Summer Mocktails


It is the dead of summer. The thermometer is reading triple digits and the humidity is 95%. The closest thing to a breeze you can find is sitting next to a snoring spouse. All of this sounds fairly unpleasant, right? Now add to the mix a small human in your uterus, cankles, and the inability to get out of a chair by yourself and you have a downright miserable situation. That, … [Read more...]

Fruits To Freeze and Serve!


Despite the fact that I am 32 weeks pregnant and sweltering in the California heat, I love summer. I love the abundance of fruits and vegetables that appear, allowing me to to create smoothies and popsicles and chocolate covered delicious-ness. When I take out my blender my 21-month old screams in happiness "JUICE!!!" This makes me smile, given that her dad was previously … [Read more...]

Summer Entertaining: Mojito Mocktails!


I love Summer entertaining, mostly because it's usually super casual and laid back. In fact, I probably entertain more in the summer than I do all year long because it's just so easy. All you need is a couple of easy dishes and one or two signature drinks to make a party seem really special.One of my favorite things to offer guests at any gathering is a signature … [Read more...]