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May 8th, 2013 - 7:48 am § in RECIPES

Recipe: Vanilla Chai Berry Banana Smoothie

With the temperatures increasing, I’ve been craving smoothies again. There are so many ways to craft a delicious smoothie, but for me it’s typically a mix of frozen berries or bananas, spinach, non-dairy milk, coconut water and protein powder. For my most recent smoothie, I went with a c[...]

May 3rd, 2013 - 7:21 pm § in BOSTON, FOOD

Food: Trying BluePrint Raw Green Juice

As an equal opportunity foodist, I’ve been hearing and reading about the health benefits of green juice for ages. While in Whole Foods, I stumbled upon BluePrint’s Raw Green Juice featuring a healthy-sounding mix of kale, apple, ginger, romaine, spinach, cucumber, parsley and lemon and c[...]

December 15th, 2011 - 10:29 pm § in RECIPES

Home Cookin’: Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Now that we’re having consistently cooler weather, I am craving homemade soup. I’ve never been a fan of brothy, chunky soups, but thick pureed soups are right up my alley. Featuring creamy butternut squash, broth, a mix of comforting spices and a hint of tart granny smith apple, this sou[...]

October 13th, 2011 - 8:25 pm § in ENTERTAINING, RECIPES

Easy Entertaining: Cucumber Water

Life’s about simple pleasures, right? Whether you entertain a lot, or are looking for a new way to ‘spice’ up your daily H2O, I’ve got an idea for you: cucumber water. Inspired by my former roommate Gabi, adding a few thin cucumber slices to a pitcher or glass of water genera[...]

September 26th, 2010 - 1:29 pm § in RECIPES

Home Cookin’: Homemade Healthy Pumpkin-Vanilla Ice Cream

Strange, but true fact about me: I am obsessed with pumpkin, so much so that 100% pure canned pumpkin ranks among my favorite pantry staples.  Low in calories and packed with both fiber and vitamin A, canned pumpkin can be used in everything from soup, to homemade pasta, smoothies, or your morning [...]