“Pick-Me-UP During the Fall” Smoothie

These first days of Fall, I feel my energy levels running a bit low so this afternoon I decided to make a pick-me-UP smoothie from some foods I had stocked in my fridge and pantry. Luckily the energy-boosting ingredients, like organic flax seed and extra virgin organic coconut oil, played together nicely with the other nutritious additions.

It’s important to have a well-stocked kitchen at times like this, when your brain is a bit fuzzy and you are tired. Please see Linda Bonvie’s, “Essentials For a Well-Stocked Pantry,” series for ways to create a healthy kitchen environment in your home.

“Pick-Me-UP during the Fall” Smoothie

Makes 1

  • 1 cup water
  • 3 ice cubes
  • 6 cashews
  • ½ cup pineapple, fresh or frozen
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin organic coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon Wild Oats brand flax seed
  • 1 cup raw greens, like kale or spinach, fresh or frozen

Blend a-way to help boost your health!

Please share with us your own kitchen concoction energy-boosting smoothie ideas!

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