16 Jun 2013

double energy smoothie with pink & green layers


































I got the idea for this smoothie from the magnificent Lauren over at Ascension Kitchen. The ingredients are basically the same as my regular smoothie recipe; all you're doing is keep some separate from others and layering them to make it look pretty. I had this after a gorgeous morning run/walk around Burnaby Lake, where I happily picked salmon berries and watched baby geese swim around.


































double energy smoothie: serves one or two

Green layer:
2 cups spinach
3/4 cup frozen pineapple
1 banana
Water, as needed (around 3/4 cup) 

Pink layer:
1 cup frozen strawberries
1/2 cup frozen pineapple
1 banana
Water, as needed (around 3/4 cup) 

Blend each layer separately then layer them on top of each other in a glass. Slurp!


5 comments:

  1. Looks so beautiful! I'll make it tomorrow. I love all of your recipes- they're gems thank you for being so awesome. I did a 10 day juice fast a weekish ago and your blog was a huge inspiration and reference for/through the entire process. Thanks!

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  2. AnonymousJune 16, 2013

    This is so pretty!! Love the light, bright color contrast. It casts positive rays out, you can just see it!

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  4. Having a brunch with my buddies this morning...will be makings this!!! It looks rawesome!

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  5. Hi Emily, the photo looks sensational. I've been doing some raw food smoothies myself. I've been on this for nearly a year now and I've been living as healthy as one can be!!!
    Checking back for some nice recipes soon..

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