Go For the Green

Go for the Green - Clover Leaf

For those of you that are enthusiastically celebrating, Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

In honor of the day, we found a couple of interesting videos to share. Click here, for a short history of the holiday, and here for one explanation of why today everything in sight has suddenly turned green. (Well, maybe not here, where finding a shamrock would be a more daunting prospect than finding a needle in a haystack.) If you are looking to further indulge with a recipe, check here for a great green smoothie. So sit back with your favorite drink, and enjoy.

Acai Pear Banana Protein Smoothie

Acai Pear Banana Protein Smoothie

Going through so many sleepless night lately, we were feeling the need for a little extra protein in our diet. Rice protein is generally well tolerated by most people and provides a great alternative if you are looking to avoid dairy. This recipe has supported us well during our very intensive care of Simba, during his last weeks of life. If you are in need for more energy, do experiment with green smoothies or protein smoothies to supplement your diet. Let us know, what your favorite smoothies are. Again, this recipe requires only a few basic ingredients. Continue reading

Spinach-Ginger-Pear Smoothie

Spinach-Ginger-Pear Smoothie - Green Smoothie

Green smoothies are still one of our favorites and we encourage you to give them a try. The combinations of greens, fruits and vegetables are truly limitless. Just pick your own favorites and a reasonably powerful blender and give it a try. We just upgraded to a Ninja blender, which is very affordably priced, and really love it. A Blendtec or Vitamix would be nice, but the Ninja works very, very well and we quite love working with it. The recipe on our most favorite list at the moment is quite simple. Continue reading