We are running at full speed in Smoothie Land! The receipes are getting easier because I can understand what the product will look like now. The process is explained differently in each book or post. First thing learned after one week of use, blend greens with liquid. Once the green liquid is smooth add protein or powder supplement. We now have good looking smoothies! Well, it helps!
Today’s Mad Scientist List:
One cup Blueberries
One Frozen Banana
One cup Red Grapes
Eight Strawberries (quartered)
Two handful greens (Spinach and Spring Mix)
One and half cups Almond Milk
One Tablespoon Flaxseed Powder
One Tablespoon Chia Seeds ground
First step, take greens and Almond milk and blend smooth. Add the proteins and blend thirty seconds. The fruit comes next! For best look, cut grapes in half. I’m ok with a little bits in smoothie. As in picture above, strawberries and banana are in chunks. This all blends in under a minute to a fairly smooth apparence. This receipe will produce about 35 ounces (1.1 liters).
After several smoothies, I have the following advice. If you don’t like an ingredient, say Mango. The Mango Lime Smoothie won’t taste good. As much as I like to think you can dress up a smoothie to mask things. Think lipstick on a pig! It might look slightly better but it’s still the same. My heartfelt recommendation for first week are Banana Orange, Pineapple Orange, and Banana Coconut. I can’t rate today’s receipe. I drink these the next day. It may change overnight. They do tend to thicken up in the fridge.
As far as weight loss, I’m not thinking much has changed. The pants are a little loose but not much. We are trying.