Beverages

Summer Smoothie Fest

Summer Smoothie Fest

Berry Banana Smoothie 1          frozen banana, broken in chunks 1          cup frozen blueberries 1          cup orange juice 1          cup plain yogurt or milk* 1          tablespoon wheat germ (optional) Combine ingredients in blender container. Cover and blend on low speed at first, then high speed until […]

Kale, queen of greens, smoothie

Kale, queen of greens, smoothie

Tangy Kale Carrot Swirl Makes 1-3/4 cups 2 cups packed, torn kale leaves 1-1/2 cups carrot juice 1 Tbsp. seasoned rice vinegar (try Nakano mango or citrus flavor, or “original”)     Rinse kale thoroughly before tearing. Combine ingredients in blender container. Cover and blend on low speed […]

Minty Blackberry Mojito

Minty Blackberry Mojito

The pot of fresh mint nestled in the landscaping by my front door is inspiring recipes as I walk by: mojitos, minty ice tea or lemonade, yogurt tzatziki, salsas, and a few more mojitos!

Merry Minty Christmas

Merry Minty Christmas

I’ve felt honored to create recipes for Dreyer’s ice cream for many years. When they requested a series of simple yet clever peppermint ice cream holiday recipes, I was challenged to top the success of the Peppermint Brownie Presents I created in 2001. Easy and […]