Archive for ‘Smoothies & Juices’

January 9th, 2014

Cinnamon Pear Smoothie

by Lauren


My Sundays have been taken over by football.  Our schedule and whether or not Chris can leave the house before the Charger game is over has all been dependent on football season.

While I am excited to say the Chargers have made it further than anyone bet on this year, I also have nearly zero interest in professional sports.


Last weekend, Chris sacrificed watching the Charger game to go on a hike that had been planned before they made it … Read more...

July 24th, 2013

Cantaloupe Agua Fresca {with chia seeds}

by Lauren


I’m preparing for the bachelorette party a month in advance. Getting all authentic on you guys with this Mexican refresher.

This drink was actually my coworkers idea. I’ve been gathering inspiration from those around me lately and it’s always entertaining to hear what other people think I should make. Seriously, try it.


Ask around and I guarantee you’ll get some fun responses that will perk your imagination. We’ve been making chia seed pudding for months now but I decided add … Read more...

June 17th, 2013

Mango, Banana & Almond Butter Smoothie

by Chrissy

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I spent all weekend out in the beautiful sunshine. I think the only times that I came inside was to eat a real meal and to sleep.

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Between surfing down at my favorite long boarder’s spot and biking down the boardwalk several miles in an attempt to avoid jammed up parking lots, so I could play beach volleyball, there was barely time for anything else.

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I normally pack my beach bag with some snacks, but after expending energy all day … Read more...

February 10th, 2013

Healthy Breakfast Muffin {with fruit/veggie puree & sweet potatoes}

by Chrissy

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Yes, I said healthy. Yes, they have fruit and vegetable puree. Yes, they are made with wheat flour. No, they aren’t gross.

They are super moist, flavorful, and perfectly healthy. Oh, and pleasantly sweet. :)

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Also, did I tell you there was a mashed sweet potato in there? Well, there is and let me tell you, the flavors of sweet potato, brown sugar and cinnamon really pull through nicely.

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Now, for the puree. You can really add in whatever you would … Read more...

February 5th, 2013

Morning Red Juice {Carrot, Citrus, Strawberry, Beet, Ginger}

by Chrissy

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It seems like the Cold and Flu are running rampant this season! Bleh.

Although I haven’t had it bad, Lauren just can’t catch a break, with her cold.

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A sure way to boost the immune system and feed it valuable nutrients can be very simple. Make fresh JUICE!

This concoction is a sweet way to start your morning. You probably won’t even need your full breakfast after filling up on these goods.

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When you feel a tickle in your throat … Read more...