Summer Smoothie Series, #7: A Minion Approved Drink

I am a huge fan of the Despicable Me franchise, and like many others, I adore the minions. My current collection includes a large minion plush, a luggage tag, t-shirts and two themed board games…I know what you’re thinking; no, an incredibly eloquent 9-year-old is not running this blog (I think I’m more fanatic about these little yellow guys than a kid that age anyway). So naturally, when I saw a box of Minions cereal in the store (banana berry flavored, of course) I knew I had to make a smoothie. So, in honor of the movie coming out today, I give you… Continue reading

Summer Smoothie Series, #2: Mango Brûlée It On Thick

For the second smoothie in this series, I give you a creamy and delicious vegan-friendly twist on a mango lassi (sans yogurt).

Caramelized pieces of ripe mango add a rich depth of flavor, coconut milk and banana provide a much needed creaminess, lime and a pinch of cardamom brighten up and round out this dream of a drink. Salivating yet? Try it yourself!

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