Naturally Sweet Treats

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Naturally Sweet Treats

Enjoy a treat without all the added sugar or high-fructose corn syrup. These goodies are sweetened naturally. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. […]

Best 100 Juices for Kids, You Know, That Book I Wrote

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This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! I’ve been contemplating for weeks how to do this whole book launch thing. You know […]

Let’s Talk about Juice, Baby

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Let

This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! Next week my second cookbook, Best 100 Juices for Kids, comes out in stores. You […]

Favorite Juices & Smoothies

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Favorite Juices & Smoothies - Tips and recipes for making juices and smoothies easier at home.

If one of your food goals this year is to add more fruits and veggies to your diet, smoothies and fresh juices are a tasty way to do it! Check out these great recipes. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in […]

Gift Idea: Pair a Juicer with My New Book

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Making your own juice

A little over a year ago I bought my first juicer. It was a cheapo on sale at Walmart in anticipation of the holidays. I spent about $40 on it. It was a game changer. All winter long I juiced carrots, spinach, apples, pears, whatever came through the produce box, even parsnips. At first my […]

Homemade Cranberry Soda

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Cranberry Soda

I used to be a soda pop junkie. A few years ago, I decided to give it up. I don’t really remember why. But, I think a handful of cavities had something to do with it. And maybe empty calories, too. Regardless, I kicked my cola habit. But, that doesn’t mean I don’t sometimes like […]

Honey Syrup

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Honey Syrup sweetener

Years and years ago I bought Sweet ‘n’ Low. In fact, those pink little packets of artificial sweetener were staples in our tea and coffee cupboard, not because we liked the taste, but because we liked sweet tea. Here in California, tea is not usually served already sweetened. You have to sweeten it yourself. But […]

Strawberry Mango Smoothie with Banana

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Strawberry Mango Smoothies

Make your own smoothies to save money, eat more healthfully, and bring convenience to your own home. Ever since I was in college, the siren song of the smoothie bar has been strong for me. Even after we bought a pretty heavy-duty blender, I found myself tempted to go get a smoothie rather than make […]

Lemon-Lime Sports Ade

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Lemon Lime Sports Ade

Forget bottled ades. Make your own sports drinks to save money and avoid icky stuff. Today I have the opportunity of guest posting for the October Unprocessed series, hosted by Eating Rules and sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill.  I’m sharing my story on falling in love with homemade as well as Big News and a […]

Carrot Juice Plus

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Carrot Juice Plus Kale Beets and Pear

Making homemade juice is cheaper and healthier than purchasing the expensive bottled blends. And juicing is a super easy process, too. Fresh juices that you buy in itty-bitty bottles at the store are pretty pricey, about three or four dollars each. A trip to the juice bar runs about the same. But, you can make […]