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Creamsicle Smoothie

  All that’s missing from this is a little wooden stick. This smoothie is so sweet and yummy it should probably be in the dessert section of this book. And it’s always a hit with kids. Before You Begin: Prepare the Almond Milk Almond Milk This is the most basic ingredient you’ll need for great [...]

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Caesar Fresa

Caesar Fresa: The perfect summer Caesar recipe!

  With the classic salsa elements of cilantro, onion, and lime, you’ve almost got a glass of pico de gallo with this Caesar recipe! I continued with the Mexican vibe by adding a tequila base. The idea for this recipe came from a strawberry salsa, and the strawberries here add a sweet but tart hit, [...]

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Blender Girl's Chock-Full Chocolate Surprise Smoothie

Blender Girl: Chock-Full Chocolate Surprise Smoothie

Print Blender Girl: Chock-Full Chocolate Surprise Smoothie This smoothie is a fun way to get kids to eat more veggies. Unlike the murky color of some vegetable smoothies, the brown of this smoothie makes it look like a chocolate milkshake, enabling you to hide all manner of nutritious goodies inside. And it’s so delicious and [...]

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The Cascadian 86

  Spend the upcoming Valentine’s Day with your loved one and a great glass of sparkling champagne. The Cascadian 86 is not only delicious, but you’ll get bonus points for creating a homemade beverage. While enjoying sparkling wine “neat” is always a good option, cocktail recipes utilize bubbly more than any other type of wine. [...]

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Cocktails for the Holidays

  The holidays are a great time of year to celebrate (responsibly) with a cocktail! So if you are looking for something new for Christmas, New Year’s Eve or any party in between we recommend trying one of this 7 cocktails for the holidays.   1. The Pear Sparkler 2. Sparkling Shiraz Punch 3.  Liquid [...]

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14 Gingerbread Recipes for the Holidays

  FUN FACT… Today is Gingerbread Day! When I think of gingerbread, my mind automatically thinks of gingerbread men… and Shrek. Using this helpful thing called the internet, I discovered that there are lots and lots of different ways you can incorporate gingerbread into your holiday baking. The images and recipes are listed below! 1. [...]

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Liquid Gold ~ A Winter Cocktail

  Though it calls to mind a tropical setting, the pineapple is in fact a winter fruit. It is also an iconic symbol of hospitality. Warm your home and your friends with this mulled pineapple drink that showcases both its sweet and tart flavors. Print Liquid Gold Serving Size: 4 IngredientsPineapple Garnish 12 or more [...]

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Reasons Mommy Drinks

  Reasons Mommy Drinks is a hilarious tongue in cheek book is based on the hugely popular blog. As a new-ish mom, the situations they write about are too-true-to-life and the cocktail recipes are awesome. In fact the book is the brain child (pardon the pun) of two real life moms. Lyranda Martin Evans is [...]

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Carb-Friendly Orange Vanilla Shake

  Curb those carbs with this healthy breakfast option from Dr. Natasha Turner’s The Carb Sensitivity Program. 1 serving whey protein isolate (vanilla) 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup orange juice 2–3 fresh or frozen strawberries 1/2 small fresh or frozen banana, chopped 1 tablespoon almond butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Stevia to taste (optional) 4–6 [...]

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The Perfect Soda Party

Now that it’s getting warm out again, you might be looking for an opportunity to throw a party. And what could be better than a backyard soda party? This party appeals to kids and the inner kid in all of us. First things first: Make yourself some delicious (and impressive) homemade soda! The recipe below [...]

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