Applie Pie Smoothie

by Elise Schwartz | December 7, 2010 2:30 PM

Hi all,

Just a reminder to enter the Season’s Eatings holiday e-book GIVEAWAY[1]!  This is the last day you can enter.  Contest closes at 11:59pm CST tonight.  Be sure to check back here tomorrow at 9:00am CST to see the winner!  Good luck to all!

Here is a tasty smoothie recipe for these wintery days.  We enjoy for breakfast or an after dinner treat!  A great breakfast or snack to serve your holiday guests.

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Apple Pie Smoothie
Makes 2 Servings (1 if you’re really hungry :)

1 organic Granny Smith apple, cored and diced, frozen
1/2 of an organic cucumber, peeled and cut in chunks, frozen
Large handful of spinach or kale, frozen
1/2 of a large avocado
2 Tbsp raw pumpkin seeds, walnuts or pecans
1 Tbsp cinnamon (to taste)
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp vanilla extract
10-15 drops pure liquid stevia
1 1/2 cups unsweetened organic vanilla almond milk
1 scoop vanilla or plain protein powder (Maximized Living Perfect Protein or Garden of Life Raw Meal are great options!)
Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth, stopping to stir and scrape sides as needed.  Consume immediately.  Who ever said you can’t enjoy apple pie for breakfast?  :)
Now, don’t forget to enter the giveaway[3]!  It’s easy, and you might win a free copy of Season’s Eatings[4]!
Endnotes:
  1. enter the Season’s Eatings holiday e-book GIVEAWAY: http://www.healingcuisinebyelise.com/2010/12/healing-cuisines-holiday-e-book.html
  2. [Image]: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_Qlt6p9Yi38E/TPvnczofnqI/AAAAAAAADR8/XVA4l2LNgKM/s1600/applesmoothietop.jpg
  3. enter the giveaway: http://www.healingcuisinebyelise.com/2010/12/healing-cuisines-holiday-e-book.html
  4. Season’s Eatings: http://www.healingcuisinebyelise.com/p/seasons-eating-holiday-e-book.html

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