Green Slime Smoothie

Breakfast can be a tricky meal. You’d like to start the day right, but it can be difficult to find healthy choices when most of the quick
breakfast ideas in the grocery store are loaded with sugar and carbs. My kids are used to having strange things put in front of them with
the instructions “you have to at least try one bite” but a few months ago obeying that directive might have taken some courage! The glass
contained a green bubbly slime that looked like it might have various swamp monsters hiding under the thick layers.

We were looking for something gross-looking to serve at Halloween and found it! Came across an idea for a green slime smoothie. It
contains everything you could wish for in a breakfast food — protein, green leafy vegetables, potassium — and the kids now request it by
name!

Green Slime Smoothie

1 small can pineapple juice
1 cup of plain yogurt
2 bananas
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-2 packed cups of raw baby spinach

Blend all together and serve

First CSA share

Picked up our first CSA share at the farm yesterday. Mounds of fresh wonderful greens! Amazing to have such a harvest so early here in Oregon. Researched a bit how to keep everything since our little family can’t eat this much in 1 or even 2 days. Seems the best suggestions are to wash everything thoroughly, wrap or layer with paper towels and keep in the fridge. Instead of paper towels, I’m using kitchen towels and keeping in the vegetable drawer which has humidity control. Our bounty includes (from top left) spinach, garlic scapes, herb bundle, radishes & their greens, 2 heads of lettuce, arugula, mizuna greens, and (not pictured) broccoli raab.

Cooked the broccoli raab last night for dinner with some garlic scape. Sauteed some garlic, added garlic scape, then the broccoli raab. Added a bit of the no-salt organic seasoning from Costco. Topped with some shredded raw milk cheddar. It was gone before I could get a picture, so maybe next week!