I'm one lucky lady. I'll just put that out there. I have a husband who upon coming home from early morning practice will make me smoothies just because he's the smoothie master and he loves me. Of course I return the favor with lunch and dinner typically, but that morning smoothie makes my entire day. He's got a way with our nutribullet (which we're obsessed with)! So I thought I'd share his current recipe that he's been making for me, loaded with lots of yummy and healthy things, making it the perfect way to start the day. Now, according to Damir...
1.) Get all your stuff out so you have it all ready and it makes everything easier. Here we've got a banana, frozen raspberries, strawberries, wild blueberries, coconut oil, greek yogurt, flax seeds, chia seeds, coconut water, and rice/coconut milk.
2.) Add your banana, and frozen fruit. Here we have frozen strawberries and raspberries, and frozen wild blueberries that we picked in our forest last summer! So good and so good for you! Add a lot of berries to make it a great color.
3.) Add about 1/4 cup of greek yogurt. This makes the smoothie creamier and tastier.
4.) Add chia seeds and flax seeds. A tablespoon of each, or so. Just to seem a little healthier. Look at that professional chia seed pour...
5.) Now it's time for a teaspoon or so of coconut oil to get your healthy fats in. This will make your dog excited because he's been eating coconut oil since he was a puppy. You can give him his daily dose of coconut oil then too...but only after, obviously.
6.) Now it's time for liquids! We use coconut water and coconut milk (we happened to have a mixture of coconut/rice milk in our refrigerator so we have been using that). Damir likes it to be a little richer from the coconut milk so he goes with that. Fill it all the way up to the line, depending on how much frozen fruit you used, you might need more or less.
7.) Now mix it all up! Damir hates chunky smoothies so he likes to mix for a long time to make sure everything is nice and blended. This man knows what he's doing, I tell you.
And that's that! That is Damir's Delicious Olympic Berry Smoothie. He also wanted to add that sometimes he throws a handful of greens in, but he used the rest in my smoothie yesterday so he couldn't today.
It's ok, Damir. We'll forgive you. You're the best.
P.S. We're terribly sorry about the radio silence re: the weekly newsletter. Kenza is still on the mend from her many health issues, and Camilla ended up pretty under the weather upon coming back from the states. Both of us can't work out the way we'd like to but we're doing our best to stay healthy and active with walks and yoga and as much as we can do for right now! We'll resume newsletters soon!