Skinny Only Gets Easier!

I love my Vita and her cohort Blendy. In regular speech, that is VitaMix and Blendtec.

Today is July–middle of July and it felt like a good day for soup–hot soup! So Vita was up for it.

Into the big container went last night’s leftover salad–romaine, cucumber, tomato, and broccoli–probably about 1-2 cups.

Then I added in a large carrot to sweeten the mixture and 1/3 avocado to provide those omega-3s.

A couple slices of sweet onion and a sprig of celery added some more interest.

Two cups of boiling Noevir Herbal Blend Tea and 1 packet of Agaricus rounded out the ingredients.

Turn it on and blend for a couple minutes and the nourishing blend heats up nicely.

I found some left over quinoa and a bit a wild salmon from last night’s dinner so tossed it in at the end and whirled it just briefly. It could have just as easily been a slice of chicken breast and some brown rice, or a cup of black beans, or a handful of corn chips.

I seasoned it with salt and pepper and it resonated with my soul.

Oh yes–it is healthy, too, and very low in calories! Did you know that people who consume soup eat fewer calories, lose more weight, and keep it off?

Curious about Agaricus? It is a mushroom originally from Brazil. Forty years of research later, Agaricus is the number one health food consumed in Japan, the land where the women live to be the oldest on earth and enjoy the longest number of healthy years.

What does it do? Agaricus supports the healthy functioning of the immune system with superior Polysaccharide Protein Compounds and Amino Acid Derivative. In lay terms–when others are under the weather, you’re soaring above the clouds!

My friend Amy, who is a nurse, shared a cup of soup with me. She marveled at the wonderful ingredients including the great omega-3s included in the blend. Very low calorie–very tasty–very nourishing food for your flourishing health–and quick and tasty to serve to a friend. Thanks, Vita! You’re a whiz in the kitchen–so I don’t have to be!

Marlee Huber ~ Advocating for Your Flourishing Life!

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About Your Flourishing Life

As a child, Marlee Huber loved to ramble through gardens sampling juicy berries and delighting in the heady fragrance of roses. As an adult, she thrills at maintaining a country garden in the foothills of the Washington Cascades. Something happened in 2012 that changed everything for Marlee. She followed the love of her life as he bicycled across the continent from their home in the NW to his brother's home in the Virginia. Ninety days later she came home and has never been the same. After photographing the backroads and hamlets across America--all on auto, she came home and took an online photography course, read dozens of books on technique and vision and stepped out into a new career. Her passion is coaching young people to discover their brilliance. She calls it Life-Themes Coaching and during one nearly half-day session, she unpacks what makes you brilliant and one of a kind. Then she matches the discoveries with a photography session where she tells the story of your life with her camera. In her personal life, she is a wife, mother, and grandmother delighting in her flourishing family!
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2 Responses to Skinny Only Gets Easier!

  1. Cathy Roy says:

    I now have my own Blendtec.

    • Oh Cathy–that’s wonderful! You will so enjoy it. Use it daily! Call her “Blendy” and make her your new BFF! She’ll reward you with quick, healthy nutrition that you can take along so you are not tempted to go after the SAD! Drinking a green one–to your continued good health–and may your heart be in tune with your heart–always and forever. Marlee

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