Yes, I said THIS Sunday!
But don’t worry. I’ve got you covered.
Yes with another theme week!
Other things I will be sharing are easy DIY pampering treatments that you can do for yourself at home, just in case all you *get* for Mother’s Day is 30 minutes to yourself. A good book or gossip magazine, a foot soak and a face mask will certainly bring at least a moments peace.
First up is my version of a green/green monster smoothie. Green smoothies have taken over the web lately, and are basically a traditional smoothie made using white/light colored fruit (banana, pineapple, peach, mango, etc.) with spinach added, which then makes the most beautiful green color, not to mention is loaded with fiber and nutrients.
Below is my favorite version and the one I usually make for my post workout “snack”. Maybe because I drink smothies after my workouts I think they should be associated with some excerise spa or something. Or maybe because as I drink them I get to have 5 peacful momments.
I use frozen fruit, whether fresh that I have frozen or store bought frozen fruit, to eliminate the need for ice (no watered down smoothies here!), just make sure your fruit is diced up to blend more easily and quickly.
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Green Monster Smoothie
By Heather of Kitchen Concoctions: www.kitchen-concoctions.com
Prep Time: 10 minutes Serves: 2
1/2 cup fat free vanilla yogurt
1 cup frozen diced pineapple
1 frozen banana
1 cup frozen sliced peaches, diced
2 large handfuls fresh baby spinach
1-2 tablespoons milk
Puree all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour into glass and serve immediately.