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Sunday, August 5, 2012

Green Smoothie Habit --Day 4 & 5

It's been a busy couple of days with extra kiddos in the house and lots of fun activities.  These two recipes were ones we shared for dinner, so I didn't get my usual dosage, but it was still better than nothing.

Day 4 -- Sorrel Green Smoothie
1 cup plain yogurt
plums -- several little Italian ones
frozen pineapple
frozen strawberries
big handful of sorrel
approx 1 TBSP of honey to off-set the tartness of the plain yogurt and sorrel

We got sorrel in our CSA box, and this was a fun way to use it.  It also makes delicious pesto. Just substitute sorrel for basil and it's a quick topping for fish or chicken. 

Day 5 -- Produce Drawer Green Smoothie

This was empty out the produce drawer day.

1 orange
1 apple
plums (we got 7 pints in our CSA box)
entire bag of frozen mixed berries
lots and lots of beet greens -- turned the smoothie dark purple.  One little guest had a lovely purple mustache. 

Everyone loved this smoothie, so I think my underhanded attempt to get extra leafy goodness into them worked. 


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