I went to two Whole Foods events this past week – A smoothie tasting & their Whole Planet Foundation Kick-Off. I’m not gonna lie, I was pretty disappointed. Of course, I love Whole Foods, but their “events” calendar hasn’t been as exciting as I expected.
On Thursday, I attended the “Smoothie Tasting”. In my mind, I pictured a couple of different smoothies to test out and/or smoothie tasting spots throughout the store while you shop. Nope, there was ONE place to try smoothies and there was only ONE smoothie. Don’t get me wrong – the smoothie was delicious and completely worth the taste and I look forward to trying the recipe, but I expected more. I enjoyed chatting with the Healthy Eating Expert though and she was so excited to hear that I’m a blogger!
Here’s the recipe in case you’re interested – seriously, this was a delicious smoothie and it had 2 cups of spinach in it! You couldn’t even taste the spinach.
1/2 cup coconut water or regular water
1 cup green grapes
1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
1/2 ripe banana, peeled
2 cups fresh spinach, picked
On Thursday night, I went to a new Biblestudy group and it turned out great – I look forward to getting more involved with the group and getting to know the girls. They’re a few years older than me, but we’re studying James and I really enjoyed the conversation.
My sister came to town this weekend and I had to show her around Whole Foods for the first time! I promised her a treat just like I did when I took Nick for the first time. She picked a chocolate chip cookie. This was also the day of another Whole Foods event – Whole Planet Foundation Kick-Off. I expected some kind of speakers throughout the store or a section to celebrate the event, but honestly, I’m not sure what made that day anything extra special. Again, disappointed. We enjoyed our cookies though!
On Saturday night, I joined Collette (Nick’s sister) for a great night of watching Friends, making hot chocolate and cookies, and laughing til our bellies hurt! It was perfect. I was suppose to wake up for church the next morning – we were going to go to her Methodist church and then breakfast and then my church, but overnight I ended up getting sick. I’ve been in bed all of Sunday trying to get better. I’m getting caught up on some blogging though, so that’s a positive.
Overall, it’s been a good couple of days. I am looking forward to next weekend when I finally make the trip back to Starkville. It’s been over a month and I’m excited about seeing Nick and seeing my friends from there!
How was your weekend? Do anything exciting or laid back?
Do you attend the events at your local Whole Foods? Are they similar to my experiences so far or can you actually tell that there is an “event” going on that day?