Bolthouse Farms Giveaway

I'm a huge fan of all Bolthouse Farms products and am very excited to be offering a giveaway for one lucky reader. If you're not familiar with Bolthouse Farms, they're the creators of super-premium juices, smoothies, protein shakes and café beverages. They offer a wide selection of beverages with no added preservatives, artificial flavors or high fructose corn syrup and gluten-free. The beverages are sweetened by the fruit and full of vitamin and mineral-rich ingredients, so you can feel good about getting your healthy share of fruit and … [Read more...]

Pomegranate Banana Smoothie

I've been so busy with year end activities for both of my kids, I really haven't had much time to pull anything together---even breakfasts.  It's safe to say that smoothies have become my go to this week as a change up to our breakfast routine.  Smoothies are quick fix to your morning breakfast scramble and not only are they tasty, if you use frozen fruit and no added sugar, they're healthy too! So, here’s the deal my friends. You don’t really need a recipe to create a good tasting smoothie. In fact, they should be called “Kitchen Sink … [Read more...]

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...]