Green Mojito Smoothie from The Blender Girl App

[This Green Mojito Smoothie is vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free, nut-free and yeast-free. Suitable for Stage 2 and beyond on an anti-candida diet.]

After yesterday’s inaugural “Encore Edibles” post, here’s another kind of encore–a second glimpse of my dear friend Tess Masters’ amazing blender-based recipes!

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You may remember Tess from my previous post in which I wrote about her new cookbook, the amazon #1 bestseller The Blender Girl, and shared her Watermelon Gazpacho. Tess creates incredibly tasty, über-healthy and easy recipes using a blender (and any kind of blender will work for her recipes!). She shares a wealth of information about healthy eating, sprouting, blending and acid/alkaline balance in her book. And now she’s given us a new source of healthy recipes in The Blender Girl Smoothies app!

I had never used a recipe app before (I know, Luddite), but let me tell you, this one is beautiful, functional, and even fun to use.

Have you ever gone to whip up a smoothie, only to think, “I just don’t want my regular kale-and blueberry green smoothie!”? Or perhaps you’ve felt, “I love my regular smoothies, but really crave something a litttle. . . exotic today.” Well, Tess has you covered! The app allows you to plug in a bit about your mood and how you feel, and–voilà!–your perfect blend appears:

Sugar-free, vegan, grainfree Mojito Smoothie on rickiheller.com

There’s also information about each recipe and its health benefits (and all recipes are vegan, grain free, corn free; and all contain healthful sweeteners (no refined sugars here!). I found lots of recipes I could easily adapt to the ACD by using stevia instead of the other sweeteners (note that these recipes do contain fruit, of course).

The app is filled with stunning photos from Erin Kunkel, including one for each smoothie and a gorgeous montage for the glossary of ingredients:

Mojito SMoothie on rickiheller.com

Isn’t that purty?! Other features include dietary information, customized user preferences (recipes are available in both Imperial and metric, which I love) and a “favorites” function. I’m impressed by the shopping list, too, which is automatically generated based on the smoothies you choose:

Mojito Smoothie on Rickiheller.com

But most important, of course, is the recipes. You’ll get 75 to begin, with one new smoothie recipe released each week for a total of 100 all together. That’s more than 3 months of healthy, delicious smoothies! Each recipe has nutritional information and other tidbits from Tess about health benefits and smoothie-making tips.

I imagine by this point, you’d love to know just what kinds of recipes you’ll find in the app. Luckily for us, Tess has agreed to share one of my favorites with you all today–the Green Mojito Smoothie. There is nothing quite as luscious as the combination of mint and lime. This smoothie rounds it out with pineapple and kale as well–for a brand-new, refreshing spin on your “green smoothie.”

Find other posts and recipes from the app here:

Pomegranate Slam-It on Spabettie

Chai Tai Smoothie on Go Dairy Free

Grapefruit Fennel Fix on Mamabalance

Rosemary Melonade on Kim’s Welcoming Kitchen

Mystical Mango Smoothie on Plant-Powered Kitchen

The Blender Girl app is available for $4.99 on iTunes.  Tess’s cookbook, The Blender Girl, is on amazon and in bookstores everywhere.

Connect with Tess on her blog, on Facebook, twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Vegan, sugar-free Green Mojito Smoothie on rickiheller.com

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  1. sounds delicious – I am a great fan of a mojito mocktail so I am sure I would love this – but I am afraid to say I share your luddite tendencies and don’t use recipe apps – I prefer a bigger screen so the idea of reading on the phone screen does not sound easy – but the smoothies sound great

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