Drinks

Natalia’s Green Lemonade

I’ve had my Vita-mix for several years now and I’ve been drinking green smoothies on and off since then. But they’ve never become a...

Date with Fate Smoothie

The inspiration for this one comes from the Garden Isle.  I’m not sure how the topic of smoothies came up, but a friend from...

Lait de Poule- Spiked Eggnog

I feel like the holiday season doesn’t officially begin until I have my first sip of eggnog.   And although I’ve done my best to...

Rhubarb and Ginger Mojito

Although I’m happy (and lucky) to live in Honolulu, there sure are a lot of things I miss about living on the mainland.  Proximity...

Apple and Cucumber Cooler

I grew up in a household where the only spices used on a regular basis were garlic salt and black pepper.  These days, I...

Nepali Lassi

I realize that this drink isn’t going to necessarily appeal to all of you out there.  Most of the lassi I’ve had in the...

Cucumber, Lime and Mint Cooler

Here’s another recipe inspired by Heidi Swanson to kick off the last week of Cleanse Month.  The cucumber cooler recipe in her new cookbook,...

Watermelon and Tequila Mojito

I know it’s not even August yet, but I feel like summer is passing me by.  Around here, kids start school next week… is...

Mexican Mojito

When do you think of tequila, do you think of wild college parties, body shots, and Tijuana?  Me too.*  And I’ve never really thought...

Jamaican Carrot-Ginger-Lime Juice

I’ve bought those half gallon jugs of Odwalla carrot juice several times but never managed to actually finish one.  I wish somebody had told...