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summery green smoothie cocktail

by Jackie Newgent  |  June 13, 2016  |  0 Comments
Need a refreshing poolside, rooftop, patio, or backyard BBQ cocktail? Here you go! It’s basically a super good-for-you green smoothie … but spiked just right! Getting slightly tipsy never tasted so nutritious! It’s perfect for a summer weekend—or simply as an “adults only” accompaniment to Meatless Monday dinner. Healthy sipping! Calories saved: 170 Why it’s better for you: Half the calories; twice the fun!
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vegetarian “trash” hash

by Jackie Newgent  |  January 25, 2016  |  0 Comments
Okay, so maybe there’s a better name for this recipe. But you get the point, right? Way, way, way, WAY too much food gets wasted in America! But there’s no need to waste food when you can savor it! My philosophy: Use veggie scraps and “make a hash, not more trash!” It’s a wonderful and environmentally-conscious way to enjoy vegetables in the morning (or anytime). Perfect for a Meatless Monday! Here I simply included leftover veggies that I had on hand from recipe testing, which was about one-half cup each of chopped red onion, green bell pepper (I used the ribs and seeds, too), zucchini, and cherry tomatoes. This recipe also offers a delicious opportunity to play with all parts...
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jackie’s green smoothie

by Jackie Newgent  |  December 29, 2013  |  2 Comments
  Makes 1 large drink Have a New Year’s resolution to eat right? After your champagne toast at midnight, here’s the perfect beverage with which to celebrate healthful living any day thereafter. It’s tastier than any green juice drink that I’ve ever tried. Enjoy it as a post-workout snack, delightful dessert, or refreshing entrée. It’s my personal favorite “energy” drink—and a simple way to get fruits and vegetables. Cheers! Calories saved: 30
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