This dairy-free creamsicle smoothie (think Orange Julius with a little more oomph) uses puréed whole kumquats for the citrus component, providing a bright, tart, complex flavor.
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This dairy-free creamsicle smoothie (think Orange Julius with a little more oomph) uses puréed whole kumquats for the citrus component.
I'm on Team Savory Breakfast—anyone else with me? I'm far more interested in spicy chilaquiles than sweet French toast, and I've even been known to garnish my oatmeal with a little sriracha; I like to start my day with a little heat. This smoothie satisfies all my breakfast desires with a spicy kick of jalapeño, creamy avocado, a hearty helping of greens, plus some tropical flavors to round things out.
This smoothie satisfies all my not-too-sweet breakfast desires with a spicy kick of jalapeño, creamy avocado, a hearty helping of greens, and some tropical flavors to round things out. The end result is a slightly-tart, veggie-packed, green smoothie that doesn't taste too 'green.'
After the crown roast of pork, the Christmas goose, and the ham, after the plates upon plates of cookies and pies and cheesecakes, it can feel good to whip out the blender come January 1st, and make breakfast something bright, fresh, and light.
Inspired by coquito, the Puerto Rican holiday punch, this rich dairy- and egg-free smoothie is a great way to start a winter morning.
Inspired by coquito, the Puerto Rican holiday punch, this creamy dairy-free, egg-free smoothie is delicious way to start your day with plenty of eggnog flavor.
Kefir is great straight out of the bottle, adding yogurty tang and lots of richness to a smoothie. But freezing it helps you make frosty, incredibly creamy milkshake-like smoothies with fresh fruit—without the diluting affects of water-based ice cubes.
A thick, frosty blueberry shake made with frozen kefir cubes and fresh ginger.
A sophisticated take on peaches and cream, this 3-ingredient smoothie combines fresh peaches, basil, and frozen kefir cubes.
Fresh raspberries and mint are blended with cubes of frozen kefir plus a little honey for balance in this frosty, fresh smoothie.
This subtly sweet smoothie gets a flavor boost from matcha powder and extra creaminess from frozen banana.
This subtly sweet vegan smoothie makes the perfect summer breakfast: ultra-creamy with a hint of grassy green tea powder, it's delicious enough to double as dessert.
I maintain that green smoothies should be fun, friendly, and easy to like. This combination of frozen banana, fresh peach, coconut water (or pineapple juice), and mild but plentiful baby spinach is jazzed up with lime and cilantro. It's creamy from the banana and just the right thickness to sip through a straw.
The balanced and decidedly tropical flavors of this friendly green smoothie are just the ticket to a relaxed state of mind.
You might worry that this ingredient mix would lead you to something resembling guacamole, but never fear: I assure you that the final result isn't something you'd put on chips or tacos.
Summer's the time to break out the blender for morning smoothies—the weather's hot and the fruit is ripe. Get out of your berry-and-yogurt rut with this ultra-creamy smoothie using a usually-savory ingredient: avocado.
This breakfast drink blends your morning joe right in there with the fruit and nuts.
When the weather's warm, a cold blender drink makes the perfect breakfast. This one even blends your morning joe right in there with the fruit and nuts.
This smoothie is a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and a glass of milk all in one.