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Bobby Flay’s Banana-Milk Chocolate Crackle Milkshakes (and a Giveaway!)

Bobby Flay’s Banana-Milk Chocolate Crackle Milkshakes (and a Giveaway!)

Who likes milkshakes? This girl! While I have never been a fan of those triple thick, can’t get it up a straw, milkshakes (hello, tummy ache!), I am a huge fan of the slightly thinner, creamy, cold variety. And this year, I finally learned how to make ‘em. Thanks to Bobby Flay. Earlier this year, […]

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Easy Homemade Lemon-Limeade Recipe

Easy Homemade Lemon-Limeade Recipe

| April 27, 2011 | 4 Comments

When Will returned to school on Monday, he wasn’t as excited as usual. “I want it to be summer, Mommy,” he told me. After a week of spring break, the sun finally emerged on Sunday and we had an amazing day filled with egg hunts and family and good food. I totally understand what he’s […]

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Faux Caramel Latte

Faux Caramel Latte

| April 25, 2011 | 7 Comments

My journey to being healthier this year has meant giving up certain things like most fast food (good riddance), soda (though I indulge once in a while) and cutting way down on my sweets-intake. But one thing that didn’t make the chopping block? Coffee. I savor my morning coffee. It’s a daily ritual, often drank […]

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Cooking with Kids: Smoothies!

Cooking with Kids: Smoothies!

| July 13, 2010 | 1 Comment

If there is one thing my kids love, it’s options. So, when I suggested that we make our own smoothies this afternoon, they were both totally psyched. We were in the grocery store when I mentioned it and Will’s reaction was priceless. “Smoothies? Really?!? Yay!” Then, when they saw the array of ingredients spread out […]

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Cooking with Kids: Mango Iced Tea Recipe

Cooking with Kids: Mango Iced Tea Recipe

| June 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

Our family is off having fun this week (check in Friday for pics, details and more!), so we’re pretty busy. But don’t worry: There is a whole great line-up of recipes that will post this week. Today’s is a great, easy homemade iced tea. We all love iced tea and this one is a wonderful, […]

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Simple Pomegranate Spritzer Recipe

Simple Pomegranate Spritzer Recipe

| November 24, 2009 | 3 Comments

Yesterday, we were just sitting down to breakfast when Paige said, “Mommy, water please?” (She’s two, so that’s a pretty darn good sentence!) Will echoed the request. Shawn laughed a little and said, “Kids who like water, well done, honey!” And really, they do love water. Paige will choose that above just about any other […]

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Perfect Party Drink: Easy Sparkling Strawberry Lemonade

Perfect Party Drink: Easy Sparkling Strawberry Lemonade

| May 26, 2008 | 3 Comments

Happy Memorial Day! It’s the unofficial start to summer, so here’s a quick and easy drink for your next backyard shindig. I hope you are out enjoying this beautiful summer day like we are. Print Perfect Party Drink: Easy Sparkling Strawberry Lemonade Ingredients1 1/2 cups lemon juice 1 12 oz can strawberry nectar 4 cups […]

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Pomegranate Lemonade

Pomegranate Lemonade

| February 4, 2008 | 3 Comments

The latest issue of Bon Appetit came in the mail on the same day that I happened to buy a bottle of POM (you know, that pomegranate juice that everyone seemed to be talking about and using, um, yesterday — yes, I am a little behind on that trend). So anyway, it just seemed like […]

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Organic Hot Chocolate … mmmm

Organic Hot Chocolate … mmmm

| August 7, 2007 | 1 Comment

When I was reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (in less than 24 hours) right after it came out, I had a hankering for a hot cocoa. Call me crazy, but despite the soaring temperatures and stifling humidity, curling up with a good book (oh my, was it ever good!) and a hot chocolate […]

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Virgin Pina Colada Protein Shake Recipe

Virgin Pina Colada Protein Shake Recipe

| March 16, 2007 | 0 Comments

Yesterday I gave you a primer on types of proteins. Today, I am following up with a little more info so you can decipher how much protein you need. According to the Harvard School of Public Health, millions of people around the world don’t get enough protein each day. Protein deficiency leads to a condition […]

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