Plum or Nectarine Smoothies, dairy-free


We made more smoothies like the ones I mentioned on the Spunky Coconut Facebook Page yesterday, and they were so pretty I had to take a picture I don’t measure exactly, but I made enough to fill my blender to the top line. Here are my ingredients: Add to blender: 2 plums or nectarines, cut… 

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Green Smoothies


First thing this morning we made some more green smoothies and drank them on the porch. I don’t think I ever make them the same way twice—Are you like that too with smoothies? I just can’t stop playing around with the ingredients and proportions =) Green Smoothies 2 cups packed fresh washed spinach 1 inch… 

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Cherry & Chocolate Hemp Shake


Some days (like today) I make Zoe and Ashley lunch, and they just aren’t in the mood to eat. So I blend them a smoothie or shake. Right now they are really into this little glass bottle that we are reusing. I think it came with 100% grape juice in it, but I can’t remember…. 

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Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa


Did you ever drink a Shaklee protein shake or Ovaltine? This hot cocoa reminds me of those, only it tastes better, in my opinion. :0) And, of course, mine is free of casein and whey (or any other kind of dairy), soy, refined sugar, or anything else I don’t want to eat or feed my… 

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Pretty Green Smoothies

We adore salad in my house. It’s one of our favorite things to eat. But getting Zoe and Ashley to eat dark greens, like spinach, chard or kale, is another story. Since Ashley is a big fan of onions, she loves my Onion and Kale Soup. Zoe, however, doesn’t like onions at all. So I… 

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how to make almond milk video

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Forgot to say, make sure you strain the soaked almonds and fill your blender with fresh water, up to the top cup line (32 oz). The soaking water contains all the enzyme inhibitors, so you wouldn’t want to drink it. Use the wet almond meal for cookies—pages 150 & 156 in my The Spunky Coconut… 

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