If you’re on Instagram at all, you have probably come across one, or twenty, stunning #smoothiebowl shots. Or at least 5 if you follow me (@gerihirsch). This is for good reason other than likes; making a smoothie is one of the best ways to add an incredible amount of nutritional value to your daily diet. You can sneak in loads of super foods, greens, berries, vitamins and minerals. If you have time, smoothie bowls are a great way to add a fun textural element and a lot of creativity.
This recipe is one of my favorites for a great energy boost and bright, glowing skin. Here’s how to make a smoothie bowl and if you’d like to watch a video on it, head right this way:
Ingredients for smoothie:
1 cup baby spinach, chopped
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2 frozen banana
1 1/2 cup frozen mixed berries
1 tbsp honey
There are few things more enjoyable than a refreshing cocktail on a sunny summer day. But as you might know, alcohol and mixed cocktails can include hundreds (sometimes thousands) of empty calories per drink! Empty calories simply means food or drink that has zero nutritional value, they do nothing for our well-being (except maybe give us a little buzz).
This unique, nutrient-dense and low-calorie margarita is the perfect accompaniment to your chips and guac this weekend. Not to mention, it’s the most beautiful pink insta-worthy color! Happy summer!
Here’s how you make it:
1. If rimming the glass: first pour 2/3 salt and 1/3 cayenne onto a plate, then slide lime wedge around the rim and turn cup over to dip into salt/cayenne mixture
2. Add everything to your cocktail shaker, but the ice, and shake! (you might need to let the smoothie pack de-frost for a few minutes)
3. Add ice to your glass, pour cocktail mixture over
Note: You can find Pitaya Plus smoothie packs in the freezer section of most grocery stores. If you whip this up, share on insta tagging @gerihirsch and @allgoodhealth!
Affogato’s and Baileys Original Irish Cream are two of my favorite things so I decided to combine the two by making Baileys Irish Cream Affogato’s. Mmmhmm, that’s right. Homemade Baileys Irish Cream ice cream topped with rich deep espresso. It’s just as good as you’d imagine. Here’s how to make it:
You will need:
14 ounces of coconut cream
3/4 cup Baileys Irish Cream
Shots of good Espresso
Garnish options: chocolate covered coffee bean, grated chocolate, coconut flakes, fresh mint
GOOP teamed up with bartender Forrest Hudes to reinvent our favorite classics cocktails and boy do these sound good! From a floral twist on a Sidecar to a surprising beet simple syrup, here are 5 fun Paltrow approved cocktails to try this summer:
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