Good Morning Smoothie

I drink this or a slight variation every morning. Sometimes I take the Vitamix on vacation so I can keep getting my fix.

Good Morning Smoothie Recipe:

  • 1 carrot washed and chopped
  • 3 celery stalks washed chopped
  • 1 banana peeled and broken up
  • 1/2 orange washed and chopped with rind
  • 3 dates seeded
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 tablespoon ginger unpeeled
  • 1/2 cup of almond milk
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 ice cubes
  • 1/2 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon flax seeds
  • 1 tablespoon hemp seeds

Put everything except for the seeds into the Vitamix blender. Turn on on Variable speed at 1 and quickly turn up to 10 and throw it into High speed. After everything is mixing together pop the opening in the lid and add the seeds. Let mix for another 20 seconds. Pour into cup. Enjoy.

For variety you can add some avocado or tofu.

The last I checked this recipe on a calorie counter it was around 400 to 500 calories with a great breakdown of protein, carbs, fat, and various nutrients that you need to get daily.

Merry Melon Medley breakfast

Went a little crazy at Sprouts last night and just started grabbing various melons: Papaya, cantaloupe, kiwi, and another one whose name fails me at the moment (it tastes like honeydew but looks like an alien egg from alpha centauri). So I chopped em up sprinkled a bit of salt and lemon juice on em and have enough for a couple days eating.

Gets better as they sit and stew in their juices.