This smoothie has the sweet taste of summer with a peach from our neighbor’s tree (uh, shhh…) and gets its’ body from home-made almond milk rather than the typical banana. If you don’t have home-made almond milk, try adding 4 or five almonds in as well.
3–4 1-inch Watermelon “cubes”
2–3 Ice cubes
1 Peach (peeled, seed and skin removed)
1/2 Red Apple (such as Gala, Braeburn, Honey Crisp…); core removed, peel left on
(1) 1/2-inch sliver Key Lime (or 1/4 sliver regular lime), skin on
(1) 1/2 to 1-inch knob of Ginger Root (depending on how much you like ginger), skin removed
1-inch top cut from a Wheat Grass plant, cleaned and patted dry
1 scoop Collagen Powder (diluted in a few tablespoons water)
4 TB homemade Almond Milk (thick)
In the order listed above, add the ingredients to a Vitamix and blend in “smoothie” mode.
Pretty simple, right?
To make home-made almond milk, soak 1 cup of almonds overnight in a bowl of water. drain and rinse. Add to a Vitamix with 2 cups water and blend. It will be thickish which you can dilute with water as you use it. For this smoothie, I like to leave it thick and get the extra liquid it needs from the diluted collagen powder.