Persimmon Spinach Smoothie

If you’ve never had a persimmon, this beautiful smoothie is a wonderful introduction.  The recipe calls for Fuyu persimmons, the flatter ones that look like orange tomatoes, rather than the pointed ones.  Choose Fuyu persimmons that are soft to the touch and ripe, rather than too firm, and go for the richest orange color. 1 banana… Read more

Green Smoothie for Athletes

1 cup spinach 1 cup chard 1 cup collard 1 stalk celery 1 banana 1 pear 1 peach, pitted ½ avocado 2 cups fresh (or frozen) blueberries 4 Medjool dates, pitted 2 Tablespoons bee pollen (optional) 2 cups water Add water as needed and blend to a desired consistency. Spirulina has a distinctive taste and… Read more

The Green Machine Smoothie

Gorgeous and green, this smoothie provides some excellent fruit antioxidants as well as powerful spirulina. 1 1/2 cups water or a tea that you love 11/2 medium apples, cored and diced 1 1/2 medium oranges, peeled and seeded 1-4 handful fresh spinach leaves 1 1/2 Tbs spirulina or blue-green algae 1 Tbs chia seeds 2… Read more