Smooth Moves...

Mango Salad Smoothie

1/4 regular sized banana
4 cups romaine or mixed greens
1 1/2 cups pineapple (or core of 1 pineapple)
1 pound frozen mango
1/3 cup water

Blend ingredients. Serves 4.

Big Red Smoothie

1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
1 cup soy milk
1/2 cup pomegranate juice
1 cup frozen cherries
2 cups frozen strawberries
1 cup blueberries
1 bunch fresh parsley

Blend well and enjoy! Serves 1.

Blue Breakfast Smoothie

6 ounces baby spinach
1 banana
1 cup frozen blueberries
1/2 cup pomegranate juice
1/2 cup soy milk
2 tbs ground flax seeds

Blend all ingredients, pour and serve. Serves 2.

Antioxidant Rich Smoothie

8 ounces (about 8 cups) organic baby spinach
1 cup pomegranate juice
1 cup frozen blueberries
1 cup frozen strawberries
8 deglet noor dates, pitted and cut in half or 3 medjool dates, pitted
2 tablespoons ground flax seeds
1/2 avocado (optional)

Blend all ingredients together. This is delicious & very healthy! Serves 3.


Wrap these Up!

Vegetable Garbanzo Wrap

1 large tomato, chopped
1 avocado, chopped
1 cucumber, chopped
4 leaves romaine lettuce, shredded
1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (low or no salt), drained and mashed
2 tablespoons fruit flavored vinegar
4 whole grain tortillas
1/2 tablespoon raw sesame tahini

Toss vegetables with garbanzo beans and vinegar. Warm a whole grain tortilla, spread a thin coating of tahini on it, and roll with the vegetable/bean mixture. Serves 4.

Vegetable Burrito

1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
1 medium red or green pepper, thinly sliced
1 medium zucchini, chopped
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
1 medium tomato, chopped
1 avocado, sliced
5 whole grain tortilla wraps
1 lime

Saute onions, peppers, and zucchini in olive oil over med/high heat about 8 minutes until tender. Stir in chili powder. Place sauteed vegetables, chopped tomatoes, and 2 slices of avocado on each tortilla. Add squeeze of lime juice and roll up. Serves 5.

Speedy Vegetable Wrap

2 whole wheat tortillas or whole wheat pitas
1 tablespoon fat free dressing (divided for1/2 tablespoon per wrap)
2 cups broccoli slaw mix
1 large tomato, diced
2 slices soy cheese or fat-free cheese, shredded

Spread fat free dressing over tortillas. Add broccoli slaw mix, tomatoes, and soy cheese. Place in toaster oven or microwave just long enough to melt the cheese. Roll up tortillas enclosing filling. If making pitas, stuff with dressing, vegetable, and cheese and serve without heating. Serves 2.