Banana Basil Smoothie

Since receiving my new Ninja blender, I’ve been in smoothie heaven.  In fact, we’ve now deemed Sundays (at least Sundays in the summer) as Smoothie Days.  I’ve found that designating days with certain “themes” gives my kids anticipatory excitement that gets them invested in the food theme.  In fact, it’s amazing how simple french toast, or even a mere bowl of cereal can take on a totally different persona when it’s served at Breakfast for Dinner nights on Wednesday nights.  Same goes for smoothies. My kids have happily slurped Pomegranate … [Read more...]

Powerful Green Pomegranate Smoothie

I'm so happy to have finally become a member of The Secret Recipe Club where over 300 selected bloggers are challenged to cook a recipe from an assigned food blog and write about their experiences!  What an amazing opportunity for me to get up close and personal with other respected food bloggers out in the blogosphere.  Today is my group's reveal day and I'm thrilled to showcase a recipe from my first "assignment" over at  The Healthy Jalapeno! Any blog with healthy in its name immediately peeks my interest. Even though I'm on a journey … [Read more...]