What's the best way to soften an ingredient?
Blending an ingredient like sweet potato or carrot can be difficult, especially if you don’t have a high-powered blender. If you’re finding it difficult to blend these kinds of ingredients, we’d recommend steaming them, sticking them in the microwave for a few minutes, or even boiling them for a bit before blending.
What's the best way to peel a mango?
Mango-peeling can be a tricky process, so we've provided this helpful video to show you how to easily peel a mango using a cup!
What's the best way to "top" an ingredient?
"Topping" an ingredient is easy as pie, and exactly as it sounds! In the case of a persimmon, just remove the top leafy part with a knife or your hands. Basically, anything that isn't orange!
What's the best way to peel ginger?
Using a simple knife, cut off the amount of ginger you want to use and remove any of the excess nubs. Then, while holding the ginger in your off-hand, scrape off the peel with a spoon. This helps give you a smoother, more manageable end than if you’d cut it off with a spoon. Use this carefully cultivated piece for the smoothie, and save the rest for later!