Strawberry Lime Sorbet

I went strawberry picking a couple weeks ago. I got carried away picking like I always do. Who needs 16 quarts of strawberries? I do because I have a freezer and it was begging me to fill it with freshly picked, sweet, and juicy strawberries. It’s a ridiculous amount to have on hand if you’re not canning them, but I’m a food blogger! I’ll use them up in a jiffy! Right?

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Raspberry Kale Smoothie Bowl

By Maya from Wholesome Yum

I’m officially obsessed with smoothie bowls. Have you tried one yet? I started making them this summer, and all I could do was wonder why I didn’t do it sooner. You get all the advantages of a smoothie, but unlike a smoothie, you actually get to chew your food. As delicious as smoothie drinks are, it’s nice to feel like you’re having a complete meal. With a smoothie bowl, you get the best of both worlds.

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Mint Ice Cream Shake – Adults And Kids Versions

On a hot summer day, nothing is more welcoming or refreshing than a minty green ice cream drink. And, this recipe is easily tweaked depending on the crowd you are serving.

Every summer my family spends a week up north in our log cabin. We’re talking about 16 adults and 6 children under the age of 5 piled into one cabin.

With that kind of chaos, everyone needs a treat.

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Clean Eating Orange Carrot Smoothie

By Sasha Houseman of Paleo Superfood Synergy

Studies have shown that consuming vitamin C supplements does not provide the same protective benefits as drinking a glass of fresh squeezed orange juice. While the multitude of health benefits of vitamin C has been associated with a reduced risk of death from all causes including heart disease, stroke and cancer. Carrots as well have been shown to have small but significant effects on colon cancer while beets are currently being studied for their effects on colon, stomach, nerve, lung, breast, prostate and testicular cancers. Beets are also a significant source of folate, which is critical during pregnancy, and magnesium, which is severely deficient in the typical Western diet.

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Dairy Free Maple Iced Coffee

By Nelson & Liz of Photos and Food

Liz and I love our coffee. Liz is more of a “bucket-sized” regular coffee kind’a gal and I love my espresso and espresso-based coffees. But with our very hot summer temperatures of 30+ °C (86+ °F) for our good friends south of the border), plus humidity—I don’t really crave hot beverages. Cue the frozen caffeine! Who’s the genius that came up with the idea for cold coffees? This person should win an award… or maybe they already have? A standing ovation to you [applause applause applause]. Well, to get the facts, a quick check-in with our good friends Google and Wikipedia (where would we be without them?) brought up information about this frozen cup of awesomeness.

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Oatmeal Cookie Protein Shake

By Ashley Reeves of Ashley’s Fresh Fix

Now that school is starting up and the summer nights are quickly ending we are gearing up for a fun fall at our house! Our family has many fall traditions but one of our favorite’s is spending time together in the kitchen cooking. Trying new recipes is a must, and I personally like to add a little healthy kick to any recipe we try out.

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