Mocha Orange Smoothie
1 1/2 cups low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt or frozen coconut milk
1/2 cup orange juice
1 1/2 cups fresh orange segments (frozen, for the summer)
1/4 cup chocolate chips (FairTrade, organic), or cocoa to taste
Combine all ingredients in a blender and whir to blend. Add a few ice cubes for added texture and coldness.
–Charlie, M., TN, for The Great Earth Day Smoothie Contest!
By Annie B. Bond, the best-selling and award-winning author of five healthy/green living books, including Better Basics for the Home (Three Rivers Press, 1999), Home Enlightenment, Clean & Green (1990), and most recently True Food (National Geographic, 2010 and winner of Gourmand Awards Best Health and Nutrition Cookbook in the World). She has authored literally thousands of articles and was named “the foremost expert on green living” by Body & Soul magazine (2009).