Sunday, April 4, 2010

Morning protein shake

I know Sarah posted a request forever ago about smoothie recipes. Well, I'm just starting to enter the breakfast club ... aka for the first time in my life I'm really making an effort to eat breakfast every day. I'm also following a suggestion from Sarah's wise, wise, wise husband to add some whey protein to my diet. Enter the morning razzmatazz.

Clearly I start with the blender.

I toss in some drinkable yogurt (yes, I know all yogurt is drinkable) -- I go for the raspberry. Blend with orange juice (pulp-free for me, please), frozen fruit (raspberries and peaches) and a scoop of whey protein. And then, the secret ingredient -- a couple of Oreos to mask the whey protein taste. (Hey, three Oreos has 10 percent of my daily allowance of iron, which is something I'm always low on. I count it as healthy.)

Blend it all on up and gulp away. When I have some avocado handy I toss that in, too, but that's another story for another day ...