Java Smoothie – Gooooood Morning world!ย 

If you love coffee you’ll love this smoothie! 

Do you ever find that you’re left with coffee that you didn’t drink in the pot? And if you’re like me, you make coffee on a regular basis. I store my left over coffee in the fridge for my morning smoothie blend, which is what I’m going to be sharing today! 

In a vitamix or equivalent blender mix:

 2 cups black coffee

1/2 cup coconut milk 

1 heaping tbsp peanut butter or almond butter 

1 small banana 

1 tbsp cacao nibs 

1 tbsp golden flax seeds

1 tsp cacao powder

1 tbsp Maca powder 

1 tsp Acai powder 

1 tsp chllorella powder 

1 tbsp goji berries 

1 scoop chocolate meal replacement 

*my ingredients are all organic, including the coffee which is also single origin, and the meal replacement I use is from either Plant Head ( I have their vanilla and their chocolate, raw vegan organic ) or Amazing Meal (raw vegan organic), or Garden Of Life (raw organic) 

Mix on high for 15 sec. Pour into your favorite mug, or to go canister and enjoy! 


Whats your favorite way to make coffee? I like to use my French press at home ๐Ÿ™‚ share your tips on making the best coffee or your suggestions for this Java smoothie below! 

Chai Smoothie – chai tea smoothie heavenย 

Basically it’s exactly as it sounds, the marriage of chai tea and smoothies blended to yummy perfection!! 

I haven’t come across a chai smoothie before at regular shops, and before I could look up a recipe I decided to just get up and invent one! 

So this is my take on a chai smoothie, and I’ll post below with updates if I tweak the recipe in the coming days, but this should get you going! 


Chia tea smoothie – all organic ingredients 



Coconut milk 

Dates 

Half banana 

Pumpkin seeds 

Hemp seeds

Cacao nibs 

Bee Pollen

Vanilla raw vegan meal replacement 

Wheatgrass powder 

Maca powder 

Cacao powder 

Cinnamon 

Green cardamom ground 

Cloves ground

All things Golden Smoothie! – a delicious treat for a hot day!

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It’s become really hot here in Los Angeles. Where I am in Marina del Rey it’s a little more bearable, but let’s just say that the fan hasn’t stopped working thins last week ๐Ÿ˜‰

So to celebrate this massive heat wave and the golden sun I have created a new recipe I lovingly refer to as
All things Golden Smoothie ๐Ÿ™‚

It doesn’t actually combine all yellow fruits and veggies under the sun (pardon the pun)
– (pardon the rhyme!)
It combines my favorite raw golden treats!

RECIPE

– First I start by brewing up some hot water for a large cup of Yerba Mate tea. I put about two tablespoons worth of loose leaf Yerba mate in a cup and pour the water over, letting it steep until it’s no longer hot.
– I add 1 tsp of raw organic local honey and stir until it’s dissolved
– I pour the sweetened tea into my bullet blender
– I add two cups worth of cubed pineapple, fresh. (It’s way more flavorful if you use fresh pineapple versus the frozen variety.)
– I add a whole ripe organic mango, cubed.
– finally I top it off with a heaping tbsp of organic local bee pollen
– and 4 deliciously refreshing ice cubes

Blend till everything is homogenized, and the texture should be creamy. This will ensure that the pollen has broken down to its tiniest form for easy absorption.

And then I kick back and enjoy! And I hope you will too!

To your health,
Irina ๐Ÿ™‚

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