I truly enjoyed the holidays and it definitely shows because my pants are a bit snug. Is anyone else having this problem? I also realized that I haven’t had a salad or fresh fruit since October. Oh boy. I actually like healthy food, especially fruit but around the holidays the only fruit you get is usually baked in a pie. It’s time to get serious about living a healthy lifestyle so I’m starting with regular workouts and this smoothie.
Also, I used honey powder instead of honey. I love the combination of honey with fruit because it has an almost floral taste but digging honey out of the bottom of my blender is not fun. Honey powder, which I found at a local Korean market, is just dried honey. It’s not sticky so I can sprinkle it into the smoothie and it won’t clump at the bottom.
If you had asked my 10-year-old self if I was ever going to enjoy mussels or clams, I would have said ‘absolutely not.’ They can be a little slimy sometimes and the texture may not appeal to some, which I totally understand. I absolutely love them but have cringed when I see how some restaurants prepare them. So please don’t judge them by a few bad experiences and give this recipe a try. The mussels may be the star of the show but the tarragon really stands out and is amazing with the sour cream and beer. It’s absolutely delicious. I’ve made this a few times just in the past month.