Smoothies and Juices

Spirit Fire Smoothies

~Adapted by Tanya Renner~ Last weekend I was honored to lead a grace filled weekend retreat at Spirit Fire in Leyden, MA. Woven into the magic of the land and the center itself is the heavenly plant based food so lovingly prepared by our hosts. Here are two smoothies that greeted us each morning. Special…

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Fall Smoothie!

a fall smoothie recipe

In search of new fall recipes, I ordered Salma Hage’s, The Middle Eastern Vegetarian Cookbook. Having thoroughly enjoyed my time spent pouring over recipes, I certainly located some winners. And now I am looking forward to some cooler temps (in Austin that means under 100 degrees) in order to test and share my favorites. As…

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Family Recipes I: The Rob Thornton Smoothie Special

Throughout April I have the honor of introducing you to a family each week from my practice who are taking steps forward, no matter what size, to change what is on their plate. This week you met the Thornton Family on my post about changing breakfast. It’s not an easy task to convince an athletic…

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Lauren’s Kitchen: A St. Patrick’s Day Green Smoothie 

You may have other plans for your St. Patrick’s Day evening consumption but make some room for this green smoothie in your mid morning and morning after for sure. While I recommend starting each day with a purely fruit smoothie or juice on an empty stomach the addition of a green smoothie mid-morning or mid-afternoon is the…

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