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Six ways with smoothies, from the Big Carrot’s blending expert

Six ways with smoothies, from the Big Carrot's blending expert

Sarah Dobec, the liquid breakfast queen at the Big Carrot’s juice bar, whizzes up delectable recipes you’d never guess were good for you

Six ways with smoothies, from the Big Carrot's Sarah Dobec

1 | Key Lime Pie (pictured) Blend ½ an avocado, ¼-cup full-fat coconut milk, 6 ice cubes, 2 tbsp lime juice, zest of ½ a lime, 1 tbsp honey and 2 tbsp vanilla whey protein.

2 | Solar Power Blend 5 oz Chocosol chocolate, 2 tbsp rice protein powder, ½ a banana, 1 oz coconut milk and 2 ice cubes.

3 | Iced Superfood Latte Blend 8 ice cubes, ½ cup water, 2 tbsp vanilla protein powder, 3 tbsp hemp seeds, 1 heaping tbsp raw cacao powder, 2 tsp Dandy Blend coffee substitute, 1 tsp chia seeds, ½ to 1 tsp maca powder and 1 to 2 tbsp honey.

4 | Green Goddess Blend ½ sliced Granny Smith apple, juice of 1 lemon, ½ an avocado, ¼ cup spinach, 3-inch chunk of cucumber and 6 oz water.

5 | Apple Pie Blend 1 sliced Granny Smith apple, 5 oz almond milk, dash of cinnamon, pinch of allspice, 2 tbsp hemp seeds, 1 tbsp flax seeds and 1 tbsp honey.

6 | Minty Melon Refresher Blend 1 cup cubed watermelon, ¼ cantaloupe, 5 oz steeped mint tea, 1 tbsp fresh mint and 2 to 3 ice cubes.

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