Starting Out the New Year Refreshed

January 18, 2017
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The most tasty tropical fruit smoothie...  To enjoy with a toddler.

The start of the new year is always a breath of fresh air and I always want to start new habits and change the way I’ve been doing things.  One of the new things I’m working on is eating and drinking much more healthily!  For one thing, I’m horrible at drinking water!  Seriously, if I could drink coffee all day, every day I totally would!  Instead, though, I want to start the new year out refreshed!  Being pregnant has really reminded me of the fact that I need to be making sure I’m keeping my body healthy and having a toddler reminds me that I need to be teaching him good habits – not just by what I say but by what I do.
One way Caleb and I are making sure we’re drinking well is by having smoothie parties in the afternoon.  Sure it’s cold out but inside it’s nice and warm so smoothies can still be a thing.  Tropical fruit smoothies (with some spinach added in for good measure) add to our fruit and veggie intake AND our liquid intake so it’s a win-win.  Plus, who can resist a little toddler voice saying “juice” while pointing at the blender?  I sure can’t!
Now, I’m someone who loves a good deal and I found a great one to help with my liquid intake goal.  At Albertsons and its banner stores (we shop at Safeway), when you buy buy $15 worth of participating items – including the Coca-Cola drinks: Simply Orange Juice, smartwater, vitaminwater and POWERADE – you can get $4 off Fresh Cut Fruit via Catalina!  The $4 is found on the reciept as a coupon or credit for your next purchase of Fresh Cut Fruit.  So…  Purchase some refreshing beverages and you get cheaper fruit to add to your smoothies!  Heck yes!
Bonding with Caleb over a smoothie makes my heart happy.  And a happy heart is good for my health.
The most tasty tropical fruit smoothie.

Ingredients

Makes about three servings
1/2 Cup Spinach
1 Cup Frozen Berries
1 Frozen Banana
1 Cup Pineapple
1.5 Cups Milk of Choice (We Use Almond Milk)

Instructions

1. Add all ingredients to a blender
2.  Blend, pour, and enjoy!
The most tasty tropical fruit smoothie...  To enjoy with a toddler.The most tasty tropical fruit smoothie...  To enjoy with a toddler.The most tasty tropical fruit smoothie...  To enjoy with a toddler.The most tasty tropical fruit smoothie...  To enjoy with a toddler.The most tasty tropical fruit smoothie...  To enjoy with a toddler.

Your Turn:
What type of smoothie will you make with the Fresh Cut Fruit at Albertsons and its banner stores?
Anyone else have a toddler who adores smoothies?

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