Calories 876.2
  Total Fat 51.5 g
  Saturated Fat 13.0 g
  Polyunsaturated Fat 4.0 g
  Monounsaturated Fat 7.5 g
  Cholesterol 511.7 mg
  Sodium 554.5 mg
  Potassium 904.7 mg
  Total Carbohydrate 73.7 g
  Dietary Fiber 10.6 g
  Sugars 41.0 g
  Protein 36.8 g
  Vitamin A 118.4 %
  Vitamin B-12 20.8 %
  Vitamin B-6 47.2 %
  Vitamin C 58.3 %
  Vitamin D 151.0 %
  Vitamin E 27.5 %
  Calcium 24.9 %
  Copper 10.8 %
  Folate 24.4 %
  Iron 23.2 %
  Magnesium 11.9 %
  Manganese 20.6 %
  Niacin 49.6 %
  Pantothenic Acid     5.5 %
  Phosphorus     30.4 %
  Riboflavin 37.0 %
  Selenium 2.8 %
  Thiamin 6.0 %
  Zinc 13.1 

That’s the nutritional information for today’s smoothie.  Go to Spark Recipes to check out the nutritional information of your favorite recipes.

I have a slight cold and sinus infection so I figured I should bump up the nutrient intake for today with a delicious smoothie.

Looks good, right?


  • 1/2 C yogurt
  • 2 raw eggs – The eggs are the closest thing to a complete food source.  They make the smoothie nice and creamy.  After you’ve had one with eggs, you’ll never want one without.  Don’t eat store-bought eggs raw unless you want to get really, really sick.
  • Big scoop of peanut butter.  Stay away from hydrogenated oil.  Most grocery stores carry at least one brand of natural peanut butter.
  • Handful of frozen wild blueberries.  Wild blueberries are supposedly higher in antioxidants.  They definitely taste better and the skins break up smaller in the blender.
  • Handful of frozen strawberries.  Unless you have a monster blender, chop the strawberries into smaller pieces first.
  • Handful of frozen peach slices.  Again, cut them into smallish pieces first.
  • Whole banana.
  • Spoonful of honey.  Raw local honey combats allergies and is very good for you.  Of course it tastes good, too.
  • 1 tsp. cod liver oil.  Good for your heart, joints, and immune system.  A smoothie is about the only way to get this stuff down.  Especially if you actually stop and think about what it is.

Remember to cover your ears when making smoothies.

Bella is the only person I’ve met brave enough to drink my smoothies with me.  Maybe just because she’s too young to know better.  Or maybe because they’re purple.

Whatever the reason, we think they’re delicious.

What’s your favorite smoothie recipe?

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