An Easy Special Treat (Banana Bread), Simple Meals, Apple Cider Pops, Part II of the Vitamix Back-to-School Sale, Magic for Humans, Tiny Desk Concerts, and more!
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Lenny and Shalva
1. An easy, special treat: Banana Bread
A friend of ours said he uses our chocolate chip banana bread as a potty-training reward. Whatever works! 🙂
This recipe is easy and delicious. And while I’m *still* working on that new video (for fans of making smoothies and the Hamilton musical), here’s a throwback to me and the baby demonstrating how to make this special treat: banana bread.
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2. Simple meals
Try one of these this weekend. They’re easy.
Yours will look nothing like this. But it’s time to make your first smoothie bowl. 🙂
Quesadilla. Tortilla plus shreds plus beans plus salsa. Five minutes. (Full disclosure: We used So Delicious brand shreds in this picture. But our queso works great here, too.
And, of course, green juice. Yours will look like this. You can’t screw it up.
3. Popular on Our Instagram This Week
Here’s a post from Shalva that’s getting a lot of engagement.
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“I drag Lenny apple picking me with every year (mostly for the photo opp, let’s be honest). We love having fresh Midwest apples at home. But after a couple of weeks we always have a ton left that start to go bad. We obviously add them to smoothies & juices, but now we also make Apple Cider Pops! Level up and add some bourbon or caramel vodka before freezing. 🍎❄️🍏”
4. Two Vitamix Models On Sale Now
For Part II of the Vitamix back-to-school sale, there are two good options.
The Next Gen Classic: Want an under-the-cabinet, full-size, classic Vitamix? It’s the do-everything, replace-the-food processor one I used in my “bachelor pad” for a bit. Also great for bachelorette pads. 🙂
The Timeless with Programs: Want the fan-favorite with over 1,700+ 5-star reviews? It’s one of Shalva’s favorites.
Here’s a nice picture of the former.
And here’s a video showing the latter in cinematographic action.
5. Articles, links, and other goodness we’re appreciating
Netflix original series Magic for Humans is family-friendly awesomeness akin to the PG-rated Pixar movies that are so great. We watched one episode and cannot wait to watch more.
+ For those of you who listen to music at work: NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concerts. So so good.
Shalva and Lenny
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