French 75 Cocktail

July 31, 2015
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Happy Friday everyone!! I’ve got a classic cocktail recipe for you today. The French 75 is a feisty drink made with gin, lemon juice, champagne,  splash of simple syrup & a lemon twist. It’s refined, elegant & daring. Throw in a few raspberries for color & fun. Hope you all have a great weekend planned. I’ll be at the […]

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Lemon Basil Martini

April 9, 2015
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Looking for a refreshing cocktail to add to your happy hour recipe collection? This martini is the perfect addition! This is a very grown up lemonade. Fresh lemon & basil combine beautifully with Grey Goose Le Citron (I love infused vodka) & St-Germain. I know there are loads of St-Germain fans out there…you always get […]

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Hibiscus Mango Coconut Smoothie

April 7, 2015
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 Taste the islands with a smoothie….Drinking this can take away grey day blues in seconds! My Hibiscus Mango Coconut Smoothie is a creamy, irresistibly fruitful creation of exactly what the name implies. With a hit of citrusy lemon too… (heres a little insta video of me loving on this smoothie!)

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Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette

January 6, 2015
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It’s back to the basics this time of year. Simple, healthy recipes that can & will be used over and over again. Shallots are always a favorite & adding them to dressing is a super way to enjoy them! Stay tuned for a gorgeous salad i’ll be posting soon… Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette will likely become your go-to salad […]

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Mini Blueberry Lemon Muffins

November 12, 2014
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It’s the time of year when we wanna cozy up with a warm drink & baked goodies. I’ve got some mini delights for ya right here! Don’t underestimate these Mini Blueberry Lemon Muffins because of their petite size. They offer big, bold flavor & I bet you won’t eat just one!

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DIY Avocado, Lemon & Honey Face Mask

August 21, 2014
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Today I’m sharing something a little different than usual. Instead of eating your food ~ let’s play with our food! Who says avocados are only for eating? Not I….Did you know they are as wonderful for your skin as they are on your plate? Avocados From Peru sent me a package & this is one of […]

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Peruvian Avocado Lemonade Smoothie

August 10, 2014
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Happy Monday….Oh la la! Do I have a super duper healthy smoothie for you! How was your weekend? Do you need to make up for some, ahem, culinary & cocktail indulgences? Well then this Peruvian Avocado Lemonade Smoothie is all you need to feel like a million bucks. Or something like that….

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Cucumber Lemonade Spa Martinis

August 8, 2014
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Oh how I love the spa! And martinis. Put ’em together & you have…Cucumber Lemonade Spa Martinis. Y’all know how spas have that amazingly refreshing cucumber & lemon water? Well this is like that…with a kick! Happy Friday…

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Fruit Salad with Lemon Honey Dressing

July 11, 2014
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Happy Friday everyone! Last weekend we had a bunch of great friends over for a potluck & I served this simple summery fruit salad. Think i’ll do the same this weekend. What makes fruit salad so fabulous are the colorful, fresh, seasonal ingredients & it’s a lovely way to satisfy sweet teeth with healthful ingredients!

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Lemon Honey Salad Dressing

January 24, 2014
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Happy Friday! Hopefully you had a busy & productive week. I have been traveling a whole lot. A few days in Telluride. A few days in Beaver Creek. A few days in Vail. A busy gal has gotta keep on her toes! I developed quite a few new recipes this week, a few of which […]

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Sesame Kale Salad

November 1, 2013
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Happy Friday! I was gonna share a cocktail today but then I thought we all could use a super tasty health salad instead. This is one of my all time go-to favorites. Sesame Kale Salad will make you feel a lot less guilty about digging into your kids Halloween candy…

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Tipsy Lemonade Iced Tea

October 14, 2013
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Happy Monday! Here is a cocktail to get you in the mindset for the weekend ahead. Which is not really very close as you have a work week ahead ~ but let’s just dream of all the relaxation to come when you sip on Tipsy Lemonade Iced Tea…

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Peach Lemonade Martini

August 22, 2013
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With summer winding down & some back to school stress, why not relax with a Peach Lemonade Martini?! Picture yourself swinging in a hammock….sipping away at the luxurious flavors of summer. I created this cocktail for the wonderful folks over at The Boy’s Club blog. (Winners of Saveur Magazine’s Best Cocktail Blog of 2013) This drink […]

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Blissful Pear Martini

July 19, 2013
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Pear Martinis. Yes, they are blissful and I probably don’t need to explain why. If you are a pear lover that is. This cocktail  is a true taste of summer! I had my first experience with a drink like this at the New Sheridan Chop House here in Telluride, CO. Now it is my favorite…but […]

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Lemon Basil Ice Cream & A Visit From Georgia Pellegrini

August 5, 2011
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Oh friends do I have an amazing treat for you today…ICE CREAM. Make that two amazing treats. I have my awesome pal Georgia Pellegrini guest posting with her gorgeous homemade Lemon Basil Ice Cream! *happy dance* If you have never met Georgia before then here is your chance to hang with one of the finest […]

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