Not Your Typical Smoothie

Creating the perfect smoothie blend can be quite the task, and often requires some experimentation and innovation. That’s why Williams-Sonoma is launching “Smoothies of the Week,” a campaign where the community shares smoothie recipes centering around a certain theme. This week, we’ve come up with a “not so typical” spin on the green smoothie by incorporating some creative ingredients. What’s the oddest ingredient you’ve included in a smoothie? Tell us!

Start your day off right with healthy greens and a burst of protein. For this particular smoothie we included Sun Warrior Protein Powders, which contain raw vegan protein and taste really good. We also added watermelon and turmeric for their anti-inflammatory properties. For the yogurt we used Noosa Mango Yoghurt.  If you can digest dairy, this is a brand you must check out.  For non-dairy yogurt, we recommend So Delicious.

Note this is not a frozen smoothie, but more of a thick drink. If you want it to be thicker or colder, add a few ice cubes or plan ahead and freeze the watermelon and grapes. Another great smoothie trick– pour your leftover smoothie into ice cube trays.  Next time you need frozen fruit and don’t have any, pop in the “smoothie ice cubes” for a cold treat.

  • 1 really large handful baby spinach (loosely fill half the blender jar)
  • 1 small green apple, cored
  • 1/2 cup green grapes
  • 1 cup watermelon
  • 1/2 cup milk (dairy, rice, soy, etc…)
  • 1/4 cup yogurt (dairy or non-dairy)
  • 1 scoop, Sun Warrior Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1/2-inch fresh turmeric, peeled and roughly chopped

Blend together, pour into a large cup and enjoy!


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