Mmmmmm……Almond Milk!

I recently invested in bulk Almonds in an attempt to use fresh, raw & unpasteurized ingredients. Today, I broke into my big bag of nuts and made a tasty batch of homemade almond milk! An amazing choice, it was like a liquid snack! Click here for the recipe!

Meg’s Mod:
After straining the pulp, I poured the almond milk back to the vitamix and added 3 pitted dates for a little sweetness, then into the mason jar…and an immediate glass for me!! 🙂

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My favorite Green Smoothie

In the interest of health and happiness, I have decided to share my favorite green smoothie recipe with you!  What makes it a favorite?  I seem to want it everyday and it never gets old!  That’s saying a lot, cause I usually like to mix it up (pardon the pun)!!

I use my trusty vitamin, but I’m pretty sure that this could be done in any blender, bullet, etc. option, but you may need to chop everything a bit more. I try to keep everything organic, but depending on your schedule and store options, I say do the best you can!

2 celery stalks, cut in half
1/2 cucumber, chopped
1 Green Apple, Chopped
1 Full Cup Chopped Kale
1/2 Cup Frozen Peaches (or mango)
1 tbsp Chia Seeds
3/4 Cup Water

Optional: 1/4 Banana for a sweeter taste (but trust me, you don’t need more than that)

It should be a vibrant green, which I find is easier to consume that a dark green thing…… The Chia seeds are a great source of Omega-3 and provides these additional benefits.  See why the people at Dr. Oz recommend adding Chia Seeds to a healthy diet.

To make sure that this recipe is gluten free, make sure that your Chia Seeds are not processed in a facility with wheat.  I used Bob’s Red Mill, which is NOT gluten free.  Be sure to read your labels & ENJOY!

Favorite Green Smoothie