Smooth Move

jane reinberg's purple power smoothie!

Your little power engine needs more fuel than those Froot Loops offer. Fill ’er up with holistic nutritional counselor Jane Reinberg’s Purple Power smoothie. Packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, it’s sure to keep them going, and going, and going.

Purple Power Smoothie
Makes two drinks

2 bananas
5 big kale leaves (no stalks)
1½ c. frozen blueberries
½ c. almond milk
½ c. water
2-4 dates
3 tbsp. ground flax seeds

Mix together and blend well.

Think you might need an extra boost? Add a scoop of protein powder or a tablespoon of almond butter.

Go ahead, give it a whirl.

For more healthful hints, go to janereinberg.com.

this week in atlanta!

Run for Sycamore Ridge
What: Hit the pavement for this stroller-friendly 5k that benefits adults with developmental disabilities.
Why: Teach them kindness in the long run.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.
Where: Brookwood Hills Community Club,
77 Wakefield Dr., Brookwood Hills (404-351-0327).

The Atlanta Opera Family Day
What: Mini maestros enjoy a day of musical education and entertainment with crafts, performances, stage combat demonstrations, and an instrument petting zoo.
Why: It ain’t over ’til the fat lady sings.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Opera performances at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Where: The Atlanta Opera Center, 1575 Northside Dr., bldg. 300, ste. 350, Berkeley Park (404-881-8801).

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by A. Wolf
What: Hear the Big Bad’s side of things in this adaptation of the timeless tale.
Why: There’ll be no huffing and puffing.
When: Tues.-Apr. 11.
Where: Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St., Midtown (404-873-3391).

Photo: AlyssssylA / Flickr

Brookwood Hills Community Club
77 Wakefield Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
The Atlanta Opera Center
1575 Northside Dr NW
bldg 300, ste 350
Atlanta, GA 30309
1404 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309