Smoothie Drinks

Kombucha! 3

A Fabulous source for probiotics (the good bacteria in your digestive tract), a tasty effervescent (bubbly) raw drink, and even a nice alternative to wine or beer, Kombucha has been around for ages.  Really, like it was a traditional drink in China and Russia. Kombucha is a drink made from a SCOBY (Symbiotic Colony Of Bacteria and Yeast), Tea (black or green), Sugar (that the SCOBY eats up), and water. You can find Kombucha in the stores (Synergy brand is common) for upwards of $3.50 for a 16 ounce bottle.  Or you can make your own for cheap! Here are […]

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Raw Superfood & Super Herb Elixir Demo

Here are two videos from our Raw Superfood Dinner where I demonstrated and talked in detail about how to make a raw Superfood and Super Herb Elixir. This recipe is inspired by Daniel Vitalis’ Elixir Craft.  Here I talk in detail about the steps of making a super herb tea, then an herbal nut milk, and with the third step (part 2 video), a raw, warm elixir smoothie drink. Yumm! For the written version of these recipes, here’s the detailed version I’m making here: and here’s a short-cut version that I recently created (and talk about in the video): […]


Quick & Easy Super Elixirs 1

In the winter time I crave warm food and drink and the Magic Superfood Elixir recipe really satisfies.  But sometimes I don’t feel like going through all those intricate steps and waiting all that time … I want warm yummyness now! So, here’s my quick and easy way to make a superfood, super herb elixir … YAY! 🙂 1. Find some super herbs you want to use. The quick way of doing this is to browse the tea aisle of your local natural grocery store.  There’s usually a brand like Traditional Medicinals that has pre-packaged herbs and herb combinations for […]

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Savory Fiesta Mole Smoothie 2

Do you like V8?  Or another version thereof?  I think I’ve got something you’ll really like.  I’ve created this savory smoothie that uses our yummy Fiesta Mole raw superfood mix and it’s super-delicious. Here’s the recipe: In a Vitamix or other high-powered blender add these ingredients: 2 Tomatoes (about 2 cups) 2 Celery Stalks 1 Granny Smith Apple (or other tart apple) quartered 2 Tbsp Fiesta Mole Mix 2 Cups Water 1/2 Cup Cucumber (optional) Ice as desired for a chilly drink (optional) Blend on high until smooth. Just like the Boutenko-Style Green Smoothies, this smoothie can last for about […]

Fiesta Mole Smoothie

Green Smoothies Boutenko Style 1

Dan and I went to see Victoria Boutenko and her kids talk when they were in Dallas/Fort Worth this last year.  I really like them.  They’ve got great information and their green smoothie concept/recipes are awesome! I encourage you to check them out directly for all the details behind why this style of green smoothie is so great: In a nutshell, or an apple seed, here’s why this style of smoothie works so great: 1. They taste great.  It might look green, but all you taste is the sweetness of the fruit. YAY! 2. The ratio of 60% ripe […]

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Raw Food Recipe Goji Lemonade and Demo

Here’s a video demonstration of the super easy Goji Lemonade recipe from one of our summer Superfood Dinners.Here Melissa talks about additional uses for Goji Berries, the greatness of Vanilla Agave Nectar, how to use your coconut oil liquid or solid, and the cool body responses you can have when you upgrade your diet into superfoods. For a printable version of this recipe, visit this blog posting: Go Go Goji Lemonade Enjoy!