Juice is the Word

by Sarah on August 25, 2011 · 13 comments

OK, so I know a lot of you were shocked by my Tuesday post. “Who is this and what blog have I stumbled upon?” might have run through your minds. But no worries! Never fear! I haven’t changed THAT much. After all, just the other day I filled up my Central Market cold cup with a Diet Coke/Coke Zero blend of awesome not once…but twice. [If you’re wondering why there is no photographic evidence, it is because I consumed it too quickly to document.]

And I definitely consumed almost half of this amazing Berto’s Dark Chocolate White Mint Gelato on Monday night. [Imagine dark chocolate ice cream surrounding broken Andes mints…so that when it was all melty due to the heat, it was like biting into a giant mountain of minty fresh cool river of chocolate…Willy Wonka-style.]

And since I’ve got the hook-up at Central Market now (as I work there and all), I knew that this particular gelato had been discontinued, and therefore would ring up at only $1.99, not the original $8,000,000 or whatever it cost. So I went back and bought the rest of what was in stock yesterday.* By the way, thanks for asking…I DO like to carry gelato home in my purse. What’s the point of carrying around a big bag if you can’t put your groceries in it?

*Which is actually Tuesday, if you are reading this on Thursday.Just to be on the safe side, I also ate Frosted Flakes for breakfast.

Twice. Wouldn’t want oatmeal to get TOO comfortable around here, you know?You see? I haven’t changed! Just because I bought a juicer….…doesn’t mean I’m going to start saying “nom” or “bloobs” (rhymes with boobs) or signing up for marathons or something crazy like that. I just happened to become obsessed with juice because we make some crazy good juices at work.But as per usual, I figured “I can totally do that at home.”So after my food processor and my juicer had sized each other up for a while….…I set out to make some JUICE!In an effort to recreate a drink I had in Costa Rica, I gathered some lemons and limes (to replicate the flavor of a limon as best I could)…
Some cilantro and mint were welcomed to the party as well.

Peeled and ready to rock and roll! (Juice and jive?)Oh. Right.

To quote Miss Britney Spears: “That is just so typically me.”*

*Oh baby, baby.

I told y’all I haven’t changed.(I apparently can’t read either.)

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Lindsay @ The Lean Green Bean August 25, 2011 at 6:11 am

hahahahaha bummer :)

Brittany (A Healthy Slice of Life) August 25, 2011 at 7:24 am

haha! I hope you licked it off the counter 😉 That would be 'so typically me'

atastelife August 25, 2011 at 8:07 am

Can't wait to see your juice creations.
And I will continue to say "blubes."
Can I have some of that gelato?

celeryandcupcakes.com August 25, 2011 at 8:10 am

That sounds like a delicious and refreshing drink!

girlgonegrits August 25, 2011 at 8:19 am

Your too funny! Don't ever change.

Katie August 25, 2011 at 8:53 am

Bahaha, whoops!
What exactly is a bloob?

Danielle August 25, 2011 at 9:42 am

That dark chocolate white mint gelato sounds ridiculously delicious! I doubt I'd be able to find it in stores around here. :(

Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table August 25, 2011 at 10:12 am

You'll get the hang of it! I can't imagine all the crazy juice concoctions you're going to come up with.

In the meantime… enjoy that ice cream! I love that they say right on the pint that it's hard to find.

Maria @ Oh Healthy Day August 25, 2011 at 10:30 am

Grease song now stuck in head: check
Envy over your job: check
Laughed (a few times): check

Just another wonderful Smart Kitchen post to make my morning!

Meri August 25, 2011 at 12:06 pm

I'm interested to see how you like it! The boyfriend really wants a juicer, but I myself don't really like juice. Of any kind. Perhaps I could get him one as a gift though. "Nom nom nom." Btw, I just found out that nom nom is actually a zombie term. I was (ahem) making fun of something someone somewhere wrote, and the boyfriend shared this with me. I feel stupid for not knowing that. I'm not sure bloobs have any other root meaning.

Mary @ Bites and Bliss August 25, 2011 at 2:49 pm

Michael actually recently became really interested in juicing…only, I'm more interested in smoothies. We're trying to meet halfway on that one!

teabagginit August 25, 2011 at 3:13 pm

one word: beets! make some beet juice stat … and close that spout or it's gonna look like psycho up in that kitchen!

blissfulbritt August 25, 2011 at 5:43 pm

Waaahhh I want a juicer!

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