How’s this for a refreshing breakfast? Avocado, Kiwi, tofu, unsweetened flax milk nothing more; tangy and delicious! A simple, healthy, very easy to prepare smoothie to start your day. You can add sugar or honey if you want, but I prefer mine unsweetened. Enjoy!
- 1 cup unsweetened Flax milk (only 25 calories, 2.5 g fat, 1,200 mg omega fatty acids)
- 1 Kiwi, sliced
- Flesh of 1 ripe avocado
- raw honey or sugar (optional)
- 2 oz. soft organic tofu (for protein; optional)
- 6 ice cubes
Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour in a tumbler glass or champagne glasses if you want to serve it with style. Garnish with a slice of kiwi, flax seeds, and chia seeds. Beautiful, green goodness! Mm…mm!
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Orange juice for vitamin C, pumpkin puree and carrots for beta carotene, plus 22 grams of unsweetened organic whey protein equals delicious and healthy breakfast. Don’t you agree? 🙂
Orange, the color of fall. Here we are in unofficial fall season, but I have already started consuming pumpkins the last few days. And, here I am again with more pumpkin recipe. 😀
I haven’t been feeling well lately, so I thought of combining vitamin C and beta carotene together for a healthy breakfast to fight off a cold. I prefer my smoothie unsweetened, but you can add honey or agave if you prefer.
- 3/4 cup 100 % Orange Carrot juice
- 1 cup ice cubes
- 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 scoop organic whey protein
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Agave or honey as sweetener (optional)
Mix all the ingredients in a blender cup.
Blend and enjoy. Look at the color! It looks… so fall. 🙂
Summer is almost over, but you can still have this refreshing drink regardless of the weather. It’s really good. My son and I recommend it.
My children and I were having lunch and they wanted refills of their drinks. My older son, Justin, uttered that he was thirsty and it was okay if I were to mix his drink with the lemonade and raspberry. So, I gave him a refill. He commented it tasted like sweetened grapefruit without the tartness and was so good. He told me to post it on my blog. I was quite intrigued, so I tried it. Oh, my…it was like happiness in my mouth. It was addicting. The following day, I told my husband about it. He said it was just juice. Well, I put a glass of the citrus punch on his desk. I saw him picked it up and quaffing the punch. I wanted to tease him about it, but I held my tongue. 🙂
This refreshing drink would be great at a child’s birthday party.
Here’s a pitcher of Citrus punch I placed in the fridge, so I could pour myself a glass whenever I get thirsty. Cheers! 🙂
*Note: If you want to make this drink ahead of time, I don’t recommend adding the citrus fruits in the mixture overnight. The tartness of the rind overwhelms the punch. Cut them ahead of time and add them just before you serve it.
- 2 cups fresh squeezed orange juice
- 4 cups lemonade with raspberry
- 4 cups ice cubes
- 1 cup Seagram’s ginger ale
- 1 cup pineapple-orange juice
- 1 cup fresh raspberries
- 1 cup pineapple chunks
- 1 lime, cut crosswise
- 1 orange, cut crosswise
- 1 lemon, cut crosswise
- Mint leaves for garnish
Combine lemonade with raspberry, ginger ale, pineapple orange juice and orange juice in a punch bowl with ice. Add all the cut citrus and fresh raspberries and pineapple. Stir and serve.
Ingredients for a single serving:
- 1/4 cup of orange juice
- 1/2 cup of raspberry lemonade
- 2 tablespoons Seagram’s ginger ale
- 2 tablespoons Pineapple Orange juice
- 1 cup of ice
- All the additions you desire (mint leaves, lime, orange, lemons, and raspberries)
Mix the first four ingredients in a tall glass (16 oz.) Add the ice cubes. Stir and quaff. 🙂 You can also make Punch Tea using this recipe. Just add your favorite tea and forget about it. 🙂