Thursday, May 10, 2012

Dessert Smoothie for Dinner



One of the great things about cooking mostly vegetarian/vegan meals is that it's not uncommon for us to replace a meal with a smoothie.  So why not have dinner and dessert all-in-one.

Dinner/Dessert Smoothie

1 large organic carrot
2 radishes
10 organic strawberries
1/4  cup soaked cashews
1 generous handful of baby spinach
2 bananas
6 dried turkish apricots
2 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons vanilla
1-2 servings vanilla vegan protein powder
1-2 tablespoons chia seeds
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
4 cups dairy free milk

Put ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.  I usually get the carrots and radishes going with 1 cup of milk before adding the rest, just to make sure they get pulverized (we use a Vita Mix).

After getting it smooth, it may take quite a few minutes add 8 ice cubes to cool it down.  When you have those high friction blenders they will start warming it up and you really want this smoothie cool.
                         
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2 comments:

  1. That sounds great. I like the idea of two meals rolled into one. Well, technically dessert into a full meal...but still!

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  2. Don't they say "Life is short, eat dessert first"! Haha!

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