Summer Smoothie Series, #7: A Minion Approved Drink

I am a huge fan of the Despicable Me franchise, and like many others, I adore the minions. My current collection includes a large minion plush, a luggage tag, t-shirts and two themed board games…I know what you’re thinking; no, an incredibly eloquent 9-year-old is not running this blog (I think I’m more fanatic about these little yellow guys than a kid that age anyway). So naturally, when I saw a box of Minions cereal in the store (banana berry flavored, of course) I knew I had to make a smoothie. So, in honor of the movie coming out today, I give you… Continue reading

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Summer Smoothie Series, #6: Three Cheers for the Red, White and Blueberry

For the fifth smoothie in the series, I thought it would be appropriate to make a drink perfect for those of us celebrating Independence Day tomorrow. Even if you aren’t celebrating, I highly recommend trying this smoothie; it has the perfect balance of tartness and sweetness, it’s super cold and refreshing, plus all three layers are just as delicious mixed together.

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Summer Smoothie Series, #4: Have Your (Cheese)Cake and Drink It Too

Rich, creamy, sweet, but not too sweet, cheesecake comes pretty close to being the perfect dessert. So it’s no surprise that many stray from eating healthy to eat a slice or two (or three…), later feeling the caloric guilt (and food coma) that comes with eating it.

As a fellow cheesecake connoisseur—although I don’t think I’m half as fanatical about it as my friend Shirley; she could easily eat an entire cheesecake by herself—I wanted to find a drinkable and much healthier version of this delectable sweet, and so I did!
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