 1 small frozen or fresh banana 2 tbsp water 1 tsp lemon juice Instructions Cut the avocado in half and remove the seed. Use a spoon to scoop out the avocado flesh. Combine the avocado, strawberries, honey, water, lemon juice and banana in a blender and puree until smooth. Serve immediately.
I will admit, I didn't set out to make a cocktail for the blog this week. I just happened to have 2 mint plants sitting around, begging to be used. And while there are many recipes that call for mint, I kept thinking about the upcoming Kentucky Derby. While a mint julep would be fun (and expected), I wanted to do something else. This is sort of a twist on a Tom Collins, using lemon instead of lime and adding tasty blackberries and mint. This takes the classic gin and tonic to a whole ne...
Beet & Carrot Smoothie 1 small red beet 1 medium-size carrot, peeled and coarsely chopped 1 sweet apple 1 ripe pear 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger 1. Steam beets and carrots until tender, about 10 minutes. Let cool to room temperature. 2. Combine beets, carrot, apple, pear, juice, ginger, and 2 cups water in a blender; blend until smooth.