Category Archives: Beverages

Rhubarb vanilla drink

If you don’t know what to do with rhubarbs? Or if you have already had your share of rhubarb pies and crumbles this season, well how about turning the red stalks into an amazing and cooling drink? Rhubarb Vanilla Syrup 1 … Continue reading

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Watermelon strawberry popsicles or smoothies

This is a cooling repost from a hot day in Los Angeles not too long ago: If you have been looking for a sweet, healthy, refreshing treat in the heat – well look no further. These watermelon strawberry popsicles must be your answer. If … Continue reading

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It’s all about matcha

  Matcha Matcha is high quality powdered green tea with a bright green color. The tea plant is covered before picking to accentuate the beautiful color. One of the many health benefits of matcha is the high content of antioxidants. Matcha is also rich … Continue reading

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Juicing Celeriac and Apples

Since watching the Joe Cross documentary “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead” and the sequel “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead 2″, I have have made an effort to incorporate juicing in my diet. Watching Joe Cross transform his body from diseased to … Continue reading

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Boba thai iced tea

Bubble tea. Boba tea. Pearl tea. The drink recipes vary from tea to some kind of fruity juice, they can be iced or ice-blended, they all contain little chewy balls made of tapioca starch, often referred to as pearls. The pearls come in a colored and a black … Continue reading

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Mango orange smoothie and Foodyear on Flickr

So simple, so good. This is a sweet marriage. I use 1 mango and juice from 2 oranges per smoothie. If you have time, then peel and cut the mango into pieces and freeze before blending your smoothie.  The frozen mango pieces will … Continue reading

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Meyer lemonade infused with herbs

A friend of mine gave me a huge bag of meyer lemons and the first thing that came to mind in this heat was lemonade. Classic lemonade is made with 1 cup / 240 ml fresh squeezed lemon juice and mixed … Continue reading

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Mexican cantaloupe water

I have had agua frescas in Mexico several times. It is the best natural thirst quencher. Fortunately our local farmers market has a stand with an amazing variety of agua frescas. By the end of the summer, we have usually tried … Continue reading

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