Friday, January 3, 2014

Welcome 2014!

Happy New Year friends.  Much of the Northeast is shoveling out this morning.  I have no idea exactly how much snow we have here in NH, but it looks like a lot!  The wind is whipping the white stuff around and new snow continues to fall.  This sounds heavenly to me.  My children and I got an extended Holiday from school...a full 2 weeks!  Come Monday it will be hard to face the music, but for now we will enjoy these days.

The start of the new year always brings promise doesn't it.  The feeling and wanting to start anew.  Outlooks are brighter, smiles are wider, a warmth in the heart.....ahhhh.  Let it last all year.
With this start of the new year, I can't stop thinking about smoothies!  Of all things.  Maybe it's because of the eating, drinking, and being merry for over the past few weeks.  Yes, most liking this is the reason.  Ahem.... 

I've decided to make a Green Monster Smoothie.  Packed with spinach, bananas and chia seeds it's incredibly healthy for you.  A great way to counter the effects of figgy pudding and holiday punch!
Not to mention how delicious it is and the kids love it!

Green Monster Smoothie
makes 4 servings

2 cups vanilla soy milk
4 cups of packed baby spinach
2 ripe bananas
2 tbsp. chia seeds

Blend all ingredients.

How easy it that?!

                                                                Now that's a picture!