layers of yummy.

don’t you just love smoothies? i’ve been on a bit of a smoothie kick as it’s a great breakfast boost for the kids and the perfect way to get that needed protein into them. especially now that bear is in JK all day!

i check the fridge for various  fruits bits, veggie chunks and other possible smoothie ingredients. i chuck what i can find into my container and blend away (i just use my immersion hand-held blender). i always make sure i put in flax oil, tofu, unsweetened organic almond milk and some kind of fruit. often i use banana’s, berries, or left over fruit salad chunks. sometimes, i’ll throw in a dollop of plain organic yoghurt or a splash of organic whole cow’s milk. when i was on my cleanse i was encouraged to make smoothies with spinach, so i now i put in big handfuls of the fresh organic green stuff. once i had no spinach so i threw in some kale. the spinach is tasteless when mixed in, but provides awesome nutrition. this smoothie pictured below also has ground flax seeds in it.


i don’t measure anything when making smoothies. i add until i like the colour, consistency or taste. i only use about a 1/4 cup of flax oil and one heaping table spoon of the ground flax seeds. 

have fun! enjoy!

do you have favourite smoothie flavour?


xo, mama lola
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  1. says

    Love smoothies. I have never put spinach in one. What a great idea. I can’t have flax as I have a bad reaction to it. I will try some of the other ingredients you mentioned. Thank you.

    • says

      winnie, when i have run out of flax oil, i’ve used cold pressed olive oil and it’s just as yummy. the oil is so healthy and great for your inside (and outsides)!

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