Feel The Burn

by Angela (Oh She Glows) on February 4, 2009

Good morning!

Ok, I have to admit- Eric and I watched The (Superbowl) Office episode again last night!!! Weeeeeeee. It is seriously funnier the second time around because you anticipate all the funny parts. I swear laughter is the best stress release…I slept like a baby!

Thank you for all of your suggestions about adding frozen fruit to smoothies. I don’t know why I didn’t think of this before *Scratches head*.

I had some frozen berries in the freezer that were pretty old. Ok, I won’t lie. They are a good two years old and covered in freezer burn. LOL!!!!! So gross I know. But I thought what the hell. I’m sure every last nutrient has died in the berries long ago, but I figured it was better than ice. Heck, maybe they will give my smoothie a nice aged flavour? ;)


The loot:

  • 2 leaves organic kale
  • 1 Tbsp flax
  • 1 ripened banana (medium)
  • 1 Cup Original Almond Breeze
  • 1 small handful frozen berries

Just chillin:

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After my smoothie, I brought out the other half of my prize loot!


The lo down:

  • 160 kcals
  • 4g fibre
  • 3 g protein
  • 8 g fat

It is vegan and gluten free! Sweet! :)


Taste test?

  • I liked this bar but it wasn’t my favourite of flavour combinations. I guess I am not a huge tropical nut kinda girl. It was still good though and I would probably try the other flavours!
  • I love the short ingredient list: organic dates, cashews, apples, bananas, pineapple, coconut, sea salt.

Thanks Melissa!!! :D

Keep those awesome Valentine’s Day entries coming in!!


There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.
R. Buckminster Fuller


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brandi February 4, 2009 at 10:03 am

i love frozen berries in smoothies!

cherries are really good


kaneil February 4, 2009 at 10:20 am

I was just at whole foods yesterday and was wondering about those Think bars. Good to know that the tropical nut isn’t the best. Maybe I’ll grab another flavor next time I see them.

You only have 2 more days of work! I am very envious!!

Kaneil, balanceisbest.wordpress.com


Diana February 4, 2009 at 10:50 am

Wow – thoser are some burnt berries!! hehe! Your flowers are still looking beautiful!


jenni February 4, 2009 at 10:55 am

i like putting in the mixed berries, but a blueberry smoothie sounds great. your smoothie has such a beautiful color (that’s always one of my favorite parts about smoothie making).
you always put up the loveliest pictures and quotes, and they always make me smile, so thank you!


marafaye February 4, 2009 at 11:06 am

I love all of your honeymoon pics!! They make me CRAVE warm weather!


carolinebee February 4, 2009 at 11:47 am

haha!! – did u die when Angela brought the cat out of her desk drawer!??


Courtney (The Hungry Yogini) February 4, 2009 at 12:25 pm

Berries are a wonderful addition to your smoothie. Eating berries every day is good for aging and memory =)


VeggieGirl February 4, 2009 at 1:04 pm

My dad totally ate that same Think bar today!! :-D


dailygoods February 4, 2009 at 1:51 pm

just bought some frozen berries :) hopefully will make a smoothie soooon!!


Missy (MIssy Maintains) February 4, 2009 at 2:50 pm

Love those think bars! I think I like the other flavors better too though!


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