Category: Smoothies

Mild Green Detox Smoothie

Mild Green Detox Smoothie

The end of Summer is approaching, Fall is almost here, and back-to-school time is at hand for many families. After a long summer filled with indulgences, it’s to get “back on track“.  With that in mind, I am declaring this week “Smoothie Week” on Simmer 

Changemaker Series: Second Harvest Food Bank And Their Energy Boost Smoothie

Changemaker Series: Second Harvest Food Bank And Their Energy Boost Smoothie

Changemaker Series: Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. As a chef, food blogger and mom, food is important to me. Food is something we all need, and for many of us, good food is readily available. But this is not the 

A Dairy-Free Acai-Banana Almond Smoothie

A Dairy-Free Acai-Banana Almond Smoothie

I must be honest: I have had a love-hate relationship with acai since I first discovered it.  Last time I posted a acai smooth bowl, I used an acai powder concentrate: the flavor was strong and long-lasting, but it worked for what I was trying 

A Matcha Smoothie: Welcome In the New Year On A Healthy Note

A Matcha Smoothie: Welcome In the New Year On A Healthy Note

Happy New Year!  As much as I love and welcome the festive holiday season, I am always ready for January 1.  First of all, the holidays are exhausting.  Secondly, despite best efforts, chances are I have indulged a bit more than anticipated. In fairness, we 

A Superfood Smoothie We All Need

A Superfood Smoothie We All Need

Anyone feel tired today?  I call this a superfood smoothie and it may be just what you need.  Some believe the term “superfood” is just a marketing gimmick.  Others claim that superfoods are unusually healthful and may even help with some medical conditions.  I believe in 

A Blueberry-Banana Walnut Smoothie That Will Start Your Day Off Right

A Blueberry-Banana Walnut Smoothie That Will Start Your Day Off Right

I came up with this blueberry-banana walnut smoothie with my older son in mind.  He, like me, avoids the super sweet smoothies, favoring ones like this instead. This smoothie recipe has some power to it, loaded with protein, fiber and antioxidant power.  The three key