Friday, January 21, 2011

Fruits and Vegetables

I found the cutest pattern over at Martha Stewarts today
"Homegrown Tomato Pincushions"
They remind me of my grandma's old fashion Pincushions.
These would make a great gift for anyone that sews or even just
mends their socks :)
You can find the free pattern by clicking here

Papaya Ginger Smoothie


Serves 4
  • 2 1/2 cups papaya (Solo or Mexican) chunks
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 2/3 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 16 fresh mint leaves, plus 4 sprigs for garnish


Refrigerate papaya until very cold, at least 1 hour or overnight.
Blend papaya, ice, yogurt, ginger, honey, and lemon juice in a blender. Add up to 1/4 cup water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until mixture is smooth and thinned to desired consistency. Blend in mint leaves. Garnish with mint sprigs.
Per serving: 102 calories, 0 g fat, 3 mg cholesterol, 22 g carbs, 53 mg sodium, 7 g protein, 2 g fiber
Recipe found at  Martha Stewart Living


  1. yum, sounds great, will have to give that one a go, always mean to make more smoothies as it's a great way of getting a few extra fruit portions in.

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