April 18, 2019

Oryana Lake Street Café Smoothies

Bottoms Up
By Janice Binkert | April 28, 2018

“The Ultimate is at the top of our blackboard smoothie list for a reason,” said Oryana Natural Foods Market’s Lake Street Café barista (and all-arounder) Dave Fenlon. “There’s a lot going on in there, which is generally what people are looking for when they order a smoothie – something that not only tastes delicious, but also has health benefits and a lot of add-ins.” This particular concoction combines organic blueberries, banana, peaches, ginger, honey, nutmeg, flax seed and almond milk, creating one very pleasant creamy, fruity, mildly spicy explosion in your mouth. Ditto for number two on the list, The Superior, blending blueberries, cherries, banana, dates, goji berries, avocado and apple juice. Any smoothie  on the menu can be amped up with additions like hemp or whey protein, fresh kale, local yogurt, matcha tea, or – if you’re really craving a health bomb – a “superfoods” powder delivering 45(!) concentrated greens. You can even get creative and design your own smoothie. 12-16 oz., $5.95-$8.95. Lake Street Café, 260 East Tenth Street, Traverse City, (231) 346-2852. oryana.coop


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