Monday, February 11, 2013

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothies

First off I'm going to start off this post with some of the things I used to create these wonderful smoothies. 

We love peanut butter, but all the oils aren't great. There is some controversy on that. I've been trying to use powdered peanut butter. I've been using PB2 Powered Peanut Butter. I've been able to get it at the grocery store HyVee and Whole Foods. I haven't checked if Trader Joes has it or not.

I've been using whole flax seed. I've read in different sources that flax seed is better to digest if you ground it right before use. If you are looking for a great brand Tropical Traditions is wonderful!

Organic Flax Seed - 16 oz pouch

I use Chocolate or Vanilla NuStevia when I'm in a sweet mood.

Now onto the recipe: 

I start adding things into the blender. I add a splash of almond milk and keep adding that until the blender can handle it. The more the milk, the runnier it gets. That part just depends on your preference.

All 4 family members love it! It's the only way I can get the 7 year old to eat, or in this case drink bananas. I imagine I could even throw in a handful of spinach. My family happens to just eat a small pile of spinach every morning anyhow.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Aussie Bites

I posted about these on my other site, but like to keep all my recipes over here. Aussie Bites are really pretty good!

Set you oven to 350 degrees. Mix the dry ingredients together. Mix the wet ingredients together. Mix everything together. Spray little muffin cups and put them in them. The recipe I found said to cook them for 12 minutes. I found that they needed to be cooked for 20 minutes.  I also replaced in the original recipe some butter with coconut oil.