Making the Simple Smoothie

Good Morning!

I love smoothies!

They can be packed with all sorts of healthy options.

how to make

When I started making them, years ago, I used to make them with

  • 3 fruits
  • 3 veggies
  • yogurt
  • and other things like…acai berries, goji berries, chia seed, flax seeds, eggs or protein powders
  • and…sugar!

Well things have changed and I have simplified our morning smoothie.

I came to the conclusion that you really don’t need to take in all your fruits, vegetables, and protein in one sitting!

This is my new and I believe improved morning smoothie…

The Basics

  • One Fruit
  • One Veggie
  • Plain Yogurt
  • Sweetener if needed
  • I also use bananas, cooked sweet potatoes, or avocados to give make my smoothies nice and thick.

Optional Ingredients

one or two of the following

  • Chia Seeds
  • Flax meal
  • Oatmeal
  • Coconut oil

Spices and Extracts also optional

  • any extract that you find appealing, I usually use vanilla or almond
  • Spices used to taste: cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and turmeric

Recipe for this mornings Smoothie

Avocado and Apple

apple avocade

This will make two smoothies.  All of the ingredients are organic.


  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 apples
  • 1 head of romaine lettuce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 – 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 – 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 cup water


  • wash, peel, and chop all produce.
  • Place all ingredients in a blender
  • Blend until smooth


This is a thick smoothie you may need a spoon to eat it

Which is a good thing, it takes a little longer to consume your Morning Smoothie!

From Us to You at Bungalow 62 🙂

Have a beautiful Day


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