There are two basic types of smoothie makers:
TYPE A. The person who throws in whatever they think sounds good and VIOLA! – They have a deliciously healthy smoothie.
TYPE B. The person who follows a recipe because they’re slightly afraid that just throwing in this or that will make their smoothie taste bad. And then they’ll feed bad for wasting all that produce. And then drink the horrible-tasting smoothie anyway.
I’m type B. I want my smoothies to taste good, so I follow a recipe. Mr. Crumbs is type A. He doesn’t care what it tastes like in the end as long as he’s getting a glass full of fruits and veggies. He says that it tastes “good,” but I’ve tasted a few and it’s hard to look past the breastmilk-fed-baby-poo look in order to qualify the smoothie as edible.
- 1 cup milk (see this page for a listing of homemade non-dairy milks)
- 1 banana
- 2 cups fresh spinach
- 1 tablespoon flax seed (optional)