Banana Berry Smoothies

½ cup acai berry or pomegranate juice ½ cup milk of your choice (rice, almond, cow, goat…) 2 tablespoons honey (optional) 1 whole ripe banana ½ cup frozen blueberries ½ cup frozen strawberries or raspberries 1 cup fresh greens (spinach or kale) 2 tablespoons chia seeds or ground flax Add juice, milk and the honey […]

Banana Berry Smoothies and Magic Bullet To-Go Giveaway Contest

smoothie ingredients

Smoothies are a great meal choice when you’re on the go. Choose fresh and frozen ingredients, and just a few minutes in the blender gives you a healthy, portable breakfast. Enter to win a Magic Bullet To-Go for further ease of smoothie prep by leaving a comment with your favorite smoothie recipe. Keep reading for […]

The Weekly Dinner Menu: 4/26/10

kjell buddy

One of the things we strive for when planning our menus is making everything fit together into one nice, neat little package. We look to use ingredients in different ways throughout the week so that we’re benefiting from the ability of do-aheads and being able to buy in bulk. We also benefit from a well-stocked […]

Glazed Blood Orange and Chocolate Chip Muffins

blood orange in hands

A few weeks ago I purchased blood oranges. They aren’t all that common here in Minnesota, so I wanted to take advantage of the rare sighting. Then came the process of determining what I was going to make with them. Eventually, I settled on blood orange and chocolate chip muffins with a citrus glaze, but […]

Blood Orange and Chocolate Chip Muffins with Citrus Glaze

8 ounces plain Greek yogurt zest and juice from three blood oranges 1/3 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup melted butter, slightly cooled 1/4 cup milk 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 2 tablespoons ground flax 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup miniature chocolate […]

Weekly Dinner Menu: 4/19/10

girl at the edge of the water

One of the things we strive for when planning our menus is making everything fit together into one nice, neat little package. We look to use ingredients in different ways throughout the week so that we’re benefiting from the ability of do-aheads and being able to buy in bulk. We also benefit from a well-stocked […]

Asparagus, Bacon and Feta Pizza on Garlic Flatbread

prebaked crust

One of the good things about having sick kids is that I came nowhere near using all the pizza dough for Friday night’s dinner of prosciutto and artichoke pizza, and there was plenty left stored in the fridge for an impromptu Sunday lunch by tossing a few leftover ingredients (bacon, Alfredo sauce and fresh mozzarella) […]