Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Sunshine Smoothie with Coconut, Clementine and Turmeric

1/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1 cup chilled unsweetened coconut water 2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut milk Fresh or frozen segments from 2 clementines (about 1 1/2 cups) 1/2-inch fresh turmeric, peeled and roughly chopped (or 1/2 teaspoon ground), more if desired 1/2-inch fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon honey or agave nectar (optional) 1 tablespoon maca powder (optional) Place the oatmeal in a blender and process until finely ground. Add the remaining ingredients to the blender and process until smooth. For a thicker smoothie, let it stand for about 5 minutes before serving.