Introducing the Green Monster Smoothie

I am a big fan of smoothies, especially after a great workout! A spinach smoothie, however, did not seem appetizing to me. I mean seriously, adding spinach to a fruit filled beverage does not sound appetizing to me.

But after reading great reviews from other Green Monster enthusiasts I finally gave in and added spinach to my smoothie for the first time- and I am hooked! Adding spinach to your smoothie not only gives it an awesome color, it is such a great way to sneak some veggies into your diet. You can see the spinach, but you can’t taste it- I promise 🙂 .

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Tonight, the hubby and I made a very delicious soup adapted from a recipe shared by one of my best friends Aziza. It turned out really well, and we can’t wait to eat the leftovers tomorrow night!

The Recipe:


1 Chicken breast (We bought our chicken from our local farmer’s market, nothing beats knowing where your food is from!)
1/2  Onion, chopped
1/2 yellow pepper, chopped
1 Roma tomato, quartered
2 cloves minced garlic
1 can of fire roasted tomatoes
1 can of corn – strained
1 can of black beans – strained
4 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
1/2 packet of reduced sodium taco seasoning
1 tbsp Olive oil
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