Just yesterday, one of my star clients (you’re all stars, truly) ‘confessed’ that she’d had some very ripe bananas in the house, and so she ‘had’ to make banana bread. Whoa! “HAD TO?” Make “Banana Bread?” And then … eat it, of course.
As you can well imagine, this led to an amazingly rich (on many levels) and potassium filled conversation. We were able to discuss love of food; food and its relationship to family and so much more. (Thank you, dear client, for your courage! For being so open and honest and willing to ‘let go’ of the banana cake!)
On a practical level, we also wondered … what else might someone do with over ripe bananas???
My suggestion: toss (gracefully) overly ripe bananas into your freezer. Then, when you are whipping up your favorite smoothie recipe, you can use one of your icy bananas! Presto, magic, allakhazam – a delicious, nutritious way to start your day!
I promised my brilliant and beautiful client that I’d send her a smoothie recipe! Lo n’ behold, wouldn’t you know it! The universe provided big time.
Just this morning, Holly & Valerie from Beliefnet’s Fresh Living blog, posted the best breakfast smoothie ever and one of the ingredients is a banana.
So thanks to Fresh Living for their timely and scrumptious, calcium filled, healthy recipe!
For more smooth & delicious links!
Java Junkie Smoothie
Adam Lambert and Eggs (what a way to start the day!)
Spread the smooth word … NOT the icing!
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About Our Lady Of Weightloss"Janice Taylor is a 'kooky genius'"
~ O, The Oprah Magazine
Janice Taylor is a Weight Loss Coach and Certified Hypnotist, author, artist and motivational speaker. She is the author of Our Lady of Weight Loss: Miraculous and Motivational Musings from the Patron Saint of Permanent Fat Removal and All Is Forgiven, Move On: Our Lady of Weight Loss's 101 Fat-Burning Steps on Your Journey to Sveltesville (publication date May 15, 2008). Janice is also the creator of the popular e-newsletter Kick in the Tush Club and a 50-pound big-time-loser.
Books By Janice:
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- 10 Simple Steps: How to Survive a Tough Day
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- Motivational Musing: Yes? Yes! Yes?
- Motivational Monday: The Psychology of Body Esteem
- Coach Yourself Thinnish: Expect a Miracle
- Click Yourself Thinnish: Dogs Listen, do you?
- Jean Nidetch, founder Weight Watchers, Dies at 91
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