Kefir Strawberry Almond Protein Vegan Smoothie Recipe

Kefir Strawberry Vegan Almond Protein Smoothie Recipe

Nutritional, healthy and overall great for you. The Strawerry Almond, Kefir protein shake recipe will have you full of energy and ready to face the world. This Vegan delight not only tastes great, but is great for you too! The Keifer Strawberry Almond Vegan Smoothie is dairy free, soy free, egg free, sugar free and gluten free – and magically delicious!

Kefir Strawberry Almond Protein Vegan Smoothie Recipe
Recipe type: Smoothie
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup raw unsweetened almond milk kefir
  • 1 cup raw unsweetened strained almond milk
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup ice (or more if using fresh berries)
  • ½ cup raw coconut meat (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp raw almond butter or more depending on your preference
  • 1 Tbsp Vega One Berry Protein Powder (optional for BE - please read note in post)
  • 1 Tbsp raw hemp seeds
  • 1 Tbsp raw chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp raw flaxseeds
  • 1 tsp alcohol-free natural vanilla extract
  • 20 drops of Sweet Leaf vanilla crème stevia OR if you are not following Body Ecology you could add a 2 - 4 pitted dates
  • pinch of Celtic sea salt
Instructions
  1. Place all of the ingredients in your Waring Blender (or any other type of blender) and blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. Tweak flavours to taste. You might like more sweetener, almond butter, ice etc.
  3. Makes about two 16-ounce glasses.

Coconut Blender Pie Recipe – Wow!

This is a super simple recipe for Impossible Blender Pie – with a coconut kick! Try this delicious recipe with these few easy steps. Best of all? No crust to make! The pie makes it’s own crust! How cool is that? Wow – Wow – Woohoo Belnder Pie!

Coconut Blender Pie Recipe - Wow!
Recipe type: Dessert
 
Ingredients
  • 4 eggs
  • 1½ c. sugar
  • ½ c. self-rising flour
  • 2 c. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ½ stick butter, melted
  • 7 oz. pkg. flaked coconut
Instructions
  1. Shove everything in the blender (keep a small handful of coconut flakes out to sprinkle on top of the pie)
  2. Blend on low speed for about 3 minutes.
  3. Pour your coconut pie mixture into a greased 9" pie pan.
  4. The Coconut Blender Pie will make it's own crust.
  5. Bake it at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove and let stand for about 5 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle remainder of coconut flakes on top of pie.

 

Enjoy!

Homemade Blender Peanut Butter

Homemade Blender Peanut Butter

Today we’re going to make some delicious homemade blender peanut butter. It’s an easy recipe to follow, very few ingredients and it is something you can play around with each time you make peanut butter to get different consistencies and decide which one you like best. Try out our recipe for Homemade Blender Peanut Butter Today!

Homemade Blender Peanut Butter
Recipe type: Peanut Butter
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Cup of Peanuts
  • 1 Tablespoon of Peanut Oil or Vegetable Oil
  • Sugar and Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Making Homemade Blender Peanut Butter is easier than you may think. First,
  2. Remove shells and skins from peanuts.
  3. Place ¼ of a cup of peanuts in blender and blend for 1 to 2 minutes or until finely chopped and just starting to cream.
  4. Pour 1 table spoon of peanut or vegetable oil into the blender.
  5. Blend until it turns into a runny liquid.
  6. Start adding the remainder of the peanuts and blend until you've almost reached the consistency you desire for your homemade peanut butter.
  7. Make sure to blend shy of your desired consistency. When you're peanut butter is almost at your desired consistency, add salt and sugar to taste and blend for another few seconds, until you've reached your desired consistency.
  8. Just remove peanut butter from the blender and store in the refrigerator!
  9. Voila - Homemade Peanut Butter! Now you can use this on toast, to make cookies, even try out this Peanut Butter Coffee Smoothie or this Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie

 

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National Margarita Day Recipe

Margarita Recipe for National Margarita Day

Today we celebrate National Margarita Day! Here is a wonderful recipe that will help you in your celebrations. This is an easy recipe for making a margarita. If you have ever wanted to try making a margarita, there’s no better day that National Margarita Day!

