Welcome to the week friends!
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Hello all! Hoping you all had a wonderful weekend!
We spent some time doing some more spring cleaning – and by that I mean mostly me. It was time to (finally) get to a closet project I’d been dreaming of for a while (but hadn’t the courage to tackle).
So I did it…and (seriously)……it feels just as good as I thought it would!
Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.
– Robert Louis Stevenson.
Today is also the first anniversary of the day I woke up and started something new – the idea for Not So Fast was officially born a year ago today. My how time flies!
It is wonderful to see the journey that has emerged from starting this blog (and this super fun project). It is one of true community – and THAT my friends is a (very) beautiful thing – so thank you (truly) for the support, appreciation, & the sharing & sheer inspiration that overflows from this wonderful blogging community!
You all amaze me. Truly, you do!!
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
– Helen Keller.
So, let’s get to this yummy smoothie now, shall we?
More fresh fruit to start the day means more simple natural sugars to get you going. More bananas (from fair trade farms) means more good hearty nutrition with minimal calories and heaviness. More blended goodness means digesting is a snap – so lightness is yours for the day!
Less sweets and extras in your smoothies means simple ingredients on hand are all you need. Less of the fancy stuff means ingredients are attainable and cheap – so you can get more for less – and feel great doing it!
Light Peach & Banana Smoothie:
- (2) bananas, fresh or frozen
- (1) cup peaches, frozen or fresh (you can also sub nectarines)
- (3-4) dates, pitted
- (1- 1.5) cups almond milk
- (4-6) ice cubes
- cinnamon or cardamom to sprinkle on top (optional)
- a lovely cinnamon stick to dress up the glass (optional too of course!)
Combine all of the ingredients in your blender and blend on high until frothy and beautiful. Feel free to add more almond milk or water as needed to get the mixture rolling.
Enjoy on your deck (in a clean mason jar maybe 🙂 ) with a good book, view, or just one or two quiet moments to yourself.
The best things in life aren’t things.
~ Art Buchwald
Be helpful. When you see a person without a smile, give them yours
– Zig Ziglar
With all this nice weather – smoothie season is about to kick in to high gear – I am getting giddy just thinking about it!
Here is a quote that I found particularly awesome this weekend:
Life is not about weathering the storm….it’s about learning to dance in the rain.
- What smoothies are you loving these days?
- Got any tips on how to dance in the rain?
Let’s get moving, shall we? I am already…
Yours in Less,