Chocolate-covered Pear Smoothie

Cook's notes: I had dark chocolate almond milk on hand but not any bananas. This green smoothie recipe is definitely on the sweet side: you don't need to add any sugar, and it would be good for a smoothie beginner (you cannot taste the baby spinach at all). The oatmeal thickens the smoothie, and it …

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Green Pear Smoothie

Cook's notes: Inspired by a smoothie recipe from Terri, which was posted on Buzzfeed. It's a delicious combination, and we've made it 3 times this week already. I found that if you use fresh pear and banana, the smoothie tastes sweeter than if you freeze the fruit first. 10 oz. unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 …

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Blueberry-Cherry Spinach Smoothie

Makes about 20 oz. Similar to the Beginner's Green Smoothie but with less yogurt and almond milk and two kinds of fruit. This simple smoothie does not have extra oil, flaxseed, or banana in it. 3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1/2 cup plain, fat-free Greek yogurt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder 1 Tablespoon chunky peanut butter 1 …

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Kale Smoothie

Cook's notes: This green smoothie is very thick. Banana helps smoothe out the intense kale flavor. Serves 2 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1/2 cup water 1 teaspoon Apple Pie Spice or plain cinnamon powder 2 Tablespoons flax seeds 2 Tablespoons pecan pieces 2 Tablespoons liquid coconut oil 2 cups (60 g) baby kale 1 banana, peeled …

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