RECIPES: Perception vs Reality with smoothies


When you think about a smoothie, this is what you see in your mind’s eye, right? But when you follow the scores of recipes online, especially those made to deal with chronic pain and illness, the smoothies look more like this.


Maybe this isn’t your experience, but it’s certainly been mine. That smoothie didn’t taste disgusting, but it wasn’t lip-smacking delicious either.

I’ve heard you need to use fruits that are all the same color to get those pretty smoothies. But then look at the pictures below. Many of them have several different ingredients.




This obviously isn’t the most content-rich post, but it’s something that’s been bugging me as I drink sludge-colored every day.

What are your thoughts on this? Who’s got a way to make smoothies more appetizing? Tell me in the comments!