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bellini
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How to Make the Perfect Beach Bellini

Alright, we are ditching the smoothies and moving on to cocktails this Sunday. A peach Bellini is one of my favorite apéritifs (alcoholic beverage served before a meal). My husband and I got married in Venice, Italy and in Venice is Harry's Bar - famous for the best Bellinis in the world. During our wedding ceremony we had bottomless Bellinis served during cocktail hour and that's when I fell in love
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strawberry smoothie
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Sunday Strawberry Smoothie Fix

My smoothie recipe series is coming to an end but I hope you'll continue having these throughout the week. It's really been making our family feel so much better and healthier. This strawberry smoothie recipe is kid-approved and although it tastes great, it has hidden healthy ingredients you can't taste. Hope you like it! And, remember these recipes roughly yield two 10 ounce smoothie servings. What You’ll Need to Make this
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Spinach Smoothie Recipe
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Saturday Spinach Smoothie Recipe Fix

I love my Saturday spinach smoothie recipe because it's packed with iron and it's the only green smoothie my daughter drinks with pleasure. The banana balances out the leafy taste of the spinach and kale and the almonds make it nice and creamy. What You’ll Need to Make this Spinach Smoothie Recipe: 1 cup packed baby spinach leaves 1/2 cup packed kale leaves 1 banana, chopped 1 cup coconut milk (or substitute
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Friday Fig Smoothie Recipe

This fig smoothie is a creamy, sweet one - a perfect treat instead of dessert. What You’ll Need to Make this Fig Smoothie Recipe: 5 figs, roughly chopped (preferably fresh ones but since figs are in season only during the summer/fall you can use dried figs instead) 1 cup blueberries 1 cup greek yogurt 1 teaspoon honey 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup crushed iced Step 1 and Final
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tangerine smoothie
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Thursday Tangerine Smoothie Recipe

What You’ll Need to Make this Tangerine Smoothie: 1 large tangerine, skin peeled, membranes removed and then chopped (if you don't peel the membrane, your smoothie will have an unpleasant stringy texture) 1 mango, chopped 1/4 cup carrots, chopped 1 peach, chopped 1/4 cup water or orange juice 1/4 cup crushed ice Step 1 and Final Step: Add everything to a blender and blend away!
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watermelon smoothie
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Wednesday Watermelon Smoothie Recipe

Happy #humpday! Today we had a yummy watermelon smoothie which was light and refreshing and perfect for the 85+ degree weather we have been getting in LA. This watermelon smoothie is a real thirst quencher and requires only 3 ingredients. What You’ll Need to Make this Watermelon Smoothie Recipe: 2 cups watermelon, chopped 1 medium apple, chopped 1/2 cup strawberries, chopped 1/4 cup crushed ice Step 1 and Final Step: Put all
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Tropical Smoothie
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Tuesday Tropical Smoothie Fix

It's Tuesday and that means another smoothie is in the works. Today's fix is the tropical smoothie. Loaded with tropical fruits and such, it tastes like Hawaii in a glass. I include macadamia nuts in this recipe because they are a great source of fiber and blend really well with these fruit flavors. This is my daughter's favorite and I always make her one when I pick her up from
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Melon Smoothie
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Monday Melon Smoothie Fix

Running around all day, cleaning, cooking, playing, nursing, bathing,...well you get the point. There is so much on your plate as a parent that often the last thing on your "To-Do List" is YOU. So hubby and I decided in order to take better care of ourselves we are going to have one smoothie a day. To keep it interesting, I wanted to come up with a different smoothie recipe for
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quinoa salad
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Easy-Breezy Kale and Quinoa Salad Recipe

All hail the kale! I have been on a kale binge for a while now, it's my favorite leafy vegetable because it's loaded with vitamins and all kinds of goodies and easy to turn into a salad with some olive oil and easy peezy lemon squeezy lol. I came up with this kale and quinoa salad recipe a couple of years ago when I was trying to stay away from
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butternut squash soup
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A Pumpkin and Butternut Squash Soup to Savor this November

Nothing says Thanksgiving like the smell of pumpkin and fall spices, add butternut squash to the mix and you can smell that fall is in the air. That's exactly what's in this soup recipe -pumpkin, butternut squash, cinnamon and a few other spices that will fill your kitchen and house with the nutty taste of Fall and fill your tummy with satisfaction. What You’ll Need to Make this Pumpkin and
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