Summer Drink from Smashed Fruit?





Nectarine Limeaide Smoothie
1 cup limeaid
3 overly ripened Nectarines

Have you ever bought fruit and had it begin to get squishy or look like it had gotten smashed between the store and your house? I know I tend to have a hard time eating "ugly" fruit. Somehow the squishiness is too much for me. Thanks to the Vitamix I can now not waste or even hesitate at eating these. Begin by mixing these up to high as soon as possible. A quick high setting should be enough. 

Taste Comments: Perfect hot summer's day drink! I got 3 servings of fruit in this drink! For when our temperatures were 100+ and I came home overheated and dehydrated this helped me recover quickly!

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Deer CROSSING


Saw 'Bambi' on my way home from work...she was quite casual about snacking on the side of the road and then slowly crossing. Needless to saw I fawned over the fawn.

Can't take the city girl out of me...such a shock & delight to see nature. Thankfully I saw her so I was able to stop and brake and she didn't jump out and actually spook me!

Rolled Chicken a la Goat Cheese, Parsley, Mushroom in a Cilantro Sauce





Rolled Chicken a la Goat Cheese, Parsley, Mushroom in a Cilantro Sauce
5 thinly slice chicken breasts
1 zucchini
~10 mushrooms
handful of cilantro
handful of parsley
1/4 cup water

Begin by mixing the cilantro with the water in the pan. Next lay out the chickens. In Vitamix, blend the goat cheese with the parsley after finely dicing it. Next, spoon stuffing on chicken and layer mushrooms on top. Attempt to roll up as best you can and place into pan, cover chicken with light sauce and place tin in over to 425 degrees F for 30 min. with tin foil. 

Taste Comments: Next time try at 400 degrees F for 45 min. to attempt to keep moisture in chicken so not as dry on top. Also cover chicken in sauce and fill chicken with more stuffing. Otherwise, a gourmet meal which only took about 10 min. prep time! Quite healthy too - can't wait to try other stuffings...


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Nutella Cherry Smoothie









Nutella Cherry Smoothie
1 peach
1.5 cups frozen cherries
~4 strawberries
1 tablespoon Nutella
1 cup water

Taste comments: You know when you have that craving for chocolate...the one where it nags you in your head until you break down and need to eat chocolate? If you don't know, that's okay, you must not be a chocolate lover. As an aficionado I struggle to keep my sugar craving for chocolate in check with my brain and knowledge of what is healthy. This is the ultimate tasteing give-in treat that actually is delightfully not sin-ful. The cherry paired with the nutella was extravagant and I enjoyed drinking every sip of this dessert in the mid-afternoon!


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4th of July Sorbet



4th of July Sorbet
1 cup milk
3 cups frozen fruit: I did the Market Pantry from Target, mixed fruit frozen bag which is resealable (strawberry, mango and pineapple)

Taste comments: We had our dear friend Carolyn visiting us for the 4th. After venturing out for the fireworks we decided it was way too hot and muggy/extremely crowded in the park so we would rather try to watch the fireworks from the roof of our apartment. When we got back after turning on the AC I thought a sorbet would be an excellent way to cool off from the summer heat. This took literally a few minutes from start to finish. I definitely overestimated how much fruit to use as we have serious leftovers. This actually was cool because when I checked this morning, the sorbet froze really well. So good to know - you can always make more than you intend with the Vitamix and the product will retain freshness and quality. This is by far the healthiest sorbet you could make with no added sugar and honestly the sweetness of the fruit was enough. A cool summer treat!


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Mast-o-Khiar (Iranian cucumber and mint yogurt)

Our favorite healthy snack is Mast - o - Khiar which is a cucumber yogurt dip for chips, veggies, or even by the spoonful!

The Vitamix saved time and energy making this a quick and easy healthy recipe!

Mast o Khiar
2 persian cucumbers
1.5 cup greek yogurt - I use fage 0%
1 stem of mint, cilantro
1 clove garlic

Taste comments: It is best to first grind the mint & cilantro with the garlic so that they are finely ground. Next add the cucumber and finally the yogurt. See if you can try to not finish it in one setting!

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Guac

Guac
2 avocados; each halved
¼ onion
sprinkle salt


Taste comments: This was way too much onion which kinda overpowered the guac. Luckily I love onion however I would not use this ratio again.

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Embodily Defined

Express your spirit to embody wellness!


em·bod·ily Adverb

1. Express or give a tangible or visible form to (an idea, quality, or feeling).

2. Provide (a spirit) with a physical form.