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yum, I should try adding granny smith apples! those are my favorite apples to eat, but for some reason I've never put them in smoothies. thanks for sharing, sasha :)
Toggle Commented yesterday on good morning smoothies at elephantine
thanks, denise! I just took a peek at the link you also left and it looks right up my alley. I'll bookmark her site for sure.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on on doodling at elephantine
thanks, sasha! yes, progress can be slow, but it's there... and enjoying the process of getting better is part of the fun of it, too. happy drawing! :)
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on on doodling at elephantine
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...via instagram: admiring gorgeously big dahlias, enjoying a good meal here, trying my best to not trip over Rufus, and baking a blackberry cobbler. (The recipe is in the photo's comments, if you're interested.) Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at elephantine
I'm glad to hear that someone else enjoys the same combo! and that's a good idea about the berries. thanks, emme!
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on good morning smoothies at elephantine
yum! thanks for sharing, ellen :)
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on good morning smoothies at elephantine
sounds deliciously coconuty :) I love shredded coconut and haven't had it in forever!
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on good morning smoothies at elephantine
agreed! we have a vitamix too (bought a refurbished one to cut down on the cost). it's funny, though, because I still ended up with seeds when I blended things like strawberries & blackberries. maybe I just didn't blend it for long enough. thanks for the tip about lime – I'll have to try that!
Toggle Commented Jul 27, 2015 on good morning smoothies at elephantine
predictable but yummy is a good thing :) thanks for sharing, dawn!
Toggle Commented Jul 27, 2015 on good morning smoothies at elephantine
yes, you may use my photos, just please include either a link back to my blog or a note somewhere that the photo is from elephantineblog.com. thanks!
Toggle Commented Jul 27, 2015 on let's just try it and see at elephantine
hi chaucee! I'm actually not a big fan of raw spinach, either – but I find that the spinach taste is easily covered up if you pair it with enough fruit. I'd recommend starting off with just fruit/yogurt smoothies and the tiniest bit of spinach/kale/etc., then gradually increasing it. about the texture, are you using a normal blender? if you use a high-powder blender, the texture is much smoother (I have a vitamix, but there's several other types out there too).
Toggle Commented Jul 26, 2015 on good morning smoothies at elephantine
I've never tried cocoa powder in a smoothie! I'll give the banana/cocoa combo a shot. thanks for sharing, tara :)
Toggle Commented Jul 25, 2015 on good morning smoothies at elephantine
yum, that sounds delicious! I'll give those combos a try. I particularly want to try brewed green tea in a smoothie, especially since I have so many boxes of tea in my cupboard anyway. and good point about the blueberries!
Toggle Commented Jul 25, 2015 on good morning smoothies at elephantine
thanks, varsha! :) I was very excited when I saw that the other day. sweet of you to mention it!
Toggle Commented Jul 25, 2015 on good morning smoothies at elephantine
I've never tried kefir but would like to. as for the chia seeds – I was so excited about them when I bought a bag last week that I ate some without soaking them first. won't make that mistake again! I had a stomach ache afterward... I had no idea they absorb so much water. oops! I'll let them bloom next time.
Toggle Commented Jul 25, 2015 on good morning smoothies at elephantine
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Last winter I started drinking green smoothies for breakfast and now my weekday mornings don't feel quite right without one. (Weekend mornings, on the other hand, are a different story – bring on the coffee, eggs, and hash browns!) There... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at elephantine
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thanks, lucia! I'll check out your husband's work.
Toggle Commented Jul 20, 2015 on on doodling at elephantine
thanks, kathryn! :)
Toggle Commented Jul 20, 2015 on on doodling at elephantine
of course you would ;) the paperclips are surprisingly really fun to draw – but I definitely had to practice them to get the curves right!
Toggle Commented Jul 20, 2015 on on doodling at elephantine
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This chocolate hazelnut sponge cake, this handmade fox, this camisole top, and this copper flatware. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at elephantine
thank you, kate! I just used a regular old ink pen (a Pilot G2 0.7mm) on paper, and then scanned it. I do have a Wacom tablet somewhere in storage but I've found I have a harder time using those. I'm sure it just requires a bit more practice, though.
Toggle Commented Jul 11, 2015 on on doodling at elephantine
thanks, vickie! I've never heard the term 'zentangle' even though I've seen that style. I'm glad I know what to call it now :)
Toggle Commented Jul 11, 2015 on on doodling at elephantine
thanks, briel! isn't it funny how we tend to always draw the same types of doodles, even though there are an infinite number of things we could draw? and I agree, drawing shapes/patterns is also fun.
Toggle Commented Jul 11, 2015 on on doodling at elephantine
thanks, jennifer! I'll check his work out. And I think I know what book you're talking about, or at least I've seen one that's similar :)
Toggle Commented Jul 11, 2015 on on doodling at elephantine
yes!! I'd love that. I'll email you.
Toggle Commented Jul 11, 2015 on on doodling at elephantine