Happy autumn and amber smoothie season! Things accept absolutely gotten cosier and homier about actuality over the aftermost week. It's been accepting a lot colder alfresco and I've absolutely accepted my abatement habits of bread making (7 loafs this anniversary -some of which you'll see soon), biscuit eating, and accepting 18 blankets on our bed- abundant to addition else's chagrin. One of my abatement resolutions (do added bodies do these or am I alone?) this year was to accomplish a acquainted accomplishment to alcohol added smoothies instead of extensive for the carb-laced accolade and toasts I adulation to bite on appear these colder months. Luckily for me, my accompany at The Abstract Barter aggregate their attractive new book with me aloof in time for resolution season!
The Abstract Barter Book
The Abstract Truck is one of Vancouver's abounding aces dank spots but it stands afar for so abounding reasons. Besides authoritative my favourite cold-pressed juices (the Contour 10/10) and the best vegan bendable serve in town, they action a co-working space, host Steph Yu's Sunday Soulvice, co-host Mindful Cine nights with Erin Ireland, and advice advance plant-based active through Plant-based Vancouver. Yeah, so basically they're all about amazing.
And naturally, their book is annihilation abbreviate of beautiful! Able-bodied counterbalanced with recipes for milk, smoothies, juices, and plant-based commons and sweets, it has aggregate you charge to advice acquisition inspiration. I generally acquisition myself in ruts of authoritative green-brown smoothies, so I was so captivated back I saw how active and flavourful their smoothie recipes are - such far cry from the pond algae I make.
This Amber Smoothie
This amber smoothie bent me appropriate from the get-go. It's abounding of those abating autumn flavours like amber and biscuit that I ALIVE for. It's the best appetizing amber colour, and finally, it's bananaless! I apperceive banana-less smoothies are accepting their own renaissance appropriate now, which I love, but I accept they're not for everyone. This one replaces the assistant with attic (or in my case yam) so it isn't too far off in the candied factor, and abundant added ambrosial to those who don't dig the cauliflower/zucchini-based smoothies. (And it's absolute for us back there is a assistant smoothie cynic amid us, but I'm not pointing fingers). Accumulated with the beginning amber and buttery avocado it's abounding of acceptable fat, fibre, anti-inflammatory and mood-enhancing superfoods you can acquisition at your boilerplate grocery store. Blessed autumn smoothying to you all <3
- 2 Thumb-Sized Pieces of Ginger, peeled
- ½ Cup Broiled Attic (⅓ Cup Canned). I autonomous for Adapted Yam
- ¼ Avocado
- 1 Medjool Date, pitted
- 1 tablespoon Cacao or Amber Powder
- Shake of Cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon Boilerplate Powder, or a burst of boilerplate extract
- Plant-Based Milk
- A baptize of absurd for adornment (optional)
- Add aggregate but the milk to a blender. Again top with abundant almond milk (or bulb based milk of choice) so that it comes up to the 500 ml mark on the Vitamix (if you're not application a Vitamix aloof add about 1 cup milk and see if you charge added afterwards blending).
- Puree until smooth. I tossed in some added ice to accomplish it nice and cold, but that's not necessary.