Acai Coconut Almond Smoothie

Today’s smoothie features a powerful antioxidant, omega fat and amino acid source—acai.  You pronounce this “ah-sigh–ee” and it is a very trendy superfood lately.  You may have seen/heard commercials for cleanse and detox programs featuring the acai berry.  It’s good for you, but like everything else, it’s not magic!  In fact, a lot of those …

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The Cu-Tini

I’ve done some research to find “healthy” cocktail ideas, and I keep coming back to the same source—Sarma Melngailis’ books: Raw Food Real World and Raw Living Food. At her restaurant in NYC, Pure Food and Wine, they serve raw food and drinks, with the exception of the sake in the cocktails. In one of …

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It’s No Shamrock Shake…..but it Will Stay on My Menu!

I’m participating in the Dauntless Diva’s 30-Day Green Smoothie Challenge. It’s not significantly different from what I’ve been doing, although it has altered my focus from primarily green juice to green smoothies. So far, I have mostly been consuming a very simple spinach-banana-water smoothie recipe. There isn’t a specific reason for this, except that it’s …

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