Tag: breakfast

Green monster… take two!

Green monster… take two!
October 2, 2010
In the kitchen

I love these drinks in the morning. Today, I put 1 cup of filtered water which gave it a thinner more juice-like texture, banana, strawberries, spinach, flax seeds, a drizzle of agave, ashwagandha powder, and some herbs. I also added a teaspoon of unsweetened coconut which probably does more to the flavor than the agave. The flax seeds seem to be the cause of the unappealing color until enough spinach is added. Absolutely delicious!  (You see DD’s “pink monster” in the picture.) Check out this blog for wonderful vegan recipes and plenty of monster recipes: Oh She Glows! Check out her pumpkin pie monster recipe… yum! In passing, a plug for what is now my best friend in the kitchen: the Tribest personal blender with mason jar attachment (shown with the PBA-free container).   Makes individual smoothies easily, quickly and a cinch to clean.  I still need to test the …Read more

The Green Monster…

The Green Monster…
October 2, 2010
In the kitchen

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. Albert Camus Fall is showing its colors even though the weather is unseasonably muggy and shorts are appropriate attire in spite of the rain… I love this time of year, a transition season like spring: we wound down and nature goes into hibernation after the most beautiful show of color. Today, DD and I changed our breakfast routine and added a smoothie to our usual fare. I found an intriguing recipe on the net: the green monster! Make sure to investigate the other links on the blog to a series of other interesting sites on gluten-free cooking and vegan/vegetarian lifestyle. I needed to add leafy greens to my morning meal and though this would be an quick and easy way. Most of the recipes I found include a form of milk which I need to avoid for now, water …Read more