That is what we call our breakfast "green drink". To ensure that we have our daily quota of fruit and vegetables we drink a green smoothie every day. I have seen several variations but the one that works the best for us is- 1 med. cuke, 2 stalks of celery, 1 apple with core removed, 2 handfuls of spinach, slice of ginger, 1/4 lemon peeled, 1/2 lime peeled, blended with water to keep it fluid and hubby sneaks in a sm tsp of sugar and dash of salt but that is opt..
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Whenever I have something unpleasant or unwanted to do, I just remind myself to "eat the frog." If you were to start each day by eating a frog, nothing any worse could happen to you during that day. So when you are dreading something, just go ahead and eat the frog (get that task out of the way)! Things will be looking up after that for sure!
If the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning is eat a live frog, then nothing worse can happen for the rest of the day! - Mark Twain 201 "The key to happiness, satisfaction, great success and a wonderful feeling of personal power and effectiveness is for you to develop the habit of eating your frog 1st thing every day when you start work." from "Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time" by Brian Tracy
No extra calories in this quick idea using ingredients already in your meal. When you've finished cooking potatoes with your roast beef, pork tenderloin, chicken or turkey, remove all of the vegetables from the drippings. Return some potatoes to the drippings & whizz them up with a hand blender. The consistency becomes just like gravy & doesn't add unnecessary flour/cornstarch etc calories. Just plain good food that you were already going to eat!
If you don't have a hand blender, a regular counter top blender will do just fine.
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