Sweet Laurel Bakery


Today’s recipe is from Sweet Laurel’s own Claire Thomas and her blog The Kitchy Kitchen. Enjoy! xoxo Laurel

What better way to greet the morning after new years than with this revitalizing breakfast smoothie?  Make your first morning of 2016 an affirmation of health with sweet mango and spicy turmeric.  This smoothie blends vitamins, acids, beta carotene, and anti-oxidants, which makes it the perfect pick me up after the holidays. We hope everyone has a beautiful and safe New Years! Let us know what recipes you choose to start the year off right!


morning smoothie


morning smoothie


morning smoothie


For 2 12-ounce smoothies

2 cups almond or coconut milk
2 frozen bananas, peeled and chopped
1/4 cup orange juice
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 cup mango, chopped
1/2 cup carrot, chopped

For an extra cold smoothie, pour a cup of the almond coconut milk into an ice cube tray to make ice cubes.  This way, your smoothie will be ice cold, without watering it down.  Just add the ice cubes and a cup of almond coconut milk instead of 2 cups of almond coconut milk when you blend everything together.

Pop the ingredients in a blender, and go from mix to liquify in steps.  Let it blend on liquify (or the highest setting) for 30 seconds.  The trick to this smoothie is REALLY blending it.  Taste and add more almond/coconut milk if you like a thinner consistency.


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