{a week of vitamix smoothies – day four : blueberries, spinach, dates, orange juice}

29 Aug

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this one was definitely green… albeit an odd shade…

tasted great, though!

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– frozen blueberries

– frozen raspberries

– fresh spinach

– 2 pitted dates {could substitute honey or agave}

– lots of orange juice

– few splashes almond milk

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i usually use more “milk” than juice, but i wanted to switch it up this time….

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i bought a TON of blueberries on a one-day sale and froze them. when they are in season, they still taste great, but the freezing process zaps some of the sweetness. Β the dates really help sweeten without overpowering.

drink the rainbow! πŸ˜€

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4 Responses to “{a week of vitamix smoothies – day four : blueberries, spinach, dates, orange juice}”

  1. Pacific Merchants August 29, 2013 at 11:27 am #

    You’re right, that IS an odd green. My smoothie today was Spinach, cucumber, zucchini, tangerine, peach, and flaxseed. SO good.

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    • cooking with audrey August 31, 2013 at 11:20 am #

      very cool. i have started adding in other veggies, recently… took me a while πŸ˜‰

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  2. Chocolate Covered Race Medals August 29, 2013 at 11:35 am #

    What an unexpected color for everything you squeezed in there!

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  3. cooking with audrey August 29, 2013 at 11:39 am #

    yeah… i’m starting to think the flax seeds make the difference. i don’t really measure, i just toss some in… sometimes it’s more than others πŸ˜‰

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