National Margarita Day Recipe
Recipe type: Drinks
 
Ingredients
  • 2 ounces 100 percent agave silver/blanco tequila, divided
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 4 limes, divided
  • ½ small Hamlin or Valencia orange
  • 2 tablespoons light agave nectar
  • ¾ cup ice cubes, about 3 to 4
Instructions
  1. Pour ½-ounce of the tequila into a small saucer. Spread the kosher salt in a separate small saucer. Dip the rim of a martini or other wide rimmed glass into the tequila. Lift out of the tequila and hold upside down for 10 seconds to allow for slight evaporation. Next, dip the glass into the salt to coat the rim. Set aside.
  2. Halve 2 of the limes, cut a thin slice for garnish from 1, and set aside. Juice the halved limes into the bottom of a Boston-style cocktail shaker. Cut the remaining 2 limes and the orange into quarters and add them to the juice in the shaker. Add the agave nectar to and muddle for 2 minutes until the juices are release. Strain the juice mixture through a cocktail strainer into the top of the shaker and discard the solids.
  3. Return the juice to the bottom of the shaker, add the remaining 1½ ounces of tequila and any remaining on the saucer. Add the ice to the shaker, cover and shake for 30 seconds. Strain the mixture through a cocktail strainer into the prepared glass, garnish with reserved lime slice, and serve immediately.

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Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Strawberry and Peach Smoothie Recipe

Peach and Strawberry Smoothie

Whip up a delicious strawberry and peach smoothie! This simple recipe will delight your taste buds and have your family begging for more! Deliciously flavored with peaches, strawberries, vanilla soy milk and ice cream, you’ll be glad you decided to make a smoothie for dessert tonight!

Strawberry and Peach Smoothie Recipe
Recipe type: Smoothie
 
Ingredients
  • ½ Cup of Vanilla Ice Cream
  • ¼ Cup Frozen, Sliced Strawberries
  • ¾ Cup Vanilla Flavored Soy Milk
  • 4 Fresh Strawberries, Sliced
  • 1 Small Fresh Peach, Sliced
  • Fat Free Whipped Cream (optional)
  • Cherry (optional)
Instructions
  1. Place ice cream, fresh strawberries, frozen strawberries, peach slices and milk into blender.
  2. Blend the ingredients until desired consistency is reached.
  3. Pour into large glass - top with fat free whipped cream.

I like the Kitchen Aid KSB560ER for this recipe, but of course and blender will do.

Strawberry and Banana Fruit Smoothie

Banans and Strawberries in Blender

This recipe is for a Strawberry and Banana Fruit Smoothie that will make you say Mmm Mmm MMMMM. A simple beverage that will soothe your sweet tooth while keeping your healthy lifestyle on track. If strawberries and bananas sound good now, wait until you taste this fruit smoothie!

Strawberry and Banana Fruit Smoothie
Recipe type: Smoothie
 
Ingredients
  • 1 frozen banana, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup vanilla yogurt
  • ½ cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons honey or to taste
  • Fat free whipped cream (optional)
Instructions
  1. Add 2 cups of frozen strawberries, 1 frozen - peeled and sliced banana, 1 cup of milk, ½ cup of vanilla yogurt, ½ cup of orange juice and (optional honey) to blender.
  2. Blend until desired consistency is reached.
  3. Pour into glass, top with fat free whipped cream.

*Note: I like to add a Kiwi to mine as well, it gives it a little extra zing! Speaking of Zing, check out the Vitamix 4500 TurboBlend!

Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie

Banana and Peanut Butter Smoothie

Here is a wonderful recipe for a delicious Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie. It is a simple recipe that will make your taste buds love you. If you like peanut butter and like bananas, you’ll love this recipe! The taste is very similar to what you would expect from a banana split. You can even use your Homemade Blender Peanut Butter.

Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie
 
Ingredients
  • 1 full ripe banana, quartered and frozen
  • ½ cup nonfat milk
  • ¼ cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1½ tablespoons creamy, natural, peanut butter
  • 1 Cherry (optional)
  • Whipped Cream (optional)
  • Shaved Chocolate (optional)
Instructions
  1. Simply place the banana quarters, nonfat milk, nonfat yogurt, and peanut butter into the blender and blend until you have a nice smooth consistency.
  2. You may want it a little crunchy, or you may want it extra silky - blend until you reach your desired consistency.
  3. Pour into your glass and top with whipped cream, shaved chocolate and cherry!