I’ve had a few prompts by people to give more details about the equipment I use. I’ve been meaning to do this for a while – but I wanted to do it justice, hoping to do a full and proper review when I had the time. However, whist we all wait with baited breath for that :wink: I can tell...Read more
Yearly Archives: 2013
After 20 minutes of arguing with Bret about the name of his last smoothie … we’ve come up with some alternatives to his boring old … “Green Smoothie”. Those of a delicate nature might want to avert their eyes for a moment…Read more
- Algae Algae
- Pond Scum (Bret’s favourite)
- Head Cold
- Snot Smoothie (sorry :shock:)
- Grassy Knoll
- Verdant Pastures
- Pea Green Boat
- Emerald City (my...
I just wanted to introduce Boo and give her a quick welcome. Boo will be writing the occasional guest post and adding a recipe every now and then. Hopefully this will add a slightly different perspective to the one I have – and I know that she disagrees with some of my views … so hopefully it’ll add some debate. Anyway,...Read more
Yesterday’s fun posting called Banana Smoothie Hair Masque reminded me that I really don’t have a good banana smoothie recipe on this site yet. The humble banana smoothie is the most common type of smoothie and comes in 1001 variations – if not more. I've seen versions that include beetroot, chocolate, tofu, marmalade, liquorice –...Read more
I got sent this recipe this morning … to quote from the article (found here) …Read more
This fruit smoothie is a delicious treat for your thirsty curls. It will quench your dry and damaged strands, leaving them softer and healthier in just 15 minutes.The recipe sounds delicious...
- 1 mashed banana
- 1 egg
- 3 tablespoons honey
I set myself a challenge yesterday to produce something a little different that would be good for kids … the result is Dragon’s Blood. Kids will love the deep vibrant red color, the sweet taste and the name. You’ll love the fact that it hides a good slice of beetroot and ½ a cup of broccoli. If you...Read more
It’s always a bit of a shock to find summer fruits at the market in the middle of winter! Some people rail against this as being just wrong … I quite like it as it reminds me of how small this little planet of ours truly is. Last week my local market had some nice papayas and mangos – expensive...Read more
There’s a well-known rule of thumb called the 80:20 rule ... also known as Pareto’s Principle – named after an Italian economist back in the early 1900s. The rule states…Read more
80% of the results come from just 20% of the workWhen applying this to smoothies – I’d probably say it’s more of a 80:40 rule. However, the reasoning is still...