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16 Smoothie and Juice Recipes for the New Year

Do your New Year's resolutions include getting more kale and other greens into your diet? More fruit? Finally starting to eat breakfast? Making better use of that fancy blender or juicer that's languishing on your kitchen counter? Whether you're looking for a vitamin-packed snack or vegan workout fuel—or you're just seeking out a few booze-free drink ideas—we hope these recipes help. More

From the Blender: Gateway Green Smoothie

This is my gateway green smoothie. As the name suggests, it's a mellow, entry level substance that may lead to a future risk of consuming more hardcore versions of blended greens. If you've been watching your friends get pulled down the green smoothie hatch and want to know what it's all about without a lot of commitment, this is the place to dip a toe in. More

Tips and Tricks for Making Smoothies, No Recipes Required

We'll talk favorite ingredients, all-important smoothie texture, add-ins for protein and sweetness, and tips for getting the most out of your equipment. We'll discuss regular fruit-based and other sweet smoothies as well as savory smoothies, and we'll answer lots of questions about how to make those ubiquitous, sometimes hazardous-looking green smoothies work for you. More

From the Blender: Cherry Vanilla Almond Smoothie

This smoothie blitzes two cups of cherries into a drink that's equally good for breakfast or dessert, despite using only fruit for sweetness. It's vegan, if you're into that sort of thing, but tastes like it might be packing a scoop of ice cream because of the vanilla and the slight creaminess that homemade almond milk contributes. More

Our Favorite Smoothies in Portland, OR

With summer just around the corner, and even a few sunny days under our belts, it's finally time to shed our heavy winter oatmeal breakfasts and hot soup lunches in favor of lighter, brighter ones. Like, say, big, colorful fruit and vegetable-packed smoothies. Whether you're seeking breakfast-on-the-go or an after-school snack, these 6 smoothies are the best Portland has to offer. More

From the Blender: 'Frozen Monkey' Coffee Chocolate Banana Smoothie

The original Frozen Monkey came from Hoboken, NJ's erstwhile cafe of the same name. That establishment was Hoboken's first Tasti D Lite purveyor, back when at least a certain segment of the population could utter such facts with genuine enthusiasm. The original shake combined brewed coffee, a sliced banana, and the Tasti D flavor of your choice. It was genuinely delicious and arguably breakfast. We went through a lot together. More

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