Paula Deen”s surprising new food revelations continue!
Her latest obsession “I am hooked on smoothies,” she tells us. “I”d just as soon have that as a milkshake.”
The queen of comfort cooking has changed the way she eats since coming to terms with her diabetes diagnosis and dropping 30 pounds.
One of her last challenges was learning the importance of having a healthy morning meal. “I was bad about missing breakfast,” admits the Food Network star, 65. “I always felt like if I start the day eating, I”m going to finish off the day eating.”
A couple of months ago, she started making fruit smoothies for breakfast. Says Deen: “They”re so tasty and delicious.”
Curious about her healthy smoothie recipe Try one yourself:
Paula Deen”s Peachy Ginger Smoothie(Serves 2)
1 cup cold water
1 cup frozen peach slices
½ cup frozen strawberries
½-inch piece fresh ginger
Juice of one lime
Artificial sweetener to taste
Add all ingredients to a blender and blend one minute. Add a little water if you need to loosen it up.
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