Good Morning Grapefruit Drink

I just love grapefruit, so I made up this “Good Morning” delicious drink.  It’s so simple, takes minutes to make, and so good for your body.

Here’s what you need:

1 Grapefruit, peeled 1 Orange, peeled handful of frozen/fresh (or canned) Pineapple 1/2 cup Water 1 cup Ice Cubes 2 T Honey . . . → Read More: Good Morning Grapefruit Drink


Recipe: Delicious Mango Smoothie

This smoothie recipe is so refreshing and delicious and it feels good to start the day with a nutritious drink.  I try to drink a smoothie almost everyday and even ‘hide’ some greens (baby spinach) in it.

Here is the simple recipe:

1/2 cup fresh or frozen mango 1 orange 1/2 . . . → Read More: Recipe: Delicious Mango Smoothie


Whole Food Juice: Cantaloupe, Banana & Pineapple Fruit Cooler

I wanted a new drink recipe, so I dived into my Vita-mix recipe book.  I made this yesterday and it was fabulous!  So refreshing and so nutritious.  Here’s the scoop:

Cantaloupe, Pineapple and Banana Fruit Cooler Drink

1/2 cup cantaloupe

1/2 medium banana

1/2 cup pineapple

1/8-inch slice lemon, with peel

1/2 cup 100% cranberry . . . → Read More: Whole Food Juice: Cantaloupe, Banana & Pineapple Fruit Cooler


Super Salad & Tomato Nutrition

This is a super salad I made last night:

layer on a plate in this order:

baby spinach broccoli slaw mix finely crushed walnuts finely chopped red onion garden (the best!) tomatoes sliced croutons fresh basil chopped & sprinkled on top (doesn’t everything taste better with fresh basil?!) drizzle poppy seed dressing on salad . . . → Read More: Super Salad & Tomato Nutrition


Making Green Smoothies

Would you ever put spinach in your smoothie?  I did and it was GOOD!!  Baby spinach has a mild taste and is mostly masked by the sweet fruit. Below are some pics of our Green Smoothie morning (my husband is giving bunny ears to my blender…goofball!).  Putting greens in smoothies is so good for your body . . . → Read More: Making Green Smoothies


I’m in Need of School Lunch Ideas!?

School has already started for us and I’m STUCK on Peanut Butter & Jelly!  How about you?

I’m going to be working on a post soon of school lunch ideas, and I would love your input. What kind of lunchbox do your kids use? Do you have special containers? Do you pack hot . . . → Read More: I’m in Need of School Lunch Ideas!?


Refreshing Summer Fruit Smoothie Recipe

Do you enjoy smoothies? Most of the time I just dump ingredients and get a surprising taste result. I made this smoothie the other day and it was SO delicious and refreshing that I decided to make it again this morning and measure the ingredients to share with you. I use a Vita-Mix . . . → Read More: Refreshing Summer Fruit Smoothie Recipe


Food Play

I’ve found that the best times I have with my children is when I’m on the floor playing with them.  Today was a raining day, so my daughter decided to set up some umbrellas on the floor and ‘read.’ I love her creativity! We recently received the book, Food Play by Freymann/Saxton.  It’s a delightful collection of . . . → Read More: Food Play


Fruit Holder

Our family has been trying to eat healthier foods.  To encourage us to do this, I purchased a wonderful fruit holder.  I place it on my island and we always see it, so we are prone to pick a piece of fruit rather than chips, etc…for a snack.  I purchased the holder at Bed, . . . → Read More: Fruit Holder



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