Archive for the ‘Beverages’ Category

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.

Get Your Greens Smoothie

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

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

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

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.

Blueberry Green Tea Cheap-o-chino

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

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.

Green Goddess Smoothie

Delicious Smoothie with protein from kale

Mango Madness Smoothie

Mango Smoothie for breakfast or snack

Pumpkin Smoothie

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

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 🙂

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.

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!

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.

Cantaloupe-Banana Slush

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

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