The Only Fish I’ll Ever Eat

…is a fish made out of fruit!

I took the ACT today. The ACT is a timed standardized university placement test and it’s 4+ hours long. It consists of 5 sections: writing, mathematics, reading, science, and an essay prompt. It’s grueling, and needless to say, I was exhausted after 4 hours of filling in bubbles.

I made a smoothie bowl after I finished to cheer myself up. But not just any smoothie bowl: a picture smoothie bowl! I decided to depict my goldfish, who was only supposed to live for a week, but instead lived for 9+ years! Has anyone else had a fish that lived that long?

This is also the only “fish” that I’ll ever eat (since I’m vegan and all). It’s made of a mix of frozen peaches and strawberries and is much yummier than I remember fish tasting. Enjoy!


Fish Bowl Smoothie Bowl

serves 1

WATER: 1 frozen banana*, a handful of blueberries, a handful of spinach, and a splash of almond milk. Blend and pour into a bowl.

FISHY: a handful of frozen peach slices and 2 strawberries blended with a bit of water. Blend and pour on top of water. Mold into a fish shape.

fisheye: a blueberry

seaweed: spinach

sand: coconut flakes and lucama (for a pretty golden color)

bubbles: raw jungle peanuts

Smile today!

xx Ellie

*I love bananas! They’re so good for you too- check out these healthy facts about bananas (from “Well-Being Secrets”) to learn more about them. What are your favorite banana recipes? Here are a bunch of yummy ones for you to peruse!


10 thoughts on “The Only Fish I’ll Ever Eat

  1. cookiesnchem says:

    Oh my goodness that is adorable! Just discovered your blog and absolutely love it 🙂 I can’t wait to see more posts and recipes – thanks for sharing these great photos and inspiring me to try this smoothie bowl idea.

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    • peanutbutterandellie says:

      Thank YOU so much for checking out my blog and for leaving such a sweet comment! I’m so glad you like it- that makes me so happy!
      It’s so fun to make smoothies into animals, shapes, and other objects. My personal fave is the “bunny bowl” I made 🙂 I hope you try smoothie bowls and LOVE them!

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      • cookiesnchem says:

        I saw the bunny bowl! It’s so cute 🙂
        Glad to see another teenager on the blogosphere, and definitely looking forward to your new recipes. We have lots in common when it comes to food – peanut butter is my obsession (seriously, we’re talking 3+ tbsp/day) and I adore bananas, pancakes, flax… 🙂


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