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Strawberry ‘Caramel’ Smoothie

Strawberry ‘Caramel’ Smoothie! 2 cups frozen strawberries 2 ripe bananas 1/4 pineapple 4 pitted dates Water to desired texture Blend, share, love!

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Banana Cream Pie Green Smoothie

This morning I woke up with a craving for banana cream pie. I have no idea why. Maybe the very ripe bananas were calling to me from across the apartment. Banana cream pie was never my favorite dessert but my Great-Grandma could whip up a fantastic one with the best homemade crust around. This dessert …

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Banana Mango Kale Smoothie and the Late Night Kale Haul

Today’s smoothie is probably one of the ‘go-to’-est smoothies around, a banana mango kale smoothie. The perfect trifecta of favorite fruits and greens. It wasn’t long after I tried green smoothies with spinach that I next moved onto kale. In fact, the first time I bought or tried kale in my life wasn’t until the last …

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Blueberry Maqui Madness Smoothie

I was inspired to make today’s blueberry maqui madness smoothie after a recent trip to Portland’s Kiva Tea Bar and Spa. We were delighted to receive a sample smoothie using Navita Naturals freeze-dried maqui berry powder. What is a maqui berry? Maqui berries are native to Chile and offer innumerable antioxidants. “The berries are particularly …

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Baking a Whole Squash and a Hubbard Squash Smoothie

Mmm squash! Today I wanted to share a new way to bake squash, that is actually much easier than my old way. I tried this new, now proven, method out on a beautiful Hubbard squash. Hubbard squash are kind of shaped like tear drops with a bumpy warty skin. They can be found in hues …

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Banana Chocolate Cherry Trail Mix Clusters

Today’s delight is Banana Chocolate Cherry Trail Mix Clusters. Sounds like a delicious mouthful, no? This recipe provides a wonderful raw food snack to have on hand, keeping your hands reaching for something healthy when the craving hits. They are a mixture of chewy from the dried fruit base to crunch from the nuts and …

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Cranberry Relish Protein Smoothie

  Today I wanted to share a smoothie with you I’ve been enjoying the last few days. A cranberry relish protein smoothie! I made an awesome mostly raw (depends on what you think of jarred ‘just apples’ applesauce) cranberry relish tuesday night and besides eating the leftovers, I have loved adding to my morning smoothie. …

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Pumpkin Spice Banana Nectarine Smoothie

Oh yes, we continue that mosey into fall weather and fall-like foods today. Who else is craving apple cider and feeling the need to don slippers and skull blankets? I jumped into those fall feelings by making a green smoothie that contained the end of summer harvests (nectarines), leftover pumpkin, and a hefty dose of …

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Banana ‘Reese’s’ Bites

These can be as cute or as ugly as you have the patience for. Many of mine turned out ‘ugly’, but who cares really? It’s not like you’re going to stare at it all day, it’s about to go in your mouth for a wild ride. The heart in the background happened spontaneously from spooning …

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Banana Yogurt Pancakes

These are turning out quite tasty indeed. Takes a bite. Types. Takes a bite. Repeat. My goal was to get a thinner pancake. I’m not a huge pancake person but every once in awhile I crave a good pancake. It seems though, that what I consider a ‘perfect’ pancake is not what most of the …

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