|Story time = SNOOTHIE TIME! (the girl calls them Snoothies)|
"This is WAY better than blueberries."
Amen, sister. But that's nothing compared with her brother's reaction. He basically loses his mind the second he hears the blender going.
|You have no idea how good this is.|
THE DUDE'S BASE SMOOTHIE RECIPE
2 cups of plain yogurt - the CSA yogurt was amazing but Dannon is ok, too.
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Scant tablespoon (more like a half tablespoon) of sugar
Ice to fill blender
Fruit and/or other nonsense
So. First you put in the base ingredients:
Then put in the fruit and other nonsense:
Then fill the blender to the top with ice:
Then blend into oblivion:
Some ones we've tried:
Peach: Add 3 peaches to the base recipe
Peanut Butter and Banana: Add 2 tablespoons of Peanut Butter and one Banana to the base recipe
Peach Banana: Add 2 peaches and one banana to the base recipe
|This is our favorite so far.|
Oh a note on the sugar. I've heard that you can use honey instead of the sugar if you're worried about your kid's sugar consumption. My guy is too young still for honey, though. Plus if you do the math they are basically getting less than 1/2 teaspoon of sugar per smoothie. I'm not going to get my panties in a bunch about that small of an amount. Especially when my attitude on sugar consumption in children is the same as alcohol consumption in college: Learn how to do it in moderation in a somewhat consequence free situation so that later in life you don't get wasted at an office event and/or choose only cookies for your school lunch.
In other news tonight's plans involve friends, wine, and what the dude is holding:
Obviously this is the best idea ever and nothing can possibly go wrong. Yup.