5 Drinks to Beat the Heat

Anybody hot out there?  Because I’m dying over here.  I’m so hot I’m not even hungry. All I want is iced cold drinks, and I want them now! Its finally up in the 90’s in Seattle.  Its taken us all summer to get here.  The kids and I do not deal well with the heat,…

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Make Your Own Vitamin Water

It’s hot as *#%& here.  All I have been eating is salad and ice cold drinks.  After the 5th glass of iced coffee and tea, it was time to go for something a bit healthier. I first made these flavored waters when I did a detox diet with my husband where no caffeine was allowed.…

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Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

If I could pick one food to bring to a desert island, it would be ice cream.  Sweet, cool, and so many ways to make it.  Salted Caramel is my current favorite. Unfortunately, its pretty much just eating straight cream, so not what you want to have on a regular basis. Julia and I LOVE…

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Refreshing Strawberry Lassi

Smoothies have become a staple in our house. Dan and I love them as a healthy snack or treat.  Dan just likes fruit and juice in his, but I always add yogurt.  Recently I discovered that what I’ve been making for years is really a Lassi.  An amazingly delicious Indian drink made by blending yogurt,…

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The Week of the Strawberry

Strawberry Week is here!  Or Strawberrypalooza as I have been calling it (yes, I did come of age in the 90’s). I am all about eating what’s fresh and in season, and I have been waiting all year for some sweet, juicy, fresh strawberries.  I don’t feel complete without at least half a flat lying…

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What Books Are You Reading?

What are you guys reading right now?  Not what are you reading to your kids, or books about parenting.  I mean something just for you. I’m looking for some new books for the summer.  Maybe even some new authors!  Any recommendations? I’ve been re-reading the Hunger Games.  I’m so impressed by her ability to describe…

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