Tag: antioxidants

Pear-Oat Almond Smoothie

Pear-Oat Almond Smoothie

For my 2nd post of smoothie week I developed this tasty and satisfying Fall-focused, pear-oat almond smoothie. Even though it is not quite Fall, I am a bit obsessed with this smoothie right now. This is a great, go-to breakfast smoothie that is smooth, filling and […]

Vodka Blackberry Breeze Cocktail

Vodka Blackberry Breeze Cocktail

Hello Summer! Is it just me, or have you been waiting for it as much as I have?  Long sunny carefree days and no school lunches is something to celebrate in my house. After living in California for 11 years now, I need warm temperatures […]

Sparkling Orange-Carrot Mocktail

Sparkling Orange-Carrot Mocktail

My fascination with mocktails continues.  I’m not typically a juice drinker, so coming up with mocktail recipes on the less-sweet side has been a fun project.  This recipe for a sparkling orange-carrot mocktail took me some time to fine-tune, but it’s winner and super refreshing […]

Blueberry-Cherry Powerhouse Antioxidant Smoothie

Blueberry-Cherry Powerhouse Antioxidant Smoothie

This is a blueberry-cherry powerhouse antioxidant smoothie and it is delicious. It’s summer and everyone should eat more blueberries and cherries, but not just because they are fresh and plentiful.  Often referred to as a “superfood,” blueberries are low in calories and incredibly good for […]

Acai Bowls Are Everywhere These Days

Acai Bowls Are Everywhere These Days

Acai bowls (pronounced ah-SIGH-ee) are relatively new in the United States, but people in Brazil have been eating them forever. Acai is a purple, grape-like, so-called superfruit from a acai palm tree native to the rainforests of South America.  Often referred to as the “beauty berry”, it […]

A Simple Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie That Works for Kids and Adults

A Simple Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie That Works for Kids and Adults

Strawberries are one of the first summer fruits to ripen. The most cultivated berry in the country, strawberries are grown in every state, with the majority coming from California and Florida.  The long growing season runs from January through November.  But peak strawberry season is […]