Monday, May 20, 2013

Frothy Orange Treat

It started, with me thinking I was starving right now. In the refrigerator was half a drawer of organic oranges that needed used. So I pulled out my Vitamix and decided to try my hand at a smoothie. This is what I came up with and I think it's worth sharing. 


2 oranges with peel removed
1 cup ice 
1/2 cup water
1 package Stevia in the raw (or 4 drops liquid stevia)

Place ingredients in blender and process on high until smooth. 

That is it.

It is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G.

Only 130 calories of healthy goodness if you drank the whole thing by yourself. Or you could share half of it with a friend.

If you don't have a Vitamix  - -well it is worth doing some research on them. I use mine almost every day. Any blender will work for this recipe.

To this basic recipe, I've also added protein powder, greek yogurt and other fruit for more of a breakfast smoothie. However, for an afternoon pick-me-up snack you cannot beat this simple, good-for-you, refreshing drink.

Happy Monday!

Counting Blessings today:

#908 Sleeping in my own bed with my own ridiculous pillow
#909 That as a Jesus lover, I don't have to grasp and hoard, but find life by letting go and giving. (Jesus Calling May 4th)
#910 Grandson Max. At least one thousand smiles
#911 My office. Even in chaos it is a retreat.
# 912 Thankful that in the whole wide world, God planted me here.

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