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Mint Oreo Cookie Smoothies

Every time St. Patrick’s Day comes around, we’re always thinking of GREEN things we can make! And even though this smoothie turns brown when you blend it, it’s made with our favorite green minty OREOs!! This is a quick drink you… Continue Reading →

Green Smoothies for the Whole Family

We are a green smoothie family! We have been for a while now and LOVE it! I know the smoothie train is not a new craze, but I was finally inspired last summer when I joined a 30 day challenge. Now… Continue Reading →

Fizzy Fruit Slushies

We’ve been having our fair share of 100º+ days this summer. Phew, it’s hot! We like icy, fruity drinks on a hot day, but I don’t love my kids consuming high-fructose corn syrup and artificial colors on a regular basis…. Continue Reading →

Strawberry Ice Cream with a Graham Cracker Crust

It’s that time of year when strawberries from the garden are just begging to be picked, frozen, and blended into a delicious dessert! We’re baking a homemade graham cracker crust and topping it with a homemade strawberry ice cream… Bam!… Continue Reading →

Creamy Tropical Smoothie, Sunshine in a Glass

Is it back-to-school time in your house? We’re still trying to hang on to that summer feeling around here for a few more weeks. And, what goes better with summer than a cold, tropical drink? My girls love smoothies, and… Continue Reading →

Summer Drink: Strawberry Lemonade

With summer in full swing and barbecue weather upon us, my grill has been getting quite the workout. Even so, the ultimate barbecuing holiday is only a week away, and I can already smell the scent of burgers and corn… Continue Reading →

Refreshing Clean & Green Drinking

Tomorrow’s Summer Solstice! That means the longest day of the year is finally here. How fitting that this month’s challenge can be a month, week, or even a day in length (might I suggest  starting tomorrow – what with all… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Kitchen: Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Smoothie-making is a great way for kids to experiment with creating their own recipes. Adding ingredients and tasting as we go is the part my kids like the most. We almost always end up with a delicious smoothie! My 10-year-old… Continue Reading →

Ham and Cheese Puff Pancake

We have breakfast for dinner about once a week, sometimes more if my husband or I have a lot going on. It’s easy and the kids always enjoy it. This recipe for Ham and Cheese Puff Pancake is something that… Continue Reading →

Whole Wheat Blender Pancakes

I was digging around in my cupboard and happened upon a big container of wheat berries I’d forgotten all about.  We used to eat wheat berries on a regular basis before I became gluten-free.  I love those kinds of surprises–almost… Continue Reading →

Fresh Peach Ice Cream

Peach season is finally here.  I love September for this very reason.  Our favorite fruit stand opened a few weeks ago and we’ve been eating them as fast as we can. We freeze some and make jam.  There was a… Continue Reading →

Homemade Blackberry Ice Cream

One of my favorite things about summer is ice cream. Not just any ice cream, but homemade ice cream. Ice cream is the perfect summer treat and homemade is the best. I love experimenting with new flavors, but Blackberry Ice… Continue Reading →

Pineapple, Banana, and Coconut Smoothie

Summer is here and it is hot, hot, hot! I wish I could lounge at the pool every day to cool off, but unfortunately I have work and other things to do:( Instead, I cool off by making smoothies. My… Continue Reading →

Agua Fresca for Cinco de Mayo

Looking for a refreshing drink to serve for Cinco de Mayo?  Look no further than Agua Fresca.  Agua Fresca means “fresh water” in Spanish and is made with fresh fruit, water and ice.  Sometimes a little sugar is added as… Continue Reading →

Root Vegetable Soup, a Farewell to Winter

As I peeled and chopped the root veggies, I did feel like I was bidding Winter a good-bye. The sunshine was streaming through the window above my kitchen sink; outside the grass seemed to be getting greener with every passing… Continue Reading →

We’re Adding Crushed Peppermint Candies to Almost Everything

Crushed up peppermint candies can be added to almost any sweet treat, especially those of the chocolate kind. I’ve recently made a batch of crushed up peppermint candy canes to add to a few yummy holiday treats. I used my… Continue Reading →

Blendtastic Pesto, Sauces, and Popsicles

Ever since I saw a Blendtec blender in action at a local event, they really blended a rake in front of my very own eyes, I’ve been dying to get my hands on one of these. So I was thrilled… Continue Reading →

Rich and Creamy S’mores Milkshake!

Guest post by Alison of Ingredients Inc. S’mores actually got its name from the phrase “some more”. This recipe for S’mores Milkshakes is as easy as can be, and you will definitely want more. Combine the classic s’more ingredients of… Continue Reading →

Homemade Basil Pesto

I’ve been growing Basil in the garden for one purpose, Pesto! With only 4 ingredients, this yummy green sauce is so easy to make. It goes great with pasta, pizza, sandwiches, and is perfect as a dip for a crusty… Continue Reading →

Pop Up Pancakes in a Muffin Tin

We love to eat breakfast for dinner, it’s easy and I have all the ingredients. One of our favorites is Pop Up Pancakes, also called German Pancakes. I like to put a little twist on them by cooking these in muffin… Continue Reading →

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