Have you ever had a moment of realization when you realized you were wrong? Dead wrong? I am coming clean today to tell you that I was dead wrong about smoothies.
Whenever I heard the word “smoothie” or someone mentioning “I had a smoothie today,” I thought that was a cover for something akin to a having a milkshake. More of a dessert drink than a nutritional one.
Tied to this smoothie-denial was a deeper attitude of self-righteousness because I was a proud proponent of the juicer. You know, that contraction in your cupboard weighing a zillion pounds, is difficult to clean, and discards all the good stuff in the pulp. I believed heavy lifting and hard extraction work equaled healthy and no sissy-little-smoothie would replace my juicer.
For those of you have known all along the benefits of smoothies, skip to the recipe. For the rest, here are two reasons why I believe smoothies should be in your immediate and often future.
Read the rest of this post on the website of Taste Arkansas, an online recipe publication of the Arkansas Farm Bureau that focuses on all-things Arkansas and “farm to table.”
Eat well, my friends. Eat well.