Saturday Smoothies: Raspberry Lemon Lurch!

This Raspberry Lemon Lurch (Smoothie) is so danged good that you will be lurching around with pleasure while you drink it, or immediately afterwards. Like. A. Zombie. A satisfied. Zombie. So, try it and get your lurch on! And no, that is not a type where I say to add a whole lemon. You really do add the whole lemon. It’s awesome!

Saturday Smoothies: Pina Colada Pizazz

Pina Colada smoothies are all over the web, but I decided that instead of trying to copy one of those, I would just use the basics (lime, coconut and pineapple) to invent my own. Adding a half of a lime — peel and all — is one of the tweaks that makes this my favorite smoothie ever. You can add rum if you’re making these for a party… or just leave it as it — excellently awesome and full of pizazz!

Saturday Smoothies: Pumpkin Pie Perfection

If you can find canned pumpkin puree in your local market, don’t wait til cold weather to make this smoothie. It’s UNbelievably delicious. Yes, I know it’s the middle of summer and pumpkin pies are an Autumn thing. But cold creamy smoothies are a thing of any season, and today I happened to have a can of pumpkin puree and two young ladies who say they love, love, love pumpkin pie, so …

Saturday Smoothies: Chocolate (non-diary) Cream

This smoothie truly tastes like a chocolate milkshake, even though it has no ice cream — in fact, no dairy at all. It also has no added sweeteners. Frozen bananas and coconut milk create a sweet, smooth creaminess. Use vanilla and a smidge of almond flavoring to make it really yummy. Raw almonds add protein. Unsweetened cocoa elevates this smoothie into the realm of the gods!

Saturday Smoothies: Peach Lemon Lift

Wow! Talk about an energy lift — this smoothie has zing that’ll lift the whole rest of your day while filling you up and making you healthier. Can’t get any better than that. Adding whole lemon slices — peel and all — really gives this smoothie an amazing lemonadey flavor. The lemon and peaches are a yummy combination — they get along well.

Saturday Smoothies: Blueberry Bomba

Blueberries turn everything purple — tongues, fingers, lips. Purple is good. It’s the color your hands turn when you’ve been scrounging in the blackberry patch in August. It’s the color of some of my favorite garden blossoms It’s a royal color, so make this smoothie and imagine yourself a king or queen. Because you are.

Saturday Smoothies: Peach Almond Raspberry Grin

Pink is pretty. It’s also full of anti-oxidant phytochemicals that are just plain old GOOD for you. This smoothie is loaded with raspberries, and berries are some of the highest antioxidant foods on Earth. Peaches are a very high-nutrition-density food, so are the almonds in this smoothie. This smoothie will make you smile. Check out the recipe.