Category:  Drinks & Smoothies

Homemade French Vanilla Coffee Creamer

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Drinks & Smoothies, Gluten-Free Options, Mason Jar Ideas, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 22/01
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When I first tried coffee my senior year in high school, I decided I would only drink it if I liked it black.  I “learned” to drink tea… Read More »

Nutella Latte

In Drinks & Smoothies, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 08/01
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Sub-zero temperatures make hot drinks…and soup…taste especially good.  I like my coffee black, but I also enjoy a creamy latte or cafe mocha.  (Truth be told, I especially… Read More »

Green Monster Smoothie

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Vegetarian
by Ann on 27/12
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I have been off my smoothie kick for months.  Maybe it was all the excesses of the holiday season, but I actually craved a green smoothie yesterday.  Seriously…. Read More »

Nutella Iced Latte

In Drinks & Smoothies, Mason Jar Ideas, Snacks
by Ann on 04/08
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When the weather is warm, I particularly enjoy an iced latte.  As much as I love this coffee house treat, I am always a little annoyed with myself… Read More »

Tropical Watermelon Slushy

In Drinks & Smoothies, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Snacks
by Ann on 29/07
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My family loves slushies!  A make-at-home version is so tasty and easy and, with some chopped watermelon stored in the freezer, can be ready at a moment’s notice…. Read More »

Apricot Peach Yogurt Smoothie

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies, Snacks
by Ann on 17/07
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Christian and I had a date with Grace, my 2-year-old niece, to make homemade play dough (see the blue fingernails in the photo below) and after lots of… Read More »

Juicing 101…a guest post from Jaclyn Downs

In Drinks & Smoothies, Kitchen Basics, Kitchen Extras
by Ann on 12/06
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I have long loved eating greens, but aside from my one make-ahead green smoothie recipe, have been hesitant to drink them!  When I saw that Jaclyn Downs was… Read More »

Homemade Cashew Milk — an easy option to almond or soy milk

In Drinks & Smoothies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 07/05
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A couple of weeks ago, I was chatting with my friend Daina after a yoga class and, as it often does, the conversation turned to food.  Daina is… Read More »

Raspberry Peach Coconut Smoothie

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 14/02
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We sometimes enjoy smoothies for breakfast, although I more frequently make lunch out of them.  For a meal on-the-go, the make-ahead recipes (see drinks and smoothies category) are… Read More »

Nutty Coconut Pumpkin Smoothie

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 22/10
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Stocked with fresh pumpkin puree and having recently made pumpkin pancakes, muffins, and baked oatmeal, my mind turned to smoothies.  My first thought was to combine pumpkin and… Read More »