#MonthOfSmoothies Week TWO

Last week was even more delicious and creative! I was also smarter about my ingredients so I wouldn’t pass out again. Whoops.

I’m just going to get right to it.

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I started the week with a Yamanator. It tasted like a piece of sweet potato pie, which you know I love. I discovered this amazingness at the Downtown Fitness Club back in Rochester. I miss that gym so much, and they were kind enough to share the recipe with me. Half of a cooked sweet potato (peel on or off, it’s up to you), a scoop of vanilla whey protein, cinnamon, a banana, and enough vanilla almond milk to get it as thin or thick as you like.

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On Tuesday, I tried to recreate the chocolate smoothie from Starbucks. It was super yummy, but definitely needs some tinkering. One banana, a cup of milk, a scoop of vanilla whey, a handful of ice, and a drizzle of chocolate syrup. This is where I think I went wrong. The one at Starbucks has more of a cocoa flavor, probably achieved by using their mocha syrup. Gotta try again.

Hey remember when they were called Vivannos?

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This is the one I’m pumped to share with you guys. It’s a banana chai smoothie! So much flavor and spice, it was exactly what I needed. I used a frozen banana, a pinch of cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, and ground cloves, a scoop of whey protein, and enough milk to get things smooth and happy. I totally want to try this with some actual tea in there. Yum!

Thursday I stayed home with a yamanator and practiced all day for an audition Friday that I totally bombed. Ouch.

Even though my audition didn’t go so well, my breakfast was great! I had a strawberry banana smoothie and a pile of scrambled eggs. The smoothie had about five frozen strawberries, a frozen banana, a drizzle of honey, and probably a cup of milk.

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After all that, I had a fantastic Valentine’s Day dinner with Le Boyfriend. We had white cheddar, fontina, pear, and bacon (of course) grilled cheese and some more spiced orange crunk punch.

Enjoy!

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Hello! My name is Sarah. I'm a violinist and I love everything to do with food. Follow me on my cooking and eating adventures!
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