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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Peachy Green Smoothie

I hope everyone had an enjoyable long weekend and Labor Day.  I know I enjoyed having my husband home an extra day!  While I shopped the farmer's market on Saturday Dave picked up a load of compost for us to top dress our trees with, we got that done yesterday as well as filled a bed for our cucumbers, beans, and squash for next year, and cleaned the shed out.  We also had fun at a family BD party, enjoyed walks around our neighborhood, took a nice bike ride to the apple orchard.  They were not open yet, just as well, I didn't really need a donut anyway;)  Those cider mill donuts are one of my weaknesses. 

I thought I'd share with you the green smoothie I've been loving lately. 

Peachy Green Smoothie

10 oz. filtered water
1 banana (frozen or fresh)
1 peach, pitted
2 T hemp seeds
two big handfuls of greens (I've been rotating spinach and curly kale)
a small splash of almond extract
generous dashes of cinnamon to your taste

blend away!  I have been blending my greens with water first, then adding the rest to finish blending, makes it nice and smooth.  This makes enough for a big jar for me, not sure the ounces.

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last week I was craving one of my favorite recipes from The Yoga CookbookThe Tofu, Pasta, and Olives from the protein prana section.  Driving in the car on the way home I was trying to think of something quick and filling, swung into the store to grab a couple of items, but I didn't remember the olive part ;)  It is still delicious!  It's one of those recipes that are just way more delicious than the sum of it's parts somehow.  Here's the cookbook, it was a gift from my 30th BD =)  thanks Mom and Dad.

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I used Tinkyada's organic brown rice noodles.  I toppped mine with diced toms from the garden and Parma!, and topped Dave's with Parma! and minced fresh red onion.  So good!

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I'm off to get ready for my second day of school, I'll leave you with these pics of cutie pie Maggs.  Can you see her?

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There she is, napping on the entire scratch pad, loves her catnip ;)

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Have a great day, thanks for stopping by =)

2 comments:

  1. finally a green smoothie recipe that actually looks yummy!
    i KNOW i should be doing the green smoothie thing but i just never seem to find one that works for me.

    ill DEFINITELY be giving this one a spin :)

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