October 25, 2014

How to Make the Perfect Green Smoothie

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I'm firmly convinced that most of the problems we run into -- from serious health issues to simply being exhausted -- can be solved with food. Not just any food though. Super foods that nourish our bodies from the inside out. Sounds simple right? Then why are so many of us struggling to get … [Read more...]

How to Have the Perfect Summer BBQ (w/Dessert!)


There are few summer traditions that equal the pure pleasure of a casual backyard barbecue with plenty of tasty side dishes and followed by a chilly dessert. We're slowly settling in after our move from San Diego and as much as we're dreading the cold winter weather, at the moment it's kind of … [Read more...]

Watermelon Smoothie – A Refreshing Summer Treat

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There are few summer treats that are as refreshing as this simple watermelon smoothie. With nothing in it but watermelon and ice, this is a low-fat treat that you don't have to feel guilty about. We discovered this simple treat one summer when we were doing a lot of experimenting with our … [Read more...]

Container Herb Gardening


Spring is in the air and the nursery flowers are beckoning us to pick up some plants and enjoy being outside. This year when you are at the nursery, take a look at plants that you can plant and have some awesome fresh herbs for the dinner table.  Having plants that provide food for the table are … [Read more...]

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Festive Cocktails

Photo credit Erik Kabik

After the hustle and bustle of shopping, cooking, and the millions of things that have to be done, it is now time to slow down and have a fun party with friends. Whether you are having a formal New Year’s Eve party, an intimate party, or perhaps a white elephant after Christmas party, keep the menu … [Read more...]