This is Eli

A blog about Eli. A blog about survival – and by that, I mean life!

I had a sad, brown-speckled banana sitting on my countertop like a frown. I had a moody threenager in need of a snack. Hmmm. Green smoothies, besides being delicious and nutritious, can give new life to produce you might otherwise throw in the trash. Like that has-a-day-to-live avocado and the bag of expensive organic oranges …

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Hiya. I’ve been drinking smoothies and toying with recipes all week. Namely, I’ve been messing with grapes. I don’t want to post a recipe unless it comes out the way I want, but next week, grapes will be a main ingredient. In the mean time, this is a great smoothie for kids and grown-ups alike. …

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Here’s an easy, simple green smoothie I blended today: 1 banana 1 cup frozen strawberries 2 cups kale (or spinach) 2 cups water Blend kale and 1 to 1.5 cups water until pureed. Set aside. Blend fruit with remaining water, and if needed, some of the kale mixture. Optional add-ins: 1 tbs coconut oil 1 …

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