Happy New Year! As the year dawns, I am as inspired as everyone else to continue on a smart, health-filled journey and make good food choices. As I ponder what to make for a mid-morning snack, I am staring at my handsome cat lying on his bed next to my desk. I love his orange and white markings so much, that when I first saw him as a tiny kitten, I instantly named him Creamsicle! I named him for my all-time favorite ice cream bar.
Does anyone remember those “Push-Ups” with orange sherbet and vanilla ice cream stacked in a tube that you pushed up by the handle as you ate it? Loved ‘em!
Of course, why not use him as my inspiration? An Easy Creamsicle Smoothie filled with all the orange and vanilla goodness that called me to name my cat eight years ago! This is my version of an Easy Creamsicle Smoothie, bright and light and super easy to whip up. Perfect for a snack or an after work out pick me up.
Here is how I put it together: