Thursday, January 27, 2011

...What's for Breakie?...

I'm not sure when we started calling Breakfast 'Breakie'...I guess when Scout was little...

...but I still ask him before bed what he wants for 'Breakie'...silly I know...

...and his choices range from applesauce and oatmeal to chocolate chip waffles (usually only on the weekend)...

...but I often throw in a smoothie instead of his regular orange juice...

...this one has two oranges about a cup of raspberries (not his first choice because of the seeds - but we were out of strawberries)...and a handful of frozen spinach...

...just blend it all up - you can add a little bit of orange juice or water if it's too thick and a couple of spoonfuls of ground flax seeds is good too...

...and it makes plenty of delicious smoothie to get both our mornings off to a great start...

11 comments:

  1. I love a good smoothie!

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  2. What a great idea! I've been looking for some good liquid "breakie" ideas for me. The girls can digest anything at 6:30, but I cannot! I need something easier on the tummy at that hour. Greg is really into spinach at breakfast, so I always have those ingredients on hand.

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  3. yum, great way to get that spinach in there too!

    love, k

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  4. i need to try smoothies on my kiddos again . . . thanks for the inspiration!

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  5. Genius move sneaking in the spinach. Although I know Scout is old enough to know it is there, my little ones wouldn't pick up on that yet. Looks yummy!

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  6. Anonymous11:21 PM

    Just found you and love your blog. (Smoothies are the best, by the way! Even when there is snow all around me:)

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  7. we're big fans of smoothies here!

    sneaking in a bit of spinach is a good idea.

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  8. I need to get to the store for some stocking up today. That one looks divine.

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  9. I like smoothies and I've been known to add a can of fruit (sometimes in syrup but that's between you, me and the blog reading world.

    I would never have thought of adding spinach, a good idea.

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  10. Looks delicious. I love flax seed in waffles and smoothies. I also like tofu in smoothies, on occasion, but I do have to be in the mood for that.

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  11. That looks so good! I put spinach in smoothies alot as well. Y

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