Buy this book. That's where the recipes are. But honestly? I make my green smoothie on the fly every single day. It's never really the same. Sometimes, I'll find something the kids love --this usually elicits a repeat now-and-again. But not really. Because I don't write any of it down. I follow the smoothie template in Robyn's book --and even then I vary it up. I just make sure I have raw foods in it: veggies, fruits, and some nuts/seeds occasionally.
For you, though, dear reader, because my love for you is so immense and overwhelming, I'll let you know what I put in my smoothies today (I made two. The first was for breakfast/lunch; the second for dinner/breakfast tomorrow). There are not really any specifics as far as measurements go (in most cases) because I eyeball it:
1/3 lemon (with the peel)
spinach (frozen this time)
carrots (handfuls of baby ones)
5 whole dates (pitted, of course)
handful of walnuts
frozen fruit (that one blend from Costco --peaches, berries, pineapple, melon, etc.)
frozen berries (marion, rasp, and blue --also blend from Costco)
Orange juice (Simply brand)
handfuls spring mix greens
handfuls baby spinach (fresh)
one pear (ripe)
5 dates (pitted)
frozen fruit (the blend from above)
Last night, Brandon's cousin stopped by to stay the night on her way back to school in Idaho. I haven't seen her in person since she got back from her mission (last April!), so we ended up talking and talking and talking... until 2AM.
Needless to say, I didn't get up early this morning. For a split second, I figured I had failed before I had begun. But, but, but!! At around 10:15AM, when the cousin had safely left, the kids were at school, the younger boys were happily watching a movie, I did it. I went downstairs and did it.
I DID IT!
#5 even came down to watch me and hand me a weight or two, but he didn't get in the way. And you know what? 20 minutes is easy, man.
After exercising I drank some water. I then showered. And got the kids dressed. Started laundry, ran errands and went to Costco, supervised homework, fighting, whining, piano lessons, dinner, and....
Holy cow, I'm tired.
And now it's time for FHE. And some kid is crying. I guess I should get off the computer now...