When I became interested in homemade smoothies back in the winter, I carefully scoured the internet for recipes. As I made each one, I made a note of the ones I liked and the ones I didn't care for.
Then I got adventurous with what I put in the Vitamix. And THAT'S where the trouble started! When I found one of my own concoctions that I liked, I would forget to write down what I put in it and of course, the next time I pulled out the Vitamix, I couldn't remember what the last one was made with.
It is true that just about any fruit and/or vegetable you put in a smoothie is tasty and very nutritious, which is why I got into the smoothie craze in the first place. But everyone has their own likes and dislikes.
I just put together a very good one, which I am drinking as I write this. Here are the ingredients:
about 2 cups of loosely chopped kale
one small Empire apple
a scoop of raw honey
a scoop of coconut oil
How big is a "scoop", you ask? Well, I stick a teaspoon into the jar and whatever I come up with is a scoop!
You really don't need to fuss with exact measurements with a smoothie. And while I do have some that I like better than others, you really can't go wrong with what you throw in the blender.
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