Berry Kiwi Smoothie

Happy New Year! I’m back to my normal eating habits, which means that my holiday cookie diet is over.  It’s a shame because a cookie diet is the only diet that I seem to be able to stick with.   😉  I could never give up sweets because I love them so much, so I’m all about moderation.  I try to eat healthy during the week and splurge a little on the weekends. Smoothies are one of my go-to healthy meals.  I’ve shared a variety of them with you on my blog and now I’m adding this new pretty one to the list.  …

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Homemade Iced Tea

Did you know that it’s easy to make iced tea?  Okay fine, you probably do. I didn’t even know that one could make iced tea at home until my husband showed me a few years ago.  I’m not sure why I was that naive because you can pretty much make anything at home.  Nevertheless, I learned something new and I haven’t bought a tub iced tea powder since then.  I really thought iced tea just came from big tubs with little plastic scoops in them. It’s a staple in our home all summer long and I made the first batch …

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3 Ingredient Banana Smoothie

It’s time to kick it up a notch. Spring has sprung officially, but thankfully it’s not warm enough in CT to wear shorts yet.  Am I the only one who gets anxiety wearing shorts for the first time of the season?  Anyone?  Just me?  Maybe you can’t go by me since I don’t like wearing shorts.  Anyway, the reality is I need to kick those winter pounds so I’ve stepped up my workout game.  I’m sore (a lot) and I’m excited that I’m trying something new.  Workout.  Check.  Food… well, that’s a work in progress.  I love food so it’s …

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Mimosa

Calling all brunch lovers…  I’ve got “the” cocktail recipe for you.  Of course I’m talking about a mimosa.  It’s part breakfast and part happy hour all combined into one snazzy drink. Happy New Year everyone!  Here’s to a fantastic 2017!  I started the new year with a mimosa (and a fantastic breakfast coming later this week to the blog).  My husband and I spent a cozy night at home for new year’s eve and we had some champagne leftover.  We had orange juice handy too.  Champagne… orange juice… do you see where this is going? A mimosa is the easiest cocktail …

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Berry Kiss Smoothie

Who else is stuffed from Memorial Day weekend (aka the all you can eat unofficial start of summer BBQ food bonanza weekend)? If you are like me then you’re looking to have lighter meals to try to help compensate for the damage done from the weekend.  I instantly think of smoothies as a sure fire way to a light and healthy meal.  Of course not all smoothies are healthy but this one is.  This one is dairy free (if that’s the sort of thing that you’re into or just looking to try something different).  Plus this one has got some “stick with ya” powers, …

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