The common perception is that the green smoothie requires a bit of sacrifice of flavour and the yummy factor needs to go for the sake of health and goodness. This is a good example of how that does not need to be true.
A good green smoothie can be tasty and fun.
The secret to making smoothies a quick and easy process is getting organised beforehand. I store a range of frozen fruit in the freezer in recyclable plastic containers that typically contain about 250 grams of fruit.
This recipe requires three of the fruits I store in the fridge and from go to finish this is a five minute smoothie.
This is one of the more complicated smoothies I do at the weekend markets but it is also one of the most popular. The ingredients to make this smoothie are:
This makes a little more than two large smoothies or almost 1 litre of smoothie.
Marshall all the ingredients and the blender.
The way you proceed will be determined to some degree by the blender you use. Blendtek blenders have a three horse power motor so you can throw in large quantities of frozen fruit and not worry about chopping them into smallish pieces.
Combine the ingredients in a way that best suits your blender. With all blenders it should generally be:
When you have your smoothie to the required consistency pour into some nice glasses and enjoy.
Try a straw! It is not something you typically use at home but smoothies drunk through a straw are a special treat.
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