Beverages

Homemade Peppermint Mocha Latte

Homemade Peppermint Mocha Latte

With the holidays just around the corner, the one treat I love to indulge in while doing  anything holiday related is a warm Peppermint Mocha Latte.  Beginning the day after Thanksgiving, a Peppermint Mocha takes the place of my usual Chai Tea Latte, and sets the mood for decorating the house, putting up the tree,…

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Hazelnut Latte

Hazelnut Latte

I have another Starbucks recipe hack for you!  Sara commented on my Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe looking for a natural and whole food alternative for her hazelnut lattes.  Here’s what we do when we feel like hazelnut.  We don’t use any of those flavor syrups, which are loaded with high fructose corn syrup, food dyes,…

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Kombucha Tea Flavorings Round 2

Kombucha Tea Flavorings Round 2

Looking back through my posts in the last few years, I see it’s been a while since my last post about brewing kombucha.  Hard to believe!  Well I have about a year’s worth of new flavor combinations to share with you.  But first, take a look back at our past discussions about brewing kombucha at…

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Last night, I snapped this picture with our iPad and shared it on the Facebook page: … And told you it was a Pumpkin Pie Smoothie.  You wanted to know how to make it.  I didn’t realize I have never shared my recipe here with you before.  So here it is!  And who said you…

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Reworked: The Green Green Smoothie

Reworked: The Green Green Smoothie

If you’re here as part of the Green Green Smoothie craze….welcome!  Pinterest has opened a whole new portal to sharing my recipes with newcomers, and really for this one I think I need to be thanking a handful of you for originally sharing the Green Green Smoothie recipe on your boards!  (Thank you!!)  I’m used…

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Questions Answered: Pumpkin Spice Latte

Questions Answered: Pumpkin Spice Latte

Kristin commented on my Chai Tea Latte recipe asking for one of the most amazing fall drinks ever – the Pumpkin Spice Latte! “I just started working for a Maximized Living doctor and am doing the Advance Plan.  Have you ever made a Pumpkin Latte that fits the plan?”  – Kristin My answer is no,…

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Green Green Smoothie

Green Green Smoothie

Smoothies are always fun to create. It’s especially fun to make green smoothies, hiding the sometimes bitter and pure vegetable flavors in a refreshing glass of energy. Feel free to twist around my Green Green Smoothie below. I throw in usually whatever we have on hand. Kale instead of spinach, a frozen cucumber or fresh…

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Raz-Apple Smoothie

Raz-Apple Smoothie

A tasty tart and tangy smoothie! Raz-Apple Smoothie Makes 1 Serving 1/3 cup organic unsweetened coconut water or almond milk 1 Granny Smith apple, cored, chopped, frozen 1/3 cup organic raspberries, frozen 1/4 cup full-fat organic Greek yogurt or coconut milk 8 drops pure liquid stevia 1 scoop plain or vanilla protein powder Ice (optional)…

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Melon-Lime Smoothie

Melon-Lime Smoothie

Hi guys! We are BACK!  And I am finally getting this post posted!  If you’ve been following us around on Facebook or Twitter, you’ll know we made it back from our trip to the U.P. of Michigan a couple Saturdays ago.  And ever since I have been Internet deprived, and thus have had a huge…

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Light and Fresh Spring Elixir

Light and Fresh Spring Elixir

Hope you all had a great weekend!  We still have no Internet connection at home, and with the blazing temperatures outside I just can’t bring myself to venture out to the free wifi at the pool.  Baby wouldn’t like that much, and neither would this mama!  So, sorry for the sporadic posting lately and to…

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