Vanilla Lucuma Shake with Pumpkin Spice and Chocolate Espresso Syrup

After a few rainy and cold days, we've got some warm sunshine lighting up the orange and red (ok and brown) leaves quickly accumulating on the ground. Not needing to bundle up in a sweater and a jacket today means that creamy cold smoothies and milkshakes are sounding delicious again. Today's shake is a special Halloween … Continue reading Vanilla Lucuma Shake with Pumpkin Spice and Chocolate Espresso Syrup

Healthy, All-Natural “Slurpees” (no sugar added)

When I was a kid, one of my favorite pastimes was to get a bunch of my friends together, load up on as many sugary foods and drinks as we could buy at the store and head back to my house to generally act insane. It was all under the guise of a "sleepover." My … Continue reading Healthy, All-Natural “Slurpees” (no sugar added)

Mango-Avocado-Mint Green Smoothie

After a weekend full of birthday cook-outs, cupcakes, and chocolate chip ice cream cookie cups (oh yes!) I felt like I need a dose of green to start my week. This creamy green smoothie was filling, refreshing, fruity, and so satisfying. Although my daughter asked for a "pink" smoothie this morning, I found her eyes wandering … Continue reading Mango-Avocado-Mint Green Smoothie

Watermelon Cucumber Slushy with Fresh Aloe Vera Gel – The Ultimate Summer Hydrator and Skin Beautifier

I've been waiting for over a month to share this super cooling, hydrating, and refreshing summer beverage. The temperatures have been really heating up, and it looks like this weekend is going to be a scorcher in our neck of the woods. Move over Gatorade. This frosty watermelon drink will help you cool down naturally, … Continue reading Watermelon Cucumber Slushy with Fresh Aloe Vera Gel – The Ultimate Summer Hydrator and Skin Beautifier

Low Sugar Mojito Smoothie (Vegan)

You guys know I love my sweet, fruity smoothies. Fruit is a pretty big part of my diet, and since I feel great eating this way, I don't plan to cut it out anytime soon. However, when I came across a blog post from Ricki Heller about low natural sugar, fruit free smoothies, I was intrigued. … Continue reading Low Sugar Mojito Smoothie (Vegan)

Glowing Shamrock Smoothie

This sweet minty smoothie is not only the perfect green beverage to sip for St. Patrick's Day, but for the rest of spring and the warm days of summer too. It's frosty, fruity, and sweet with a big minty punch. While my Copycat Shamrock Shake is creamy and indulgent, this smoothie is light and refreshing, … Continue reading Glowing Shamrock Smoothie

Peanut Butter Cookie Raw Buckwheat Smoothie

If you've never tried a raw buckwheat smoothie or porridge, or buckwheat in any form for that matter, this yummy recipe is the perfect way for raw buckwheat to make it's debut in your kitchen.  This smoothie bowl is thick, creamy, satisfying, and tastes like a peanut butter cookie. It's also loaded with heart healthy … Continue reading Peanut Butter Cookie Raw Buckwheat Smoothie

Super C Smoothie + Interview with Heidi from The Sparkling Darling

Hi all! I'm popping in today to share a couple of fun tidbits! First off, I want to direct you to an interview I did with the lovely Heidi Kokborg, journalist and creator of the blog, The Sparkling Darling. I've gotten to know Heidi through our blogs, and it's been great getting to know this … Continue reading Super C Smoothie + Interview with Heidi from The Sparkling Darling

Starfruit Green Smoothie

My third and final smoothie in this series features a fruit I've never tried in a smoothie before. Starfruit. I've often overlooked this uniquely shaped produce in the grocery store. Other than as a garnish in a fruit bowl, I was never quite sure what to do with it. After hearing the sad news last … Continue reading Starfruit Green Smoothie

Golden Years Turmeric Smoothie (whop whop whop)

If you've never tipped a little turmeric into your smoothie, I'm here to tell you you're missing out. Talk about a unique and utterly delicious sipping experience. Combined with cold creamy coconut milk, frozen mango + pineapple, a touch of fresh ginger, and a sprinkle of sweet Ceylon cinnamon, and you've got your self one … Continue reading Golden Years Turmeric Smoothie (whop whop whop)