Bacon smoothie! Bacon smoothie! Bacon smoothie!
April 27th, 2011
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J. Wilson has survived his 46-day beer-only fast and found some unexpected spiritual insights.

Wilson, who lives outside Des Moines, Iowa, was emulating a Lenten tradition carried out by German monks hundreds of years ago. In keeping with tradition he ate his last solid food on Ash Wednesday and broke his fast on Easter Sunday.

“I made a bacon smoothie and that’s what I broke the fast with,” Wilson said.

He slurped down the smoothie after midnight on the morning of Easter Sunday. He was up late for an interview with the BBC in London for their Easter Sunday broadcast.

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  1. The Witty One@all you crazies!

    You're all crazy! I bet this tastes reallllly good! I am totally going to try it out.

    April 28, 2011 at 6:00 pm |
    • Queen of Everything@TWO

      Please only do so when you have not been drinking. I have a feeling it won't taste as good a second time around.

      April 28, 2011 at 6:05 pm |
  2. Truth, Temporary Bachelor

    I have always been the type that would eat anything with bacon, but this sounds downright disgusting. Just sayin'

    April 28, 2011 at 5:54 pm |
    • Queen of Everything@Truth

      I concur, my good friend.

      April 28, 2011 at 5:56 pm |
  3. JBJingles@TWO

    Hmmm, think I'll pass on that! :)

    April 28, 2011 at 5:35 pm |
  4. JBJingles

    I think of smoothies as being somewhat sweet so I can't imagine a bacon smoothie...and I love me some bacon. Recipe please...

    April 27, 2011 at 6:46 pm |
    • The Witty One@JBJ

      I found this one...

      1/2 cup yogurt
      1 cup soy milk
      1/4 cup acai
      1/2 cup frozen raspberries and blueberries
      1 TSP greens (dietary supplement)
      2 strips of slow cooked, savory maple bacon
      1-2 TBSP dark chocolate powder
      1 TBSP Agave

      Pretty simple. Just throw it all in a blender and blend it.

      Sounds yummy!

      April 28, 2011 at 5:26 pm |
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