Thursday, April 7, 2011

Green Machine

I am thinking green might be my new favorite color. But then I feel like I am being a traitor to blue which has been stalwart pretty much my whole (albeit short) life! And what about pink, I have loved that one for a long time too! What will they think if I just suddenly start saying my favorite is GREEN?! Am I the only one who feels they must stay loyal to colors, of all things?! I mean, I don't really think "blue" would mind. Maybe if I break the news to blue in a nice way.....

I need more friends.

Anyways, speaking of Green, feast your eyes. And your bellies because you should make some.

When Job saw what I was putting in it he just said, "Sorry hun, I love you, but I am not eating that." He was serious!! I was shocked! I pleaded, puppy eyed, "demanded" etc... but he was pretty firm. But finally after I drank mine and mentioned how delish it was he sipped it. And LIKED it! ha!

Kale Apple Smoothie
Serves 1| Hands-On Time: 05m | Total Time: 05m

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup chopped kale, ribs and thick stems removed
  • 1 small stalk celery, chopped (go easy on the celery, it can get too strong)
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • (I also added flax seeds the next time I made it for an extra boost of nutrients)

Directions

  1. Place the kale, celery, banana, apple juice, ice, and lemon juice in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth and frothy.
(From Real Simple)

Don't let that gorgeous green color scare you. It is gooood! :)

2 comments:

  1. HAHAHA! I have to laugh at the thought of Job saying "Sorry hun, I'm not eating that!" JAJA

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