Happy Thanksgiving 2014 and Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I pray you had a wonderful day with friends and family. Here is a quick glimce at what Thanksgiving looks like at Me in the Kitchen.


After sleeping in, and a quick workout I had one of my favorite smoothies Peanut Butter Banana (recipe listed below)

Peanut Banana Smoothie



Don’t mind the green tint, I always add a bit of greens to any smoothie I make. It’s my way making sure I get my nutrients in the for the day…or at least that’s what I tell myself.







Then it was off to prepare Thanksgiving dinner. My family has never been traditional when it comes to any holiday. This holiday meal was no different. Each year I typically make something I don’t normally. Sometimes I try to make something new;  like my failed attempt at my Grandmothers Yeast Rolls last year.

The menu this year consisted of: Eight Cheese Vegetable Lasagna, Collard Greens and Butternut Squash. It was all so wonderful! I must say I out did myself this year.


Eight Cheese Vegetable Lasagna

Eight Cheese Vegetable Lasagna

Butternut Squash

Butternut Squash

Collard Greens

Collard Greens

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
Chef Ria: 
  • 2 tbsp of Organic Peanut Butter
  • 1 Frozen Organic Banana
  • 1 Leaf Organic Kale (or any greens you have on hand)
  • 9oz of Coconut Water
  • 2 tbsp of Organic Ground Oats*
  • Organic Cinnamon to taste
  • Splash of pure Vanilla Extract
  • Splash of Honey (optional)
  1. *Ground Oats: Place uncooked oats in your blender and grind into a fine power, much like flour. This is best done in a dry blender, as the oats have a tenancy to stick to the sides when wet.
  2. Mix all ingredients until you reach your desired consistency









Comments: 2

  1. […] post to show what is going with Me In The Kitchen this Thanksgiving. As I’ve stated in other posts, I don’t typically cook a traditional Thanksgiving meal. I usually cook something new or […]

  2. […] all time favorite is the Breakfast Hash. Sunrise in a cup smoothie, No Bake Protein Nuggets and Peanut Butter Smoothie are great options as well. In my opinion breakfast is by far the easiest meal to make vegan. […]

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