Monday, December 20, 2010
Cherry Vanilla Smoothie
Today's breakfast was the Cherry Vanilla Smoothie from So Easy. It tasted pretty good, but as-is, I feel like it's more of a dessert. It tasted like cherry vanilla ice cream to me.
I'd make a ton of adjustments to the recipe. First, it was too sweet, so I'd cut down on the honey. Maybe take it out entirely if still using the vanilla yogurt. Second, I think it's really strange that the vanilla is so prevalent here, but was completely lacking in the oatmeal - I think it could use a bit less vanilla here, maybe even none with vanilla yogurt. Ken suggested just a drop of honey and plain yogurt, and he usually likes things sweeter than I do. Finally, I think the serving size is too large. Maybe you need a piece of almond butter toast or something to go with it, but I'd cut down the serving size. For comparison, the serving size is equal to the mid-size cup at Jamba Juice - 2.5 cups or 20 ounces. Way too much!