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Bye-Bye Bounty: CSA week 10 - Smoothies and spuds
So, we’re a day late this week and here’s why: My CSA pickup is on Mondays. Because Independence Day was on a Monday, our pickup was moved to a Tuesday. So, I had to wait a whole extra day before I could get a bag full of blackberries, potatoes, onions, kale, beets and zucchini. YUM.
Now, you already know the kale salad recipe (Yes, I’m a woman o’ ruts). You’re probably wanting that potato bake recipe because those new potatoes are so cute and hearty. But I’m going to make you wait, because in next week’s post we’re going to have a potatopalooza.
Two potato recipes in the same post, can you believe it?!
Okay, yeah, I’m a little excited about the potatoes, but really that’s just because I have a huge garden bed of them and more coming in from our CSA each week. It’s going to be a starchy summer.
So, instead, I’m going to share a simple smoothie recipe. This one used up the black raspberries we got last week, but you could probably use 6 ounces of any berries, really. In fact, I would’ve made it again this morning with this week’s blackberries, but the kiddo got to those the second we got home. Two seconds after that, they were gone and he was holding the empty container. (Figures)
Berry Protein Smoothie
6 ounces black raspberries (or other berries)
2 scoops chocolate-flavored protein powder (I use Sun Warrior) or plain protein powder plus 2 tablespoons cocoa
1-1 1/2 cups water
Blend! Ooooh, pretty:
For those of you wanting a potato/broccoli/cheese bake preview, here’s a photo of the kiddo chopping down on daddy’s version. Mooch.