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Olives are not good in smoothies

Is it just me or do you feel super behind on blogging on Mondays? I don’t feel caught up until Tuesday afternoons! I apologize for being MIA on most weekends, but I’m usually busy with family stuff. I definitely post on Instagram though!

Speaking of which, if you follow me on the IG, you know that last night I almost screwed up a perfectly delicious protein smoothie for today’s breakfast.

olives smoothie

I reached into the fridge and grabbed what I thought were blueberries. Luckily I checked at the last second and realized they were black olives. I hate olives. Especially in smoothies.

This AM’s breakfast smoothie- RAW Organic protein powder, almond milk, chia seeds, blueberries, banana, and a splash of apple cider vinegar (helps to balance your pH and keep your body alkaline) and olives.

smoothie breakfast

Anyways, Mondays are usually my non-running days. Yesterday I did my Love Your Legs and Booty (x3) workout from Tone It Up.

If you’ve never heard of TIU, it’s a wonderful exercise program/community aimed towards women. I love that it’s about overall health, no quick-fixes, living a healthy lifestyle, and girl power!

I was also going to add in a quick jog, but I talked myself out of it. I have to remember that non-running days are there for a reason…

I’m getting pretty pumped for Wednesday! After work, I meet up with Kyle and then we’re driving down to LA for our 5 year anniversary. We’ll be spending it at Disneyland πŸ™‚

anniversary disneyland
From our 2 year anniversary

Happy Tuesday folks!

If you haven’t already entered, don’t forget about my Spartan Race Giveaway!

How have you accidentally screwed up food (or almost screwed up)? I also popped the shaker lid off of red pepper flakes and made some green beans completely inedible.

Tone It Up lover? Is this your first time hearing about it?

22 thoughts on “Olives are not good in smoothies

  1. I love olives, but not sure how I’d feel about those salty suckers in my smoothie. I messed up a ton when I got married but I learned quickly and stepped it up. Apparently you can’t just have salad every night for dinner with your spouse πŸ™‚ Best place ever to spend your anniversary!! How long are you guys there for?

    1. Hahaha I know right! Every time I eat a light dinner, I think about how that will not happen when I get married lol. We leave for Irvine Wed night, but we do Disneyland Thurs and Fri! We head back home on Sunday.

  2. 1. I accidentally burnt corn dogs last night. Corn dogs. How is that even possible?!
    2. Tell me more about this RAW protein powder! I’ve been looking for a way to add protein into my smoothies, but haven’t found a protein powder I’ve wanted to try yet!
    3. Can’t believe you’re going to Disney Land. So jealous!

    1. 1. LOL OMG too funny!
      2. I buy this from Whole Foods when it’s on sale or I get it on Amazon ( I have a sensitive stomach and am lactose intolerant, so I wanted to avoid whey protein as that can be an issue for some people. I usually get vanilla πŸ™‚ Let me know if you have more questions!
      3. πŸ˜€ I’m so excited!!!!

  3. So fun! I’ve gone to use my sea salt without realizing the top was broken and made food inedible. Multiple times (I need to buy a new container of salt). Have fun at Disney!

  4. your smoothie (sans olives, phew) sounds delish. i always hated olives but they’ve grown on me… “they” being the purple kalamata kind. the others, blech. have a fabulous anniversary — 5 years! i can’t even begin to count how many boys i’ve kissed in the past 5 years, so that’s an incredible testament to you. πŸ™‚ xo

  5. Your post made me laugh. Olives are so so so grosse. I am glad you saved your smoothie! Also, I have been following TIU on Instagram for awhile and have thought about getting the DVD. Glad to know you enjoy it! Have a blast at Disneyland!

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