Healthy Moms Blog
There is no denying it - my family loves smoothies! My kids love them for breakfast and afterschool snacks and I even send them to school for them to sip at their desks (disguised as water in reusable steel bottles of course!). I usually make them with a combination of fruit, a handful of vegetables, some cinnamon, occasionally a knob of ginger, chia seeds and a source of protein like some yogurt, nuts or hemp seeds. To keep costs down and variety up, I buy big bags of organic frozen fruit at Costco and toss that into the blender rather than fresh fruit.
If you’re a lemon water person, the prep and storage struggle is real. All that alkalizing goodness, the tummy soothing warmth, the vitamin-C boost -- it’s so good! But cutting squeezing and storing fresh lemons is work. I also love fresh grated ginger tea, for the added anti-inflammatory and gut-goodness of ginger. My pantry, fridge, tupperware and freezer have ginger root pieces and lemon halves in almost every corner!