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Tropical Green Smoothie

Even living on the California coast is not giving us much relief from this week's heat wave. It is 100 degrees here today (90 degrees inside!), and it's expected to remain hot for a few more days. Bring out the fans and smoothies! This is so satisfying and refreshing on this toasty "summer" day in… Continue reading Tropical Green Smoothie

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Sweet Orange Carrot Smoothie

  Since it's been so humid here lately, we feel like it is still smoothie season! I'm waiting for the crisper temperatures of fall to arrive, but in the meantime we are soaking up the warmth and taking advantage of beach days. In our softball travels this summer to the hotter areas of California, we… Continue reading Sweet Orange Carrot Smoothie

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Pear Picking and 10 Recipes to Try

Late summer is a beautiful time in California, so we took advantage of the last week of summer vacation and traveled north. The days are still warm with cooler nights, the grapes are almost ready for crush, and the pears are ready for picking. And, just a few more weeks until the official start of… Continue reading Pear Picking and 10 Recipes to Try

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

This is so good! I can't wait to share this favorite recipe with you. Fair warning, Everyone - You could find yourself craving this smoothie for many days in a row after trying it! Be sure to freeze extra bananas for second helpings. I think you'll agree that this smoothie is so rich, creamy, and… Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

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Summer Sangria Bar + Free Printables!

A cool, crisp, fruity Sangria always says summer to me! With so many options, I couldn't decide on just one signature sangria to offer guests, so I thought it would be fun to put together a create-your-own bar with a variety of mixers (see recipes below), farmer's market berries, peaches, cucumbers, fresh mint, and basil… Continue reading Summer Sangria Bar + Free Printables!