Perhaps it’s the fact that we’re in the thick of humidity and scorching temperatures (107 degrees, anyone?), but I can’t help but rely on my blender for simple meals. Granted, I’m not an evangelist of the cruel and heartless juice cleanse, but I do believe in a refreshing, icy complement to a meal. These days I’m obsessing over the fruit smoothie and cruciferous greens paired with sweet berries. Case in point — check out my raspberry + blueberry concoction paired with a hearty kale fruit salad. This was undeniably satisfying, at first, and then made even better with the addition of grilled chicken. Light and refreshing, I loved the burst of fruit flavor at each bite.
Here’s what I did in ten minutes, flat:
Voila! Dinner is served!