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Healthy Shamrock Shake Recipe

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Hello and Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’ve got a treat for you guys today: a Healthy Shamrock Shake recipe! It’s vegan, too. Back in the day, I used to love the seasonal Shamrock Shake from a certain fast food restaurant. I hadn’t had or thought of one of those shakes in years until Matt and I drove by an advertisement for them the Continue Reading …

Vanilla Mint Smoothie Recipe

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On Christmas morning, after opening our stocking presents from Santa and awaiting my grandmother’s arrival to open the presents under the tree, I whipped out my parent’s blender and made a delicious smoothie. This Vanilla Mint Smoothie came out not too sweet and very refreshing – the perfect snack/light breakfast before diving back in for Continue Reading …

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

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I told myself I would wait until it was officially fall to start sharing pumpkin recipes. From here on out, though? Get ready for lots of my favorite orange fruit (yes, it’s actually technically a fruit, not a veggie)! :) First on the list? This delicious Pumpkin Pie Smoothie creation I whipped up last week. Continue Reading …

Dupont Circle Yoga & A Quaker/Jamba Juice Giveaway!

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Hello, hello! You know what I’m still loving? The free outdoor yoga that Lululemon offers in the summer in Dupont Circle on Wednesday nights. I haven’t been writing about it every week, but I’ve been going almost every week! My friends and I have a sort of “yoga gang” and we’ve turned Wednesday nights into a fun yoga + dinner date Continue Reading …

Chocolate Cherry Espresso Smoothie

chocolate cherry espresso smoothie

Now that the weather is getting really hot in DC, I’ve found myself craving smoothies again. But here’s the problem – I’ve just come back from an early a.m. run., and I want caffeine, but I also need to refuel. What to do? Introducing my new favorite: Chocolate Cherry Espresso Smoothie. Continue Reading …

{All That’s Missing is the} Tropical Island Smoothie

Tropical Smoothie

Given that it’s March, my Vitamix blender hasn’t gotten a whole lot of love lately. It’s been sitting, sad and unused, in one of our cabinets since about November when the weather turned cold. Until yesterday, that is, when the DC area got another beautiful taste of spring. Continue Reading …

Hello, Vitamix.

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Friends, I have some exciting news: I now own a Vitamix. I’ve been coveting these blenders on other blogs for years; they have been hyped as “the Cadillac of blenders” and “the best blender ever" by pretty much everyone who owns them. My friend Gena swears by hers; she jokingly said at my bridal shower that there is life before a Continue Reading …

Hidden Veggie Cherry Lemon Smoothie Recipe

I have a new obsession. It’s been so hot here that pretty much all I want to eat are smoothies. I may have had one for dinner last night. Don’t judge. (Some pita chips and hummus made the cut, too. I’m so classy.) My new favorite smoothie? A hidden veggie Cherry Lemon Smoothie. You’ve got your protein (milk and yogurt), veggies Continue Reading …