Monthly Archives: November 2012

Diet Smoothie Recipes, Please!

A number of people have emailed me about using smoothies as part of a diet. I've looked around at other sites, and in the books I have, and it seems that these are one of the most popular smoothie types. So I thought I’d do something about it. Now, most of the smoothie recipes on this site can be used...
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8 Smoothie Myths

There’s a lot written about smoothies – not all of it helpful. There seems to be something of a holier-then-thou attitude on some of the blogs I read. Here are some of the myths that I regularly see…
  • Smoothies have to be green to be healthy
  • You have to put up with the taste
  • You need use organic vegetables
  • You have to drink...
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Alt: Smoothy Noun, Plural: Smoothies 1. (Cookery) a smooth, thick drink made with puréed fresh fruit, vegetables and ice, yogurt, ice cream, or milk
Alt: beverage, drinkable, potable, drink, milkshake, health-shake
2. (Slang) a person, esp a man, who is suave or slick, esp in speech, dress, or manner
Alt: charmer, sweet talker, dissembler
Precursor: Lassi, circa 1,000 BC First known use or term: 1904 (Merriam-Webster...
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Well Hello There Sweetie!

Smoothies don’t have to be sweet to be palatable. But it certainly helps. Especially when there’s a lot of veggies snuck in there. What you definitely don’t want is any bitterness – it’s just not nice.
Quick tip: when trying a new recipe - taste the mixture whilst it’s still in the blender. Any issues can then be addressed before...
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