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Creamy Blended Frozen Mocha

Frozen coffee drinks are seemingly everywhere these days. From Starbucks, to McDonalds, to Dunkin Donuts, you don’t have to travel far to get your summer coffee beverage fix. It probably comes as no surprise that these frosty coffee drinks are far from healthy; a McDonalds Frappe Mocha packs 560 calories, 70 grams sugar(!), and an entire […]

How To Make The Best Iced Coffee Ever

The best iced coffee, in the comfort of your own home. ♥ Stir, freeze, pour, and enjoy This iced coffee trick is so simple, there’s no excuse not to try it! Simply stir the ingredients right in the glass, and the result is a chilled coffee beverage that could very well be the best iced […]

Chocolate Fudge Protein Shake

The Chocolate Fudge Protein Shake Can be soy-free / dairy-free / low-calorie / low-fat / and no added sugar! Above, topped with Homemade Reddi-Wip.   Chocolate Fudge Protein Shake (serves 1) 1 cup milk of choice 2 tsp Dutch cocoa powder 1 tbsp chocolate protein powder of choice 1 overripe frozen banana (banana-free protein shake […]

Cioccolata Calda – Italian Hot Chocolate

If you think you know real hot chocolate… Think again. And if you think Swiss Miss is real hot chocolate, drop whatever it is you are doing right now and immediately get to a kitchen so that you can try a thick and luxurious mug of hot chocolate that will rock your world, challenging everything […]

The Cookie Dough Protein Shake

Liquid cookie dough. These are the only words to properly describe the taste and texture of this thick cookie dough protein shake – it’s like drinking cookie dough through a straw. Welcome to… Cookie Dough Week! Every single recipe posted on the site this week will revolve around chocolate chip cookie dough. Since a few of […]

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

The Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie. I know some people swear by cold cereal for breakfast… But whenever I eat a bowl of cereal, I always seem to be hungry again less than an hour later. Does this happen to you as well? However, I do like the convenience of cold cereal. Sure, it would be […]

Copycat Juice Generation Acai Smoothie Bowls

When I visited my younger sister a few weeks ago in New York City, she insisted on taking me to a healthy fast-food place called Juice Generation for their famous acai smoothie bowls she claimed were “the best things ever!” I found this proclamation to be really funny, and if you knew my sister you would […]

The Pink Energizer Smoothie

Last week, I did something I was never able to do while living in Texas: Pack a bag, hop on a train, and find myself in New York City less than 3 hours later. I spent the week in New York, the weekend in Philadelphia, and was back in my own apartment by Monday morning. […]

Avocado Smoothie

Currently craving this creamy avocado smoothie. Suddenly, I cannot get enough avocado. I’m craving it in avocado smoothies, avocado frozen yogurt, avocado chocolate shakes, and am even just scraping it straight into my mouth. This is really strange… for most of my life I loathed avocado, despite giving my best effort to like the heart-healthy […]

Watermelon Smoothie Recipe

An frosted homemade watermelon smoothie – the perfect way to cool off in the summer heat! I often played hostess for summer parties and gatherings as a teenager, because my family had a giant pool in the backyard that offered an escape from the brutal Texas heat. It was a great location for summer parties or for simply […]

Homemade Cereal Milk

So what exactly is cereal milk? The idea is truly brilliant. A wildly popular drink created by pastry chef Christina Tosi of the famous Momofuku Milk Bar in NYC, cereal milk is exactly what it sounds like: an ice-cold milk drink that tastes like your favorite breakfast cereal. See? Brilliant! After all, what child doesn’t look forward to […]

Healthy Oreo Milkshake

When I was playing soccer back in high school, I’d sometimes wake up with really bad leg cramps during the night, most likely thanks to a rigorous training schedule that included two-hour practices each day after class and a bike ride home because I didn’t have a car. Upon asking around, I was surprised to […]

Fairytale Fruit & Yogurt Smoothie Flavors

Once upon a time, there was a princess. A pink princess.   Not to mention a green frog prince, purple dragon, ugly duckling, white unicorn… If you couldn’t tell, I’ve had too much fun writing the post and healthy smoothie recipes for today.   Entirely too much fun. Fairytale Fruit & Yogurt Smoothies You will need the […]

Homemade & Healthy Cream Soda

Did you know that you can make your own healthy soda at home? It’s not hard at all! And it’s absolutely delicious in a cream soda float! Use your favorite coconut, vanilla, or homemade Healthy Ice Cream. (S is not a fan of coconut, which gave me a great excuse to try out a cashew-based […]

Hot Chocolate on a Stick

Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like: Flowers Diamonds Chocolate! Another recipe I’ve been holding onto for a long time. I mentioned it last Valentine’s Day, but then there wasn’t enough time to post it before the holiday. And somehow it didn’t seem right to post the recipe after that… Happy Fourth of July! Have some […]