Green Smoothie Recipe

by Lisa Olinda on August 20, 2014

Lisa's Green Smoothie

Lisa’s Green Smoothie

I make a green smoothie almost every morning. I alternate the fruit I use.


2 sprigs fresh mint
2 sprigs fresh lemon balm
1 tbsp whole flax seed
1 tbsp whole chia seed
1 tbsp raw shredded coconut
1 tsp unrefined coconut oil
1 tsp unsulphured molasses
1 tsp raw buckwheat honey
1 tsp spirulina
½ granny smith apple
½ orange
1/3 cup strawberries
1/3 banana
2 raw dates
32 oz filtered water


Everything goes into my Vitamix and I blend for 1 – 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

You can make this into 4 eight ounce servings but I use this as a morning meal replacement.

1 8-oz serving: Calories 97; Carbs 1.5g; Protein 2g; Sodium 22mg


A Day to Remember

by Lisa Olinda on May 24, 2014

Do you ever have one of those days where you want to slow down time and just savor the moment?  Today was a day to remember!

We enjoyed a day at the Philadelphia Zoo today with Jeremy, Peter & Seth. The weather was beautiful and it was certainly a day where memories were made.

I put together a six-minute video of the 2.5 hours of our day.

Please enjoy and remember the days where the imagination is vibrant and the dreams alive!

A Day to Remember


Forest Wandering

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I love to wander with camera in hand! For the past two weeks I have felt the need to get outdoors and do some exploring. I love photography so this gives me an excuse to get out. Here are a few samples of recent explorations. The lily pads were in full force at the Forest. […]

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It is a snowy morning here in Delaware. Peter and I decided to take a walk and I couldn’t resist taking my camera with me. Enjoy! View Full Album

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Take Time

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Cauliflower and Roasted Garlic Soup

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I tried a new recipe yesterday and with a few tweaks and I was very pleased with the end results. This soup was good hot and also room temperature. I haven’t tried it yet cold. Ingredients 3 cloves roasted garlic smashed 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 small head cauliflower, chopped and core removed 5 cups […]

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Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

September 27, 2013

Some times as women we forget in our self-remunerations that we are fearfully and wonderfully made by the Lord Himself. Psalms 139:14 says “I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvelous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.” Remember to praise the Lord today for who you are […]

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Laura’s Senior Voice Recital

September 7, 2013

La rondinella amante Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) This loving little sparrow Far from his own nest Keeps constant and faithful To his beloved. It is never possible To drive from on’e own breast The deep seated affection Of the first sweet love Wandrers Nachtlied Franz Schubert (1797-1828) You who are from heaven, you quiet all sorrow […]

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2013 The Wilds

August 8, 2013

Jeremy and Peter are enjoying a week at The Wilds in Brevard, North Carolina. We have been blessed to get so many camp pictures. Enjoy them in action!

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What Grace is Mine

August 7, 2013

Duet by Lisa and Laura Olinda entitles What Grace is Mine performed at Lighthouse Baptist Church. The first link is the audio file (which I believe has better sound and the second link is the YouTube video.

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