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

Homemade, All Natural Vitamin C Powder

So I want to plant a little idea in your head. I'm just going to leave it there and let it germinate for a bit... You can make your own vitamin-rich superfood powders. For cheap. Even, basically, for free. Yep, it's true. Let me explain. This vitamin C powder is made from something you were … Continue reading Homemade, All Natural Vitamin C Powder

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

Pretty Things Smoothie (with Beet, Strawberry, and Citrus)

When I heard that David Bowie passed away 10 days ago, I was in disbelief. How could he be gone? To echo the phrase I kept reading others lament, "I didn't know he was even mortal!" His creativity and talent seemed superhuman. Even though I didn't know David Bowie personally, I was incredibly saddened by … Continue reading Pretty Things Smoothie (with Beet, Strawberry, and Citrus)

Want to Squeeze More Plant-Based Iron into your Diet? Give this Orange-Gingersnap Smoothie a Whirl!

  Although I'm being playful with today's title, (and yes, if I would've found a way to cram one more corny double entendre in there, I would have!) the topic is an important one.  Iron is kind of a big deal.  It's the central part of hemoglobin, the molecule in red blood cells that ushers oxygen through the … Continue reading Want to Squeeze More Plant-Based Iron into your Diet? Give this Orange-Gingersnap Smoothie a Whirl!

Blushing Beauty Berry-Beet Smoothie

Despite the obnoxiously snowy weather we've been having around here, I'm currently on a smoothie kick.  I know, I'm weird.  My smoothie love comes in phases.  Late summer I was awash in a sea of fruity-green blender concoctions, enjoying at least one frosty beverage a day.  Then I must have got smoothie burn-out because for a while they didn't sound so … Continue reading Blushing Beauty Berry-Beet Smoothie

Warm Smoky-Maple Kale Salad with Sweet Potato and Apple

Dark orange pie pumpkins, bright yellow and deep-golden acorn squash, juicy red and green apples, garnet yams... My  kitchen is beginning to look like a fall cornucopia!  I've always loved this time of year, and writing this blog and sharing my recipes has made me appreciate the harvest season's produce even more.  Everywhere I go, … Continue reading Warm Smoky-Maple Kale Salad with Sweet Potato and Apple