Strawberry Basil Lemonade. Does that sound a little unusual to you? It is kind of different. When you first drink a sip of the lemonade you're hit with a sweet strawberry lemonade sensation, then comes the bubbles (if you used sparkling water) and then the minty fresh basil. then you die inside of amazingness from this drink. I served this at a few different parties, ALL of parties my friends have devoured this drink! Let me show you how easy it is to make. Best part is you a can make it . . .
Lemonade is the perfect summer refreshment, right? We have some pretty killer lemonade recipes here on the blog. Be sure to check out our classic lemonade and our strawberry lemonade. Divine. But today I want to talk to you about my newest creation. Sparkling Lavender lemonade. The Benefits of Lavender I think every mom out there needs a little R&R, and this lemonade is just that. Lavender is kind of the swiss army knife of home remedies. It aids in: insomnia anxiety . . .
Every time I walk into the grocery store during the summer months I can't get enough of that amazing aroma of fresh peaches! I can't help but buy some EVERY time! I love those sweet juicy peaches in the summer! Such a treat! After one of my peach shopping sprees I got this idea that I should whip up some peach lemonade! Simple & Fresh What's not to love about this peach lemonade recipe: lemons peaches sugar We Love Lemonade Lemonade is kind of a favorite around . . .
No one can deny that a cold class of freshly squeezed lemonade is not the one of the most refreshing drinks! Our family is 100% addicted lately. It seems so be our Sunday treat of choice with dinner. I few years ago I had this lemonade recipe at a get together. It taste so delicious- not overly tart, not overly sweet and with all the right ingredients. I was surprised to find it had a secret ingredient to help balance all the flavors! Lemonade Secret Ingredients Of course, FRESH . . .
Do you like lemonade? Then you'll love limeade! It is refreshing and tart and delicious! This recipe is a twist on a classic limeade - Brazilian Limeade! It has a creamy, sweet component that will keep you pouring glass after glass. I recently made this at a party and I received an inbox full of recipe requests the next day! How To Make A Simple Syrup First you want to make a simple syrup - equal parts sugar and water. Heat on your stove top just until the sugar is dissolved. . . .
I don't know about you, but whenever I make up a protein shake for myself, by kids beg and beg until I pour some of mine into a cup for them. So - when Kidzshake reached out to use and asked if we wanted to do an Instagram post with them I jumped at the chance! Today we are making a shake JUST for the kiddos - this kids peanut butter cup protein shake is going to rock their world. Simple and Delicious My husband makes a protein shake really similar to this that my kids adore, so I'm . . .
Who else struggles with breakfast!? I am ALWAYS rushed in the morning, so my go-to breakfast is always a shake. I've come up with some fun, tasty recipes over the years - and so I thought I'd share one of my staples today - this chocolate coconut protein shake - it tastes just like an almond joy. Start The Day Off Right with this Chocolate Coconut Protein Shake With all of the processed foods these days I like to start off the day with something that is good for me, so I find a breakfast . . .
I love a meal replacement shake. It is such a fast tasty breakfast, or an easy on-the-go lunch. I've enjoyed experimenting with fun combos to keep that ol' boring protein shake exciting and yummy. This Snickerdoodle Protein Shake has been my favorite lately. Who doesn't like drinking cookies for breakfast??? I got this recipe from a friend I am doing a fitness challenge with a tweaked it a little to my liking. Snickerdoodle Protein Shake - A Meal In Minutes I love having an easy . . .
It's birthday season around our house. I have four important b-days to celebrate this week - including my hub. So what better way to have your cake and eat it too, along with your ice cream - than to put both into a milkshake!? Birthday Cake Milkshake will rock your world. The Cake Shake My first introduction to the fusion of cake and ice cream was at Portillo's in Buena Park. Des turned me on to this little restaurant - they serve a dang good beef sandwich and are famous for their . . .
A special drink has always been a favorite thing. As a kid I would mix cranberry and orange juice together, or sprite and lemonade. Something a little fancy is always up my alley. When Torani told us about their #AToraniBrunch campaign I was so excited to create this grapefruit sparkler. Citrus this time of year is delicious. I always look forward to the oranges, lemons, and grapefruit in the winter months. So I found it only appropriate that I make a grapefruit sparkler. Perfect . . .
We are almost done with January - how is everyone doing on their New Years resolutions? This year I am trying to focus on being present. Present with my kids, my husband, present while I'm eating. These days it is so easy to be distracted ALL THE TIME. Technology has made life so much easier, yet so much harder. I was laughing with my husband last night at the fact that I'm too lazy to put a DVD into the player, I just want to push a button on my remote. Yet not so long ago I used to drive . . .
While in Costa Rica we walked to a small restaurant around the corner from our condo and were caught in a down pour! It was one of our first nights there and we were loving trying the new foods and flavors. I ordered a lemonade that sounded amazing. They called it crazy lemonade- underneath it read; mint, ginger, limes. What they brought me was an icey, minty limeade. It was bursting with flavor and I found myself not being able to wait for the next sip. So, of course, we're making our own- . . .