Drinks

Beautiful Lemon Ice Cubes

Beautiful Lemon Ice Cubes

When it comes to hosting a party, I have grand ideas of beautiful amazing decorating, fancy food, and hand designed invitations. Then I wake up and realize I’m sleep deprived, my house is a mess, and may have forgotten to brush my hair for three […]

Sweet Potato Strawberry Juice Recipe

Sweet Potato Strawberry Juice Recipe

Did you know you can juice sweet potatoes? I would not even have considered it, until I stumbled across a recipe the other day. I was surfing recipes on Pinterest, because I had a huge amount of sweet potatoes to use up. There were all […]

Homemade Almond Milk Recipe in a Juicer or Blender

Homemade Almond Milk Recipe in a Juicer or Blender

Homemade almond milk is fresh, satisfying, and surprisingly easy. You can even make it with a juicer! I first tried making my own almond milk from fresh almonds because I thought that it would be a fun recipe to teach in my cooking classes. Then […]

Hot Chocolate On a Stick Recipe (Edible Gift)

Hot Chocolate On a Stick Recipe (Edible Gift)

It’s that time again. The time of year I always seem to get the blues. For a Hawaii girl, more than a week of grey skies and rain hits hard. I’m not complaining. After all, we choose to stay in the Pacific Northwest, kind of […]

Chateau St Michelle Winery Tour

Chateau St Michelle Winery Tour

This past weekend I had the privilege of attending the 2013 International Food Blogger’s Conference. It was a special thing to attend the fifth year of the conference because I attended the very first one way back in 2009, and  I didn’t even realize I […]

Vegan Tropical Green Smoothie Recipe

Vegan Tropical Green Smoothie Recipe

Listen. Can you hear it? It’s the lulling sound of waves gently crashing against the shore. Can you feel it? Those rays of sun caressing your cheeks as your toes dig into the soft white sugar sand? Can you taste it? The smooth sweetness of […]

Pumpkin Pie Spice Latte Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Spice Latte Recipe

As a former employee of a mega coffee company that started out in Seattle, I still think of fall as Pumpkin Spice Latte season.  In Hawaii, we didn’t really have seasons, so I went by the seasonal beverages.  You know, Pumpkin Spice in the fall, […]

Lime Cucumber Mint Water Recipe

Lime Cucumber Mint Water Recipe

I don’t like water. There I said it. I know that hydration is important, and even more important when you’re pregnant, but I just don’t like to drink water!  I find it boring and flavorless and a chore to drink unless I’m actually extremely thirsty, […]