Tag: spring

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 

A Blood Orange Greyhound Cocktail

A Blood Orange Greyhound Cocktail

A Greyhound is a cocktail consisting of grapefruit juice and either gin or vodka; it is traditionally served over ice.  “Greyhound” is also the nickname given to my husband by a friend in law school due to his tall, thin physique.  Although the two are 

A Raspberry-Pineapple Protein Slushy For Spring

A Raspberry-Pineapple Protein Slushy For Spring

Sometimes a smoothie just doesn’t cut it. So I’m mixing it up a bit with this raspberry-pineapple protein slushy and it’s perfect for the Spring and Summer months. I thought a bright, fruity, protein slushy might be just what I needed to kick-start my Spring and 

Quick Miso Soup

Quick Miso Soup

My family loves Japanese food. Miso soup is a traditional Japanese soup based on a stock called dashi. It is believed miso was first introduced to Japan in the 7th century by Buddhist monks.  According to Japanese mythology, miso is a gift to mankind from 

A Spring Cleanse Cocktail

A Spring Cleanse Cocktail

If you liked my Cucumber-Tequila Cooler, you may enjoy this refreshing Spring Cleanse Cocktail. Spring cleaning isn’t just for closets. Spring is the season of rejuvenation and renewal. Plants, vegetables and flowers begin to grow.  Spring comes around just as we are all reaching our 

“The New Spain” Cocktail

“The New Spain” Cocktail

David Lebovitz is a genius.  A pastry chef by training, he is much more.  After years in the business and many at Chez Panisse under the watchful eye of Alice Waters, Lebovitz left the restaurant business and moved Paris to pursue writing. To date, he has