Tag Archives: Bret

When I Do Buy Organic

I’ve had a couple of emails from people asking me if I really don’t buy organic produce. They seem to think this was a little odd … I guess having a website dedicated to smoothies implies that I should be organic all the way. Nevertheless, I’m not. I have to admit however, there is one time I always buy organic...
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Vitamix 5000

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...
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The 80:20 Rule for Smoothies

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…
80% of the results come from just 20% of the work
When applying this to smoothies – I’d probably say it’s more of a 80:40 rule. However, the reasoning is still...
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Just a quick “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year” to everybody. Hope this festive season finds you and yours in a good place, with lots to eat, plenty of warmth, and your family and friends around you. I’m off for a few days to do lots of dog walking, cooking for friends, eating way too much and generally recharging the batteries....
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My All Time Favourite Smoothie

Dating back well over 3,000 years, the lassi is the classic Indian drink. So it’s obviously doing something right. The Sweet Mango Lassi is one of the time-honoured recipes. It's simple to make and produces a creamy, sweet, rich and velvety drink that has the power to move grown men to tears. A small helping of paradise...
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30 Smoothie Recipes!

Just posted the 30th smoothie recipe - Classic Passion Fruit. Not bad - as we’ve not even been going three months. Still got loads of ideas for new recipes to try and old favourites to write up. On target for a 100 recipes in the first year – which would be fantastic and make this one...
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One(ish) Month Old!

It's been just over a month now that this site has been up - and I'm already getting lots of positive feedback and encouragement. Thanks to everyone who's commented - or sent me an email. It means a lot to me that people think this website is a worthwhile endeavour. I'm sorry that the Reviews section is a bit sparse. I've been concentrating on...
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Why I’m so passionate about smoothies

When I tell people about this website – this is one of the first questions I get asked. People are used to having the occasional fruit smoothie in the summer – but not every week … never mind every day! So why? Like many people, prior to having smoothies my vegetable intake was pretty awful. I’d never eat cabbage or broccoli...
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So, where do I start?

It’s the 15th Sept 2012, I’ve got no readers, no blog posts, no articles, no reviews, no comments, no pictures … nothing really. So, where do I start? Well … the aim of this website is to be the Number 1 website for anything smoothie related on the internet. A bold declaration indeed. Why? Well … because I’m passionate about them,...
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