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Green Peanut Butter Chia Smoothie

Green PB Chia Smoothie on Whisk Together


Book:    I just got my hands on “The Husband’s Secret” – another Liane Moriarty novel.  If only I could remember they are in Australia!  Every time I see “mum” I think they are in England.  Nope.

So far a great read with 3 separate stories that I am guessing will intertwine at some point.

The book on Goodreads has good reviews – not as high as Big Little Lies.  So far I like Big Little Lies better.

House:  I got the pantry updated!  Finally!  I have been collecting containers for a few years and buying once in a while.  After having my Silhouette machine for over a year I finally sat down and got every container labeled and LOVE the pantry.  The dry containers for flour and such are the Oxo containers.  I saw the plastic bins at my friend Katie’s house and loved how easily you could see everything in them.  Plus when I want to bake, I just take the whole baking bin with me to the counter instead of each separate item.  I couldn’t find an exact match online, but these storage bins are close.

I used to buy the cheapies at the store with no handle.  Items would fly out, you couldn’t see what was in there.  The new clear ones are much better.

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Green PB Chia Smoothie 2 on Whisk Together

Recipe:  This is my new favorite smoothie recipe!  Our other favorite is still Green Lemonade.  I like this new one when I am craving peanut butter.  You could even substitute peanut butter powder for the peanut butter to save on a lot of calories!  Have you heard of PB2?  It also comes in chocolate/peanut butter powder.

I tailor the recipe to my meal – add Greek Yogurt if I’m eating this for lunch or I will add more ice if it is after my workout.  I like to have this for after a workout or when I’m really hungry and meal time isn’t for a few hours.  The fiber really keeps you full.

Green Peanut Butter Chia Smoothie
  • 1 cup almond milk or unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup plain or vanilla Greek yogurt (optional)
  • 1 Tb. peanut butter
  • 1 Tb. chia seeds
  • 2 cups spinach
  • ice cubes to taste (more for colder smoothies)
  1. Add the ingredients to the blender in the order stated. Blend until smooth. Smaller powered blenders may need to stop and push down the ice and/or stir the spinach.

I am also trying to use that little yellow bag of chia seeds I bought from Trader Joe’s 🙂  I have been making Whole Grain Chia Waffles with the rest of it.


  1. This is one of my standard smoothie recipes. Sometimes I add oats or cocoa powder or if I’m craving something sweet I add a couple dates. The kids like this one a lot. I’m interested in trying the peanut butter powder to see how that works/tastes.

  2. Where are all the cookies and chips?? 😉 That is what I need to manage! That and all our Costco buys…sigh. Come visit me and help!

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