Drinks

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Cherry Chocolate Kiss Smoothie

20 comments December 10, 2013

Do you all know Bev? Surely you all know Bev…she’s hard to miss. Gorgeous, a little cuckoo, and wicked hilarious. And now she’s bringing two offspring into the universe. Twins. […]

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12 Incredible Smoothies and a Vitamix Blender Giveaway!

330 comments August 26, 2013

If you’ve been following the Summer Smoothie Series from the beginning, then you know it was going to end on a significantly high note. If you’re just now tuning in, […]

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Video: Vitamix Blender review (Summer of Smoothies, final week 12, Vanilla Malt Milkshake)

6 comments August 22, 2013

Do you feel that – the tears rolling down your cheeks? The hollowness in your stomach? The sadness in your heart? Just me, huh? This is it, friends. The final […]

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Summer of Smoothies (week 11): Peach Smoothie

9 comments August 9, 2013

Peaches, along with strawberries and blueberries, are among my families’ favorite fruits. And peach season is at its peak right now, so yay! This smoothie, friends – it might not […]

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Summer of Smoothies (week 10): Almond Joy Smoothie

7 comments August 1, 2013

Do you have a favorite candy bar? Mine are Twix, Snickers, and Almond Joys. At Halloween, we remove all the Snickers and Reese’s PB Cups because of the kids’ peanut […]

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Summer of Smoothies (week 9): Pineapple Smoothie

7 comments July 26, 2013

I’ll always remember a few things about meeting Paul – he wore these super cute tennis shoes, could recite movie lines like nobody’s business, loved dill pickle potato chips more […]

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Summer of Smoothies (week 8): WaterLemon Slushie – virgin or spiked!

5 comments July 19, 2013

About 10 years ago, we were at my friend Nicole’s house. Her son, who was about four years old at the time (I think?), had a horrible stomach ache. Like […]

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Summer of Smoothies (week 7): Cookies and Cream

8 comments July 12, 2013

We’re already on week 7 – more than half way through! How did that happen?! It’s going by too fast. Waaaaa. Well now. There was no way I could would possibly get […]

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Summer of Smoothies (week 6): Mango-Orange Smoothie

6 comments July 5, 2013

Finding mangoes at my local market is never a problem. Finding mangoes that aren’t rock hard, is. I usually have to go to the corner stand or Farmer’s market to […]

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Summer of Smoothies (week 5): Red, White, and Blue Smoothies

4 comments June 28, 2013

I couldn’t resist making some Red, White, and Blue Smoothies for the 4th of July next week. Even though the blue is borderline purple and they’re more like a frozen […]

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Summer of Smoothies (week 4): Apple Pie Smoothie

5 comments June 21, 2013

You all must have seen this one coming! I mean, pie. Me. Me and pie. And after the Carrot Cake Smoothie…DUH. It’s alright. I don’t mind being predictable when the outcome […]

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Summer of Smoothies (week 3): Skinny Root Beer Banana Smoothie

5 comments June 14, 2013

I swear, bananas have about a 2 day shelf life for me before I’m unwilling to eat them – they can’t have even a hint of green on them OR […]

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Summer of Smoothies (week 2): Carrot Cake Smoothie

5 comments June 7, 2013

I’m always seeing different types of sandwiches converted to pizzas and soups. Like the Rueben, or BLT, or Cuban. And I thought, why couldn’t I take some popular pies or […]

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Summer of Smoothies (week 1): Strawberries and Cream Smoothie

24 comments May 31, 2013

I spent the last couple of months playing around with different ingredient combinations to bring you an entire summer of smoothies. And heads-up!! I contacted VitaMix to see if they […]

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Strawberry Limeade Cooler (with 7-Up or Rum)

12 comments December 20, 2012

Oh Baby, it’s coooold outside! Yes, I know. Then what the heck am I doing posting something made for the summer months? Because it’s really good! And we have to […]

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Chilled Nutella Latte

27 comments October 2, 2012

You all know I don’t make a habit of entering contests. Too much pressure! Like trying to teach your kids “new” math when you don’t even understand it yourself, or […]

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Sparkling Peach Lemonade Cooler

14 comments June 19, 2012

When we lived in Minneapolis and the winter temps would drop below 0 degrees, the natives would then start to (mildly) complain. But to me, I was like, “Um…because when […]

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Banana Breakfast Smoothie

10 comments May 8, 2012

I don’t really love bananas. I never have. But I buy them all the time, and force myself to eat them, because they’re a fruit, and good for me, and […]

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Pumpkin Pie Kahlua Smoothie

15 comments November 22, 2011

Told you my stack of pumpkin recipes to try was getting smaller. One more down! And honestly, I think I might ditch the others in my pile. I’m a little […]