Happy New Year, everyone! I’m down in ATL at the moment spending time with my little cousins and family. Naturally, we had to get into a little smoothie making fun for breakfast. Now, my two little cousins are so picky.. Will not eat fruit, vegetables, or anything with a “weird” texture. You can imagine the kind of food in this house then :o.. haha. So, while I’m down here, my mission is to sneak some more nutrients in, without them knowing it 😉
Here goes nothin’ in Adi’s Kids Kitchen:
1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries and pineapples
2 small bananas (or 1 medium)
juice of 1 grapefruit
2 tbsp plain greek yogurt plus a dollop for serving
BLEND until smooth.
And here’s the result (please take note of the Duck Dynasty pjs)
Look at that face! It was a success! Mission complete 😀
You can IMPROVISE on this recipe too:
Use any kind of frozen fruit you like.
Use orange juice instead of grapefruit.
Use a different flavor of greek yogurt (like vanilla).
Wishing you all good health, happiness, and love in 2014!
The beautiful thing about green smoothies is you’ll get a full serving of veggies without tasting them! The key to doing this is adding a sweet frozen fruit. This one’s one of my favorites. It’s packed with so many vitamins, the perfect thing to kick your metabolism in high gear, and gives you a ton of energy to start off your day. On this morning’s listening list is also one of my favorite, most fun and energetic musicians, Cannonball Adderley.
What you need:
3 cups loosely packed kale
1 green apple
3/4 cup frozen pineapple
3/4 cup coconut water
1 tbsp flaxseeds
1inch x 1inch fresh ginger
What kind of music do you like to start your day off to?