Avocado Smoothie

I am so in need of my “greens” lately, I am not sure if I am feeling the winter blahs {although how could I with the amazing weather we are having in California} OR I am just still feeling run down and full from the holiday season.  Either way, I am making a lot of  “green drinks” lately and this is my latest. 1 Avocado 1/2 Cucumber 3 Sticks of Celery 1 Cup of Zola Coconut Water {I really love this brand} 1/2 Cup Kale * See note in post Handful of Ice Dash of Cayenne Pepper OR Tumeric 1/2 Lemon Squeezed Add all ingredients into your blender or whatever processor you use. Thanks to my hubby, I am a proud new owner of the Ninga Mega Kitchen System and I could not be more excited.  Blend, pour and drink. * Kale, I purchase fresh and cut off the stems…  Read More…

Southwestern Veggie Soup

I had a roasted chicken sitting in the fridge from a few nights ago and normally I would have the time to take the carcass and cook it all day to make my own broth and soup stock.  Today’s recipe was used with this left over chicken, only not the broth, but the actual meat of the chicken. Southwestern Veggie Soup – Fitnessmomwinecountry style Ingredients… Shredded chicken breast Avoccado Cilantro Yellow Onion Corn Black Beans Red Bell Pepper Bacon {optional} Red Potato Mushrooms Green Onion Lemon OR Lime Veggie Broth OR Chicken Broth {low sodium} Cut and chop all ingredients, sautee and simmer in the broth.  Add a dash of sea salt and fresh ground pepper {heavy on the pepper if you are like me}. Cook two pieces of bacon {totally optional} just for flavor and add them to your sautee.  Shred your chicken breast and add. Once you have…  Read More…

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