Category Archives: Beverages/Smoothies

Banana-Oat Smoothie

Smoothies are great on hot summer days and they make an easy, quick breakfast. This Banana-Oat Smoothie is made with ingredients I always have on hand and you probably do, too—a banana, rolled oats, low-fat Greek yogurt, milk, honey, and cinnamon. Not only does it taste great, it’s a yummy way to get some oatmeal into your diet! 🙂

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Strawberry-Honey Agua Fresca

While thumbing through a magazine the other day, I found a little note about Agua Fresca and how you could blend watermelon, cucumber, or cantaloupe with lime juice and a little sugar, then strain and serve over ice. That reminded me of an Agua Fresca recipe I made a few years back. It’s made a little differently–—I used strawberries and didn’t strain it. I also used honey instead of sugar. 

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Orange Pear Kale Green Smoothie

I still had some extra kale after making my Roasted Veggie and Kale Salad, so I thought I’d make a smoothie with some of it! I had read awhile back that kale has 10 times the vitamin C, 4 times the vitamin A, almost 2 times the vitamin K, and more calcium and vitamin B6 than spinach does. If that’s true, kale is definitely super-nutritious!

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Turmeric Golden Milk Tea Latte

Did you know that the month of January is National Hot Tea Month and that January 12 is National Hot Tea Day? If you’re a tea-lover, that’s something to celebrate! And in honor of these events, I found a recipe for a Turmeric Golden Milk Tea Latte over at StashTea.com—it inspired me to make my own version, and I’m sharing it with you in this post so you can enjoy it and get in on the celebration! 🙂

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

I mostly make smoothies in the spring and summer, but after making this Pumpkin Pie Smoothie, I may be making more of them in the autumn! It’s always nice to have a healthier treat like this that has the flavors of fall!

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