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Let’s Thank The Man Who Invented Smoothies

“Mom?  Who invented smoothies?  I need to write the man a letter and thank him.” From all accounts I’ve seen, it was Steven Kuhnau who branded the “smoothie” — in the late 1960’s.  As a lactose intolerant teenager, Mr. “Smoothie King” Steven wanted something to enjoy that was similar to the milkshakes his peers loved. So, he created frozen blends of fresh fruit, ice and fruit juice.  Not only did they taste great, but those new concoctions helped him manage his allergies and regulate his blood sugar levels as well. Cool. Never underestimate the power of a smoothie.  Breakfast, lunch, snack, dessert.  Sneak in some veggies (kale goes entirely unnoticed), maybe a little protein powder . . . and . . . boom . . . you’ve got a balanced treat with lots of the food groups.  Check out some of these favorites. This stuff . . . nutrition . . . food . . . breakfast . . . snacks . . . It’s important.  So important, I included it (just a little “taste”) …