Category Archives: Drinks

Date Shake

This Date Shake recipe has just 5 ingredients and makes the most delicious paleo, gluten free, and dairy free treat! |

A friend of mine and I like to hang out a local shopping center, shop for photography props and funky snacks at World Market, browse cute clothes at a little boutique, and check out the gear at REI. Typically during our shopping extravaganzas we start to get a little hungry so we will stop by this little juice and smoothie shop.  Continue reading

Homemade Cashew Milk

Need a replacement for your cow's milk? Try this deliciously thick and creamy Cashew Milk with no added sugar. | #glutenfree #paleo

So I know I just talked about how I’m including some high quality, pastured, full fat dairy in my diet again, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for non dairy milks.

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Creamy Chai Rooibos Latte: how I’m dealing with not having Picnik in my life anymore

Curing my cravings for Picnik Austin with this delicious, caffeine free, nutrient packed Creamy Rooibos Chai Latte |

I am loving living in Orange County again. Don’t get me wrong, I miss my husband like crazy. But having the sunny warm weather, the beach just a few miles away, and any health food store I could possibly want within easy driving distance certainly does not suck. However, there is one thing that Texas (well, Austin) has that Huntington Beach does not, and that’s Picnik. Continue reading

Hot Buttered Rum

Nothing warms the soul during the holiday season like enjoying a mug of Hot Buttered Rum with your (of age) loved ones. Especially when the aforementioned Hot Buttered Rum is made with nourishing, healthful fats and has less than half the normal amount of sugar. | #glutenfree #paleo

You guys, it’s December. That means it’s totally socially acceptable now to watch all the Christmas movies and listen to endless amounts of Christmas music. Not that I haven’t already been doing that since after Halloween…

It’s also socially acceptable to indulge in a festive adult beverage or two! I’m a big egg nog fan, but my husband is not. He is a hot buttered rum fan, however. I mean, who could blame him?!!? It’s basically ice cream, butter, sugar and spices. Oh and some rum of course! Yum! Continue reading