Discussion in 'Dancers Anonymous' started by samina, Nov 29, 2006.
Heck, I think it would be fun to start photosynthesizing for energy
had plain watermelon smoothies all day today... awesome for hot weather.
fwiw, the black seeds in the original watermelons (if you can still find them) are nutritious & edible. my rinky-dink blender can't break them down, tho... ah well, they settle to the bottom, no prob.
I'm not bothering to add mango anymore...kind of pointless, it seems.
Wash parsley more thoroughly...something is a touch gritty, and that's the only thing I can think of.
Interesting...grapefruit start, parsley finish...bitter.
Finally broke down and tried these. (Once Peaches had been a guinea pig for them, I figured it was safe )
Spinach, strawberries, a couple basil leaves.
I see I have a reputation...
Spinach, strawberry, and basil eh? I could do that tonight...sounds like a plan. I need fruits/veggies after today's crap.
The best meal I've ever had (in Paris) included a cold strawberry soup with basil in it, so I figured I'd start off the smoothies with a taste I knew I liked.
I think Imight be with you on this... It sounds like a great idea but drinking something green like that would throw me way off. I bet I will attempt it one of these days though! Does it give you energy? Is it filling?
way to go, waltzie!
strawberries are very low sugar & tart, tho... excellent as an additional fruit, but your smoothies will taste even better if you include a sweet fruit...
mango & strawberry are fab together (peaches' hesitance to add waste a mango on a smoothie, aside... lol)
try & see...
an amazingly filling live smoothie supper is mango/parsley blended with a whole young coconut, poured over chopped strawberries & topped with raw macadamias... you'd be full & feeling light all at the same time.
OK when you start talking mango and strawberries I am convinced! I was a bit scared to try something that sounded like it would be dark green and chunky when it hit my lips..... :???: But I am willing to bet the more fruit that is in it the more colorful it is!
I just got a bullet I need to put it to good use! This weekend I am going to have a LIVE GREEN SMOOTHIE!
Is it ok if I put rum in it???? :cheers: JUST KIDDING!
hmmmm, wouldn't that make it a Drunk Green Smoothie?
Suggestion: put it in a dark container at first, add plenty of water and ice. Blend it for a long time. That way, it'll be thinner, colder, smoother, and you won't be able to see it.
lol... i know... that's what most people anticipate about it, that it'll be like drinking Lawn...lol
as i have alluded to previously in a number of threads, i think the idea of adding rum & such to live green smoothies is brilliant... just brilliant... something that's both recreational AND good for you AND tastes great... i'm so there!! :cheers:
I think it is a wonderful idea, I try to drink / eat something that is good for me so that I can try to loose weight, and ooops! I get drunk and end up throwing it up instead.. Either way I loose weight! ;-)
How Festive! Just what the summer ordered!
So I'm thinking about giving these things a try.... but the first step is getting a blender.... any suggestions on good models? things to look for/look out for?
sure! you don't need fancy features or numerous speeds... hi & lo will do. i prefer models with glass containers because of the chemicals reputed to leach out of plastic. i purchased a $20 "smoothie" blender from wal-mart with two buttons & a spigot. works fine!
btw, had a wonderful strawberry (full quart)/watermelon/plum smoothie w/ sprouts yesterday... delish.
Does one need a smoothie maker or will an ordinary, old-fashioned blender work?
ordinary old-fashioned blender is perfect. i just got what i got cuz it was cheap, glass, and had two buttons.
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