Monday, August 5, 2013

Weird but good green smoothie

Pretty easy and good way of incorporating atypical organic ingredients.

We have a subscription for a weekly box of organic produce (mostly vegetables) from an organic farm about 2 hours away from our city.  This week we received a small yellow fleshed watermelon.  I sliced it up, but the flesh was a little bland and Clement put off by the yellow and the many seeds. 

So I put the
seedy watermelon flesh,
green rind,
golden silk tassels from corn (also from the farm),
2 heaping tablespoons of honey,
covered with water
in the Vitamix blender  and whirred away until everything was pulverized, 
I stopped once to push the tassels lower. 

The result was a light green frothy, foamy, pleasantly sweet concoction.

The ground seeds settled at the bottom and in the end I just decided to toss them, I suppose I could have saved to use in cookies instead of nuts.



Anonymous said...

Yay! I have finally been able to post on Blogger. So, this is what I wanted to say the other day.

I would never have though of putting rinds and silk hair in a beverage. Now you have me thinking of what else I am missing out on.

Profound, right? Aren't you glad i commented now?

tess said...

Yay! Thank you, I appreciate it.

I try to get as much use out of organic produce as I can. I was shocked and appalled when a dear cousin, a foodie even, was discarding beet tops/greens!