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Strawberry Hemp Milk Smoothie

strawberry hemp milk smoothie
Drink pink! Organic strawberries make fabulous smoothies.

It's that time of year. Smoothie weather is upon us. Time to whip fresh fruit  into a frenzy of deliciousness. Then go for a walk. And burn off those winter blues. Lethargy is so yesterday.

Today?

Today is berrylicious.

A note on hemp milk-

You'll love this dairy-free smoothie recipe. It's not your average, boring rice milk smoothie. Nope. I'm talking hemp milk. Thick and creamy and full of nifty Omegas, Hemp Dream is my latest gluten-free dairy-free soy-free rice-free find.
I've been using the plain original version for my Cheesy Uncheese Sauce (it's silkier than rice milk, and thickens like a dream). And the vanilla is tasty enough to drink on its own. Seriously. 

Not all brands taste the same. So if you've tried a hemp milk that made you pucker and smack your lips, awash in farm fresh grassiness, do not fear. Not all hemp milks are created equal.

Taste around, Darling- be promiscuous in your hemp milk quest- and find one you truly like. It's out there.


Fresh organic strawberries

Strawberry Hemp Milk Smoothie Recipe


When Nicole at Pinch My Salt posted What's Simpler Than a Smoothie? Strawberry Milk- she set my private tiny girl heart all aflutter. I used to love making strawberry milk. Could I possibly recreate my childhood bliss without dairy?

The short answer is, Yes I can

What you'll need to make this smoothie: a good blender. Or better yet, a Vita-Mix. And if you need a protein boost, add protein powder- here's my fave gluten-free vegan vanilla protein powder.

Ingredients:

1 cup ice cold Vanilla Hemp Dream
1 cup chilled ripe organic strawberries, sliced
1 teaspoon raw agave nectar, or honey, to taste

Instructions:

Pour the hemp milk into blender.

Add the strawberries and agave.

Cover.

Whip on high.

Pour.

Boom.

Sip.

Strawberry deliciousness.

Recipe Source: glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com

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More smoothie recipes from food bloggers:

The Sensitive Pantry's Red Velvet Smoothie
Persimmon Smoothie with Mint and Lime from Ilva in Italy
Ellen's Raw Green Smoothie from I Am Gluten Free
Green Smoothies from Alanna at A Veggie Venture
Orange Creamsicle Dairy-Free Smoothie at Gluten Free Bay
Berry Banana Breakfast Smoothie at Go Dairy Free




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