Blackberry Almond Smoothie

Today is a very exciting day. Wanna know why? I’m moveable now ~ the H2C soreness has mostly all worn off It’s Wednesday ~ hump day! I’m going to Pump It this morning I’m teaching Pump It today ~ the entire class just me! Yup, that’s right.  This girl’s subbing for Pump It today and…

Blackberry Oat Smoothie

One of the great summer debates… A smoothies or a slushy.  What’s the difference? To me smoothies have some type of milk or creamy component added to them which makes them amazing.  A slushy is more fruity and watery.  Perfect for hot summer days.  What do you think?  Which do you prefer? My orange-strawberry-banana smoothie…

Creamy Carob Smoothie

We’ve got heat!  And I’ve got some sun on my back and shoulders to prove it. I spent a good 2-3 hours outside yesterday planting, weeding and chopping down blackberry vines.  All I wanted when I came inside what something cool and refreshing.  Jacob was sick for an entire week and still has a cough. …

Pomegranate and Peanut Smoothie

Did you join in on this week’s mini-challenge: kitchen lifts?  It takes less than a minute of your time each time you go into the kitchen so come on – join in! After discovering how easy it is to de-seed a pomegranate, I’ve been having fun using the seeds in many recipes.  I’ve also enjoyed…

Middle of June

It’s the middle of June.  The weather is cool and the sprinkles are out.  Not what I expect for the middle of June. Even though all I want are warm things when it’s cold out I was craving a fresh fruity smoothie on this middle of June day. At my most recent trip to the farmers market…

Creative Weekend and Over Indulgence

Wow I can’t believe the weekend blew by along with Monday!  Here are my food and creative highlights from the weekend. We got our tree all decorated!  Joe just couldn’t stay out of the picture (G0 Cougs!!). I love how full the tree is.  It turned out to be a bit difficult to find one…

Abs n Spiced Pancakes

Wednesday morning I could feel the ab work from last nights yoga, but even with that slight discomfort I wanted to give them a good well deserve workout.  I did about 30 minutes of ab work and I can really feel it now.  It’s more than just a slight discomfort.  I can really feel it…