Just a light list this week. I want to go our and play with the sun!
We are never ready. If only I knew what I wasn’t ready for …
I love these paintings found via The Jealous Curator. I think it must be because they are so photographic.
These cookies look delicious and no making required.
Wisdom from Instagram.
I made another winner of a smoothie this week. Actually two but I shared the other one (apples and hazelnut) on Instagram.
This one used just a few leaves of chard (it is chard right?) that I picked up because it had a pretty colour. I learnt a lesson last week that a smoothie can have too much green in it so I added just a wee bit to my smoothie. Light green is better than no green right?
Anyway the ingredients for 2 servings are:
- 1/4 cup almond meal
- 1/4 milled flaxseed
- 2 frozen mango slices (I assume it is about 1/3 of a fresh mango)
- 2 bananas
- 1 blood orange
- 3 or more leaves of chard
- 1 tablespoon tahini (heaped)
- 2 cups water
Kind of what my week has looked like but at least by having some vegetables for breakfast everyday I don’t feel so bad.
I find this hypnotising.
If you missed my post earlier this week I just wanted to highlight this 30 day yoga challenge I started and re-started. It really has a beautiful knock on effect for my whole day.
Some additional tips for travelling after another of my posts earlier this week.
Not the sort of thing I normally share but this wedding is breathtaking.
WARNING: I am on the green smoothie bandwagon and future food posts might steer dangerously close to annoying if you never ever want to eat a green smoothie!
So I was going to share this post with you a while back but never got around to taking a picture but I finally got around to getting on this week and now my weeks favourite green smoothie recipe is a little different and even better. Lucky you! This green wonder is mostly seasonal with a drop of tropical.
- 1/4 cup ground almonds
- 1 – 2 tbsp ground flaxseed
- as much spinach as you can handle
- 1 banana
- 2 pears
- a couple chunks of frozen pineapple
- 2 cups water
Blend and dah dah! Makes 2 very generous portions. I take mine to work in a travel cup and sip it for a while.
I am amazed that the spinach flavour doesn’t even impact on the taste of smoothie but it does make things green which kind of makes me feel like Pop-eye. Also if you make a smoothie with kale you don’t put as much kale in as you would spinach. It has flavour!