Archive for the ‘Beverages’ Category

Oatchata from OATrageous Oatmeals by Kathy Hester

Oat-chata from OATrageous Oatmeals

Horchata is a traditional Mexican beverage made with homemade rice milk, cinnamon and sweeteners. I’ve taken liberties with it here by adding in oats and almonds. It’s amazing served over ice.

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Get Your Greens Smoothie

Here’s how I’ll be getting my pound of dark leafy greens in this week. –tortugita718

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Detox Smoothie

This makes two 3.5-cup smoothies and provides half the fruit and all the raw veggies you need on the ETL plan. Drink up! –tortugita718

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Stupendous Smoothie

This recipe is higher fat than the 15% guideline for this website; however, I feel the fat from the ground flaxseeds–which provides the adequate Omega 3s for an entire day for most of us–justifies the higher fat because it is functional nutrition. –tortugita718

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Mint Mango Lassi with Lemon Verbena

Lassi is an Indian yogurt drink that can be either sweet or salty. I like mine sweet with mango, mint and just a hint of lemon verbena.

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Blueberry Green Tea Cheap-o-chino

Just in time for the warm weather – a healthy frozen treat that doesn’t cost a fortune!

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Slow Cooker Gingerbread Latte

Make your own gourmet Gingerbread Latte at home. Pick your favorite non-dairy milk and sweetener for an inexpensive cup of fall.

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Green Goddess Smoothie

Delicious Smoothie with protein from kale

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Mango Madness Smoothie

Mango Smoothie for breakfast or snack

Creamy Pumpkin Smoothie

Pumpkin Smoothie

1 15oz can Pumpkin
1 1/2 c Soy Milk
1T. Maple Syrup or Agave Nectar…

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Southern Sunrise Smoothie

This smoothie makes me miss my days of growing up in Louisiana. It makes 6 cups, so that’s enough for me to enjoy more of it the next day :)

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Smoothie Tips

Another tip, not really a smoothie but… If you ever have too much watermelon (Seedless. Or any other melon, without the seeds.) and are afraid you won’t use it all in time take a bunch and blend it! It makes a refreshing drink and somehow is easy to eat lots of it this way.

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The Candy Floss Tart Smoothie

This is such a sugar pink colour, it glows! But don’t mess with the sweet sugary vixen lurking at the bottom of this drink — she might just turn around and bite you!

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Fruit Slurpees

We make watermelon “slurpees” all summer long. Ice + watermelon (plus a couple of spoonfuls of water to get it going )in the blender makes a yummy treat. You don’t even have to remove the seeds; they sink to the bottom of your cup. (And if you do drink a few little bits, whats a little extra fiber anyway…?) Oranges and other juicy citrus are nice, too. I also like apples + berries.

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Cantaloupe-Banana Slush

2 cups coarsely chopped cantaloupe
2 cups sliced ripe banana (about 2 medium) …

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