Saturday, May 10, 2014

Drink Your Greens

Recipes from The New York Times:
All but one of my smoothies were sweet, with at least one type of fruit and a quarter- to a half-cup of greens. I used a variety of fruits, and found that many required a banana for optimum flavor and texture — pears and blueberries alone weren’t enough. But a banana wasn’t necessary for the pineapple smoothies I made. Another ingredient that gave my smoothies a great finish was fresh ginger. Adding a quarter-size slice made these drinks sing. 

The drinks are loaded with phytonutrients, and they’re filling. They are definitely meals in a glass. When I was testing the recipes I enjoyed every sip and felt very energetic for hours afterward. So, no more rolling my eyes: I’m a green smoothie convert. (Read more.)

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