Archive | Beverages

Cucumber Melon Mint Smoothie

Nothing says “summer” and “refreshing” quite like the combo of melons and mint. This smoothie combines summer produce favorites cantaloupe, watermelon, fresh mint, and cucumber for a drink that goes down easy and wakes you up on hot summer mornings. Feel free to try various mint varieties or to exclude one of the melon types. […]

Continue Reading 1

Lemony Iced Tea with Whey

While my first yogurt-making experience was disastrous, I did end up with some yummy results, and as an added bonus, two pints of whey! Whey is the liquid that surrounds yogurt after it has cultured. Whey possesses multiple health benefits: it provides minerals like calcium and magnesium, it is helpful in hydrating the body, and […]

Continue Reading 2

Purple Berry Pie Smoothie

If you love the taste of summer berries encased in buttery crust, this smoothie may be for you. While there isn’t any butter or sugar involved, this sweet treat makes a great breakfast smoothie or a snack–and it tastes like your favorite pie. Yum! Many people claim you need an expensive, high-speed blender for successful […]

Continue Reading 0

Veggies for Carnivores

The subtitle of Veggies for Carnivores is what really caught my attention: “moving vegetables to the center of the plate.” I talk a good game in the realm of healthy eating, but I am, admittedly, rather unimaginative when it comes to vegetables. I know how to cook them, I know all about interesting salads, and […]

Continue Reading 2

Get Your Kids to Eat Their Vegetables (It’s Simple.)

    Okay, anything involving children is rarely simple, but I happened upon this little tactic that worked for us to get our suddenly-picky eater to imbibe some vegetables. It was simple for us. Maybe it will work for you. Step One: Talk about making an Awesome Crocodile Smoothie It doesn’t have to be a […]

Continue Reading 2

Website Designed By Clever Kiwi