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Smoothies

Burnt Banana and Chocolate Smoothie

Burnt Banana and Chocolate Smoothie

Well, I dunno about you. But lately, I have been itching to create classic, simple, yet delicious things. Foods that make you happy, that aren’t complicated, and are easy to share. Just last week, I caved and made this amazing cinnamon bread. Seriously-if you love […]

Re-vamped Almond Milk with Coconut Oil

Re-vamped Almond Milk with Coconut Oil

Sometimes we need to take a step back, and re-evaluate our progress, intentions or goals. Short term, long term…whatever. I am the type of person that likes habit…I like processes that stay (relatively) the same, and I don’t like chaos. I hate messes (but I […]

Strawberry Milkshake

Strawberry Milkshake

Yeah, I know: another strawberry milkshake-related recipe HAS to be suspect. But seriously, this one isn’t. But what it is: vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free, refined sugar-free (only naturally occurring fruit sugars & a touch of maple syrup!), simple and delicious. No ice cream required (however, […]

Green Juice Smoothie + CSA Scraps

Green Juice Smoothie + CSA Scraps

One of the things I love with a CSA is the challenge of figuring out what to do with all those veggies. However, being an apartment dweller in Madison, it is not feasible for me to compost all the scraps/trimmings, or the occasional unfortunate vegetable […]

How to make Smoothies 101 – 4 tasty beginner’s recipes

How to make Smoothies 101 – 4 tasty beginner’s recipes

Smoothies can be overwhelming. So many options…so many weird seeds…nut butters? Powders? Kale? Spinach? Beets?? Protein powders? Really, the question is what you CAN’T throw into a blender and call a smoothie. To help a friend who is embarking on the smoothie quest for the […]

Papaya, Banana + Hemp Smoothie & The low FODMAP diet

Papaya, Banana + Hemp Smoothie & The low FODMAP diet

With all my efforts to not be super crabby about the fact that I, after having several weeks of really weird bloating and other super awesome digestion issues, am still a bit sour about all these amazing fruit smoothies and bowls and nice-cream concoctions I […]

Pina Colada Smoothie + CSA Weeks 1 & 2

Pina Colada Smoothie + CSA Weeks 1 & 2

I do love coconut, pineapple and rum. I may or may not like getting caught in the rain-really depends on my mood and the temperature outside. But either way, this smoothie is damn fast to make, and very refreshing. If like me, you had a […]

Plant Based Food on the Fly

Plant Based Food on the Fly

Not going to lie…I had a bit of a freak out this week. After being offered a job at a local confectionery company, and jumping on it (yes! yes!! Job! You did it! This is what you do after you graduate!)…I took a step back. […]

Green Machine: Coconut-Avocado Smoothie + February Gratitude Journal

Green Machine: Coconut-Avocado Smoothie + February Gratitude Journal

Well, here we have it! February of the New Year. How are the resolutions holding up? Any new ones come along? Any exciting new changes taking hold, or newly formed habits? I have to admit-I can’t say that a lot has changed with me. I […]

Blueberry Pie Smoothie (vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free, soy free option, nut free option, oil free)

Blueberry Pie Smoothie (vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free, soy free option, nut free option, oil free)

Who else has been feeling the winter blues? I certainly have. Not going to lie, there were two days after New Years of sleeping in a bit too late, guzzling two smoothies a day, and staying in bed reading. Not that there isn’t anything wrong […]