Healthy breakfast option – Smoothie

  • 1 cup low sugar orange juice (or almond milk or really any juice you like!)
  • 1 banana, peeled- 1 cup frozen fruit (strawberries, mangoes, raspberries, pineapple…)
  • 1/2 cup non-fat vegan yogurt
  • 2-3 tsp Chia seeds *
  • handful of baby spinach
* Chia seeds have become widely available now. You can find them in most grocery stores (natural foods, supplement or even baking sections), natural foods stores or you can order them online.
1. Put the orange juice in your blender. Add all the other ingredients. Blend REALLY well.
Meg grew up in and when she wasn’t busy pretending to be a mom, she was in the kitchen learning family recipes. She won over her husband, Alan, whom she met her freshman year at Stanford, with some very fancy home cooked meals. After working in finance and strategy for Gap and NBC-Universal, Meg returned to Stanford where she earned her MBA. Now with three kids of her own (Avery, 5; Brooks, 4 and Ryder 1), Meg’s husband doesn’t see too many of those fancy meals. But her kids eat very well! She believes good food is all it takes to make a friend, and she is grateful for all the friends she has made through her videos. You can find more of her stories on
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The Color Purple Fruit Smoothie Recipe – Elena Wilkins

The Color Purple Fruit Smoothie Recipe – Elena Wilkins

7 de Setembro de 2013 às 17:00

The Color Purple Fruit Smoothie Recipe – Elena Wilkins



  •     1-1.5 cup plant milk (we used soy, but you can use almond, rice, or even coconut or filtered water)
  •     1/2 cup cooked sweet potatoes
  •     8 oz. mixed berries (blueberries, blackberries and strawberries)
  •     2 Medjool dates (pitted)

** makes 1 pint
Mix in a high speed blender until smooth and enjoy the amazing color purple!


Elena Wilkins – aka – Vegalicous, is a certified Fitness Instructor, a vegan nutrition and lifestyle blogger, and a mother to a vegan baby. She runs a website –, dedicated to a Vegan living and fitness.

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