Layered Smoothie

Beets, Berries, and Greens

Beets and berries and greens, oh my! I have to be the first to admit – I really do not like beets. I keep trying to like them – in a salad, marinaded, in a smoothie… it’s pretty tough. That earthy taste is not working for me, and I try to mask it as much as I can (because hello, beets are so good for you… not to mention, GORGEOUS). I have to say those… this smoothie was not as bad as I thought it would be. I used a ton of berries to try and mask the flavor, and it did help to some extent.

If you have any recommendations on how to ease your way into falling head over heels for beets, please speak up! I’m thinking adding some pineapple next time – the sweeter, the better, right?
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Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie Vegan

PB&J Smoothie Life

Honestly, who doesn’t want PB&J in a glass? Probably my Nana, because she swears that she has never ate a PB&J sandwich in her 80+ years. I find it so hard to believe, but she won’t even try it! GF is missing out.

Anyways, this is heaven in a glass. So get over the fact that you may need to clean out your blender to make the second layer. Okay? Get over it. <3

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Vegan Boba Smoothie Recipe

Star Wars Smoothie Series: The Boba Fett

In college, we had this place called “Bubble Tea Time” on campus. The first time I had bubble tea (aka boba), I was kind of weirded out. What the hell were these things at the bottom of my drink? One after the other… chew chew chew.

Boba balls are tapioca pearls, derived from the starch of the cassava root. Once they are cooked, they have a chewy consistency. Sounds so weird, right? Yeah… but Lord, are they addictive. Every once in a while, I would treat myself to a boba smoothie on campus until the place went out of business. GAH. So I took matters into my own hands and ordered some boba for myself (along with boba-esque straws). It is surprisingly suuuuper easy to make, and it’s an awesome treat every once in a while.

Oh, and hello – Boba Fett for my Star Wars Smoothie Series.
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Star Wars Smoothie Series: The Princess Leia

This smoothie is bold, baby. Kinda like my girl Leia!! In case you didn’t know, I am an obsessed Star Wars fan. I recently went to my favorite vegan juice and smoothie place and they had a smoothie called The Princess Leia. Uh, I obviously had to get it. Anyways, it inspired me to start a Star Wars Smoothie Series!! There’s really no other reason to name them after Star Wars characters aside from the fact that it makes me happy. So, there.

leia

She’s so sassy and wonderful.

The Leia is real fruity and features a secret weapon: cashew cream. It’s one extra step than most of my smoothie recipes, but it’s well worth it.

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Pineapple Mango Vegan Smoothie

Mini Pineapple & Mango Smoothie

I bought these mini pineapples for the cost of… basically an arm and leg. Ha – but seriously, so expensive! They cost more than a regular pineapple. But I obviously had to have it…

And then I opened it and had barely any pineapple meat, so I scooped it all out and made a quick smoothie out of it.

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