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Category Archives: beverages
By Mary and Sara | Published: March 21, 2012
If you have ever tasted fresh homemade almond milk, we bet you will be inspired, like we were, to keep it in your refrig at all times. The good news is that it’s simple to prepare and it makes a healthy substitute for milk. The bad news is that you need to think ahead, because [...]
By Mary and Sara | Published: January 6, 2012
Kale, Apple, Carrot The more greens you eat, the better you feel. Kick off 2012 with green smoothies galore! This veggie blend rocks our world. Though it may seem like a grown-up blend, even our little tyke, Johnny Red adores it! We love it even more knowing that the lovely leaves of the kale plant provide [...]
By Mary and Sara | Published: June 25, 2010
So exciting! Check out the July 2010 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, for our Blueberry Brain Boost, Watermelon Agua Fresca and Greek Goddess smoothie recipes from our latest book, Super-Charged Smoothies. They’re designed to make you smarter, leaner, and healthier—and taste delicious, as well! O Magazine: “Pulse, Blend and Puree Your Way to Better Health.”
By Mary | Published: June 9, 2010
Chronicle Books has two more recipes excerpted from our latest book up on their blog: Kombucha, Baby! and Strawberries All the Whey. Check it out: Strawberries have been outrageously good this spring due to all the crazy rainstorms that have hit some of the best growing areas. To celebrate the incredible fruit this year, check out these [...]
By Mary and Sara | Published: May 23, 2010
Three of our new recipes excerpted from Super-Charged Smoothies were recently featured on Babble Food: As we all know, smoothies can be sweet-tooth satisfiers, energy enhancers, cleansing on-the-go meal replacements, pick-me-up snacks, terrific kid-pleasing shakes, and even alkalizing toddies for adults. What a great way to consume a variety of vitamins and other healthy ingredients! These three [...]
By Mary and Sara | Published: May 12, 2010
If you haven’t yet discovered acai (pronounced ah-sigh-ee), make this smoothie and you might just become an acai ADDICT! This exotic purple berry, loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, comes from the Brazilian rainforest and is thought by many to be the world’s super fruit. Reminiscent of blackberries and blueberries, sweet acai comes alive when [...]
By Mary and Sara | Published: April 28, 2010
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kSS-XPm5Fg We have finally birthed our 3rd smoothie book, Super-Charged Smoothies, and it’s SUPER-CHARGED with lots of energizing smoothies. Check out this clip for a sneak peak into the new wave of smoothies! And to order, go to Chronicle Books or Amazon.
By Mary and Sara | Published: February 17, 2010
This week, something a little different! We’ve created some how-to videos for Pottery Barn’s Style House party planner, discussing some of the ideas we shared in our Bride & Groom First and Forever cookbook. There are four videos in the series; we hope they inspire you to prepare a stylish, stress-free and easy brunch of [...]
By Mary and Sara | Published: January 13, 2010
Most chai tea lattes are chocked full of overly sweet powders and flavorings laden with corn syrup. Not this one! We promise this aromatic blend of black tea and its array of spices will soothe and satisfy you to the core. We’ve been honing this recipe for years – ever since Mary got us hooked [...]
By Mary and Sara | Published: December 28, 2009
Mary has not stopped raving about her good friend Cary Fulton’s holiday soiree. She said these homemade, super-glam shot glasses, made of ice, MADE the party (Cary, thanks for the inspiration!). The very next day, Mary ordered the molds from amazon.com and we began experimenting. We played with orange segments, pomegranate seeds, Christmas trimmings, [...]