Happy first day of summer!
It’s definitely been summery here in TX for a while now, especially weather-wise, but I’m still excited its the first day of summer!
Summer, to me, means a lot of:
refreshingly sweet fruits
hikes & outdoor fun
longer days & later sunsets
and dinners from the grill
What do you love most about summer? 🙂
My vita-mix got a pretty decent break over the long weekend and it was about time I break it out again for some VMA (vita-mix action). I really think this is the most used gadget in my kitchen, but I’m not surprised why. It can pretty much make anything. This morning I just wanted something cold and simple so I ended up using:
- 1 large frozen banana
- 1 cup low-fat unsweetened vanilla almond milk
- 2.5 pieces ice
- 1 rounded tbsp almond butter
- 1 tbsp ground flax
- a couple dashes vietnamese cinnamon and a couple more on the finished product
It was simple and delicious. But it would be even more delicious had I shaved some dark chocolate over it and mixed it in. But alas, I was running low on time and had to get myself over to they gym pronto.
I had a decent workout that started with 18 mins on the treadmill looking something like this: