South Block Cafe's Nutty Popeye
8 oz almond milk
Handful of fresh spinach
1/2 frozen banana
2 oz peanut butter
4 oz ice
Add all ingredients to a blender and process until smooth.
3/4 of a banana, cut into chunks and frozen for about 20 minutes
1/2 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
8 to 10 oz apple juice (or substitute a liquid of your choice, such as coconut water or rice or soy milk)
Add all ingredients to a blender and process until smooth. Pro tip: When chopping the banana, take care to remove the stringy fibers and the seed at the bottom of the banana, which can cause a bitter taste.
8 oz coconut water or fresh juice of your choice
4 oz coconut meat or 1/2 of a frozen banana
1 orange, peeled
1 large handful of kale, stems removed
1/4 lemon, peeled (adjust the amount to taste)
Optional: Sweeten to taste with maple syrup, agave, or pitted dates
Place ingredients in a high-speed blender and process until smooth.
Photographed by Maria Carey