Alex’s parents are here for a visit and it’s been so fun showing them around! We’ve packed our days with DC sightseeing and various Richmond adventures.
Oh hey there, White House!
On our first morning, Jana made me an amazing green smoothie that I loved so I thought I’d share it!
- ¼ cup green grapes
- Handful of spinach
- 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (whey or plant protein)
- ¼ cup vanilla Greek yogurt
- Splash of water or almond milk
- ¼ avocado
- Handful of ice
- Blend everything except the avocado and the ice first until smooth.
- Add in the ice and avocado and continue to blend.
- Pour and drink!
I’d never done the avocado-in-a-smoothie thing but it’s further proof that avocado makes everything more delicious. I couldn’t believe how creamy and filling it was! This kept me full through the 20,000+ steps we walked in Washington D.C. Yes, 20K steps! We’ve been walking a lot. Which is probably good, since we’ve also been drinking lots of this:
Ok, I haven’t been drinking that much beer. But we did share a couple of beer flights at Isley. I’m not usually a beer drinker but when in Rome, right? These flavors were pretty crazy (peanut butter? coconut? Why not.) but my overall favorite was the Ginger Golden Ale. I pretty much stole that whole tasting and left the rest to Alex.
We’ve also been playing quite of a bit of Euchre.
Any other Euchre players out there? It seems like a very Midwestern game. It’s been so fun sitting out on the porch playing cards and chatting with Alex’s family. We still have a couple more days of adventures so we’re going to do a little more exploring in Richmond!
What’s your favorite card game?