>> Wednesday, August 24, 2011
I try my best to keep things simple. But I make all sorts of delicious foods -- all the time, in fact -- that I often don't deem blog-worthy. Especially lately, as it seems my tastes are changing again due to my pregnancy.
Anything ANYTHING will give me heartburn. And I've again developed some food aversions. Most notably: I can't eat collard greens without having an immediate reaction (to put it lightly).
Simple. Easy. Boring? This smoothie, for example. It's so basic, I almost considered skipping it for posting purposes. But what makes this smoothie great is the texture.
BASIC STRAWBERRY SMOOTHIE
What you'll need . . .
- 1 frozen banana (essential that it's frozen)
- 3/4 cup frozen strawberries
- 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
- 1/2 cup almond milk
Method . . .
- Toss everything in a blender and blend.
- Add more or less milk depending on your texture preference.
- To jazz it up, add cinnamon. Or vanilla extract. But I don't think you need to.
Sigh. I can't complain too much, though. We're still getting a ton done. Stephen painted most of our first floor last week. He has some detail and touch-up work to finish, but we're loving the new, bolder color.
We also bought this new rug at Overstock.com as a start to our new color scheme. See the difference? If you've been on our house tour, you know we used to be all beach-y, Young-House-Love-Style.
But that's so not who we really are. I think we went that direction at first because we just didn't know what to do and it was a popular look. Thing is, we're way more dramatic than that. So, the dark grey walls add some much-needed drama. We plan to keep it colorful and slightly bohemian-influenced.
But we have a lllooonnnggg way to go.
That's all for now. I'm going to TRY to sneak in a run this morning. We'll see if that happens! In the meantime, what's your favorite, most basic recipe? Just leave a comment or email us at neverhomemaker [at] gmail [dot] com.
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