Monday, February 14, 2011

Nutrient Packed Smoothie

1 - 2 c. frozen fruit of choice (berries, peaches, mango, orange, etc.)
1/2 - 1 ripe banana
1/2 avocado (optional)
1/2 c. apple juice or water (if using water, add a little agave nectar, honey, or maple syrup to taste)
1/2 c. coconut milk (lite, regular, or beverage) or coconut milk yogurt
1 tbsp. flax seed mix (see recipe below)
1 tbsp. hemp seeds (or eliminate and add another tbsp. of flax mix)

Blend all until smooth. Add additional juice or water if necessary for desired consistency.

Flax Seed Mix Recipe

1/3 c. pumpkin seeds
1/3 c. sesame seeds
1/3 c. sunflower seeds
1 c. flaxseeds

Grind each (I use a coffee grinder) until very fine. Mix all in jar and store in freezer.

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