Building on Dave Hingsburger's recipe day, we solicited our son's help in making menus this week and since he wasn't allowed to choose hamburgers every single meal, he chose smoothies one night and poppy seed chicken for last night. Into the yummy concoction goes:
2 cups mixed berries (fresh if available)
1/2 c. 2% milk
1 cup peaches
1 cup low fat yogurt
2 cups ice
couple of tablespoons of honey (optional)
This is very simple to do. Send husband to store. Throw everything in blender. Turn on blender. Put the cover on first, of course.
For the anaphylaxis victim in the family (moi), my batch gets made first, minus the banana. Add sandwiches for the rest of the family. Asparagus and some rice for me, who's trying to go wheat free again since that seemed to help once, although it was probably coincidence/remission. Listen to sound of blender whirring in kitchen while lying on the couch.
Tell husband I'm eating on the couch, but go sit at the table, confusing both of us. Quiet dance of triumph for getting significant fruits into son. Repeat on a regular basis (snacks, add ice cream to his to fatten him up, whatever).
One batch will make about 2 servings. Use less ice if any fruit is frozen. Husband wonders how smoothies would taste with champagne added. Wife rolls eyes. I had forgotten my son really likes tater tot casserole--we'll have to try it again.