July 11, 2013

Stone Fruit Grillin’

Hold the phone, everybody, because we’re about to enter my favorite part of the summer. Don’t get me wrong. I love that the warm summer weather brings with it all sorts of new fruits and vegetables, but as the weeks wear on, I always get just a little bit tired of the same old acidic citruses and watery melons. (I’m not talking to you, strawberries; I’ll always love you.) But now I can set aside those fruits, because from July to September, stone fruits are here! Whether they’re in a dessert or a crockpot, these fruits are always juicy and sweet. So go get your peachesapricots, nectarines and cherries while they last!

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May 23, 2013

Five Slim Summer Smoothies

Lately, I’ve found myself craving smoothies. Not just the typical strawberry-banana smoothie, but a smoothie with a tropical blend that will make me feel like I’m lying on a beach somewhere. Unfortunately, I’ve had trouble finding quenching smoothies that won’t ruin my diet. Some smoothies are so high in calories that I might as well have a meal at McDonalds. Thanks to the internet, I’ve been able to find some low-calorie, guilt-free smoothie options that I can’t wait to try! Read the rest of this entry »

August 2, 2010

August is National Peach Month!

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Happy August, everyone!  It’s time to start celebrating some fun food holidays now that we’ve entered a new month.  Let’s start by celebrating our favorite fruit, because August is National Peach Month!  Read more to check out my absolute favorite peach recipes! Read the rest of this entry »

May 14, 2010

Cocktail Hour: The Fruity Boozy Smoothie

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I haven’t been feeling too well lately.  I’ve been coughing, sneezing, and laying in bed all day.  When it came time to make a cocktail, I thought to myself, “this is not going to be good for my system.”I almost wimped out on making a cocktail this week; that is, until I had a revelation.  I thought of the perfect way to get all the vitamins I’ve been needing AND booze it up a little bit: I could make a smoothie!  A fruity, boozy smoothie to be precise!  Read the rest of this entry »

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