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Pear Rhubarb Smoothie

Pear Rhubarb Smoothie

Rhubarb is one of our favorite springtime vegetables. We are happy to have 4 very large rhubarb plants and can harvest enough to freeze for use during the year. But today we had a tasty treat enjoying pear and rhubarb smoothies. Serving Size: 2 Ingredients: for the smoothie: 2 pears, peeled, cored and cut into […]


Red Currant and Banana Smoothie

Redcurrant harvest

This is a very refreshing and filling smoothie we enjoyed today. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 16 ounces red currants 2 small very ripe bananas 6 tablespoons red currant syrup 1 & 1/2 cups soy yogurt ice cubes Directions: Remove the berries from the stem. This is easily done using a fork. Rinse the currants clean […]


Rhubarb Spritzer

Rhubarb Spritzer

This is a lovely spring and early summer drink. It’s very much like pink lemonade, except a bit different with rhubarb and the carbonated water. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 pound rhubarb stalks 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup water splash lemon juice carbonated water, chilled Directions: Chill the carbonated water. Clean the rhubarb and remove […]


Elderberry Apple Punch

Elderberry Apple Punch

With the upcoming cold weather and busy holiday season meeting many people, we’d like to offer a delicious warm drink, that is very healthy as well as tasty. In Germany they call it a Punsch and drink it hot in the winter. Gesundheit – here’s to your health! Yield: 4 cups Ingredients: 1 & 1/2 […]


Melon Pineapple Smoothie

Melon Pineapple Smoothie

Now that it’s warming up, it’s time to enjoy smoothies again. We’re looking forward to a whole summer full of fresh fruit smoothies. Serving Size: 2 Ingredients: 1/2 honey melon, peeled and cut in chunks 1/2 cup pineapple 1 cup pineapple juice 5 ice cubes 1/2 teaspoon stevia splash lime juice Directions: Add the melon […]


Healthy Elderberry Spritzer

Healthy Elderberry Spritzer

Elderberries are very healthy but also tasty, and the season is just beginning. We’ve been busy last week harvesting elderberries from our garden and making an elderberry syrup that can be used in many ways. Here’s a simple but tasty and refreshing use for the syrup. Ingredients: Basically the amounts depend on your taste. You […]


Beet and Mango Smoothie

Beet and Mango Smoothie

We usually prefer fruit smoothies over vegetable ones, but this was an exception. The combination is really very tasty and refreshing. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 medium beet, peeled, cooked and pureed 1 ripe mango, peeled, stone removed and cut into pieces 2 cups mango juice 12-15 mint leaves 1 teaspoon agave syrup 1 lime, […]


Blackcurrant & Pineapple Smoothie

Blackcurrant & Pineapple Smoothie

Our berries are becoming ripe now. We harvested a lot of blackcurrants and were happy to find this recipe. It was easy to adapt to make vegan and makes a colorful and healthy drink, packed with vitamin C. It would probably also make a good ice cream. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1- 8 ounce can […]


Vegan Pumpkin Banana Orange Smoothie

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This refreshing smoothie really hit the spot. We’ve actually enjoyed it on a lovely spring afternoon and are using up the last of our pumpkins of the season. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 cup vanilla soy yogurt 1 cup pumpkin puree, chilled 1 cup orange juice 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 […]


Banana Rhubarb Smoothie

Banana Rhubarb Smoothie

With rhubarb coming into season now, we are happy to enjoy this tasty vegetable in many different ways. It is often combined with banana to bring a sweetness to the tart taste of the rhubarb. Yield: 3-4 Ingredients: 1 cup stewed rhubarb (cooled) 1 banana 1 cup plain soy yogurt splash lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon […]


Pear, Kiwi, Banana Smoothie

Pear, Kiwi, Banana Smoothie

This is a very refreshing and filling smoothie. We enjoyed it on a cool spring afternoon. Ingredients: 1 banana, peeled and chopped 3 kiwi, peeled and sliced 1 cup pears, chopped 1/2 cup vanilla soy milk 1/2 cup pear juice splash of lemon juice (optional) 2 tablespoons agave syrup Directions: Place the banana pieces, chopped […]


Vegan Peppermint Shake

Vegan Peppermint Shake

Vegalicious celebrates St. Patrick’s Day this year with a tasty green peppermint shake. Serving Size: 2 – 4 Ingredients: 3 cups vanilla soy ice cream or vanilla soy yogurt 1 3/4 cups vanilla soy milk 1/2 – 1 teaspoon peppermint extract (depends upon the strength of the mint flavor) vanilla or sugar/agave (optional) green sugar […]


Strawberry Rhubarb Smoothie

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Vegalicious wishes everyone a health and happy Valentine’s Day tomorrow, offering a tasty fruit smoothie to keep a smile on your face and high energy for the day. Our rhubarb is just beginning to come above ground. But luckily we have some from last season nicely frozen in the freezer. Our strawberries were also frozen, […]


Piña Colada Smoothie

Piña colada smoothie

This makes a tasty treat no matter what the weather is outside. Ingredients: 1 small pineapple or 1/2 a medium pineapple 1 can coconut milk 1 cup pineapple juice pinch nutmeg as optional garnish Directions: Cut off the top of the pineapple with the leaves and slice the pineapple in half, then cut away the […]


Puffed Wheat Smoothie

Puffed Wheat Smoothy

Last weekend we made our own soy milk and used some of it for this great smoothie, which is easy to make and very healthy. Ingredients: 1 cup vanilla soy milk 1 cup puffed wheat cereal (without honey) 3 tablespoons sugar capful vanilla extract if not using vanilla soy milk pinch of salt few ice […]


Island escape smoothie

Island escape smoothie

Monday morning breakfast kickoff with a great smoothie. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 2 cups vanilla soy yogurt 1 cup sliced mango 1 cup sliced and peeled papaya 1 tablespoon pina colada mix 1/4 cups kiwi 1/2 cups ice Directions: Place ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. Notes: adapted from http://www.bustersrecipes.com/… Busters recipes has […]


Cranberry Smoothie

Cranberries are so tasty. They are one of the best things about this time of the year. These are raw and pureed with a banana and peaches for sweetness. Serving Size: 2 Ingredients: 1 banana 1/2 bag cranberries 2 peaches from can plus the juice orange juice to thin Directions: Cut up the banana and […]


Melon & wine smoothie

Melon & wine smoothie

Refreshing to look at as well as enjoy. The soft color of melon matched with the soft flavor of wine. Chilled and enjoyed. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 ripe cantaloupe or orange colored melon (ca. 2 pounds) 1/2 Tbs granulated sugar or more, depending on melon’s sweetness juice of 1/2 lime 1/2 cup light, white […]