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Saturday, March 29, 2014

Orange Apple Green Fruit Smoothie

We have been on a serious smoothie kick around here.  There's almost nothing easier to make in the morning than a smoothie.  I typically just throw anything inside and call it breakfast, but I've been trying to make a conscious effort to make more green smoothies and get better nutrition.  It's also great for Baby Skibbles because she's so picky of an eater, but she gobbles down any smoothie I put in her cup!  So I wanted to start sharing some of my recipes and hopefully inspire some others to each a little healthier! Or for those of you who loves smoothies, some new alternatives to what you already enjoy!

This one is ice, orange, avocado, and apple.  I add a tablespoon of water to get things blended but apples have a lot of juice so you don't need much. Textures of smoothies depend on the person, so if you prefer a thicker smoothie, add more ice; prefer thinner, add more liquid. 

Smoothies are great for pregnant or breastfeeding moms looking to more nutrients.  Add a tablespoon of ground flax seed to increase milk production! 

1 whole apple (seeds, stem, and core removed)
1 whole orange (peeled)
1 whole avocado (peeled)
1 cup ice
1 tbsp water

Cut apple, orange, and avocado in quarters.  Add all ingredients to blender and blend until smooth.  Enjoy!

**Tip-- Not all blenders are made equal.  You may need more liquid depending on how sharp your blades are.

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  1. This morning I made a yummy smoothie: 1 cup almond milk, 1 frozen banana, 2 Tablespoons natural peanut butter, 2 Tablespoons oat bran, and sweetener to taste. It was AWESOME!

  2. Apple, orange, and avocado...I'll have to try that! My recent favorite is with spinach, mango, and banana! So good!

  3. Such a healthy way to start the day!!

  4. I love the fruit combo of this smoothie!