Blueberry Banana Protein Shake

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I realize I’ve been sharing quite a few protein shake recipes lately.  The reason is because that’s just what I’ve been experimenting with lately!  Since this is more of a lifestyle blog than a typical “food blog” I tend to blog about whatever I happen to be making and enjoying at the time instead of picking…

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Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake

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This is absolutely the yummiest protein shake I have ever made!  It’s like drinking healthy pumpkin pie out of a glass.  We had several large cans of pumpkin in our pantry leftover from some holiday baking plans that never transpired and I wanted a way to use some of it.  Thus, this shake was born.  I’ve…

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Banana Orange Protein Shake

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This protein shake is refreshing, incredibly filling, and has a new little ingredient that gives it a perfect, thick milkshake-y texture – xanthan gum!  Have you tried it?  It can be found in the baking or gluten free/organic aisle of your grocery store and it’s sold in either bags or individual packets.  It’s a plant-based…

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15 Spooky and Delicious Drink Ideas for Halloween!

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Here we are already a full week into October!  The leaves are starting to get that telltale yellow tinge before the full on color burst that will happen later in the month, and I can’t tell you how happy that makes me!  We’re enjoying cooler mornings, crisp fall breezes, the grocery stores are exploding with…

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Salted Caramel Cocoa | Our Christmas Eve Tradition

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For the past several years, this right here has been our Christmas Eve tradition. After the family celebratin’ is all celebrated out and we’re back at home, warm in our PJ’s and cuddling with our sweet puppies, we whip up a batch of some kind of hot liquefied chocolate. Not all traditions work for me…

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Caramel Apple Martini

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I whipped up this delicious Caramel Apple Martini, trying in vain to encourage fall to hurry the heck up and get here!  I contributed the recipe as a guest post on the Pig of the Month food blog, and  you can read all about how to make this delicious drink at home by clicking right…

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