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Peach Banana Smoothie

peach banana smoothie

When I was in college, I ate a creamsicle smoothie from the café by my dorm almost every day. They were delicious and horribly unhealthy, primarily made from of orange juice and ice cream. Since then, I have just assumed that all smoothies are high in calories. I never bothered to investigate. A couple of Mondays ago, I found myself with three brown bananas on the counter and nothing to do with them. Actually, I could think of several things to do with them, but they all involved baked goods. I sure love banana brownies and banana bread and banana … Read more

Drinking More Water – Featuring Omega Water

OMega Water

One of the foundations of my new healthier lifestyle is to drink more water. I’ve always been a heavy drinker. ha! I don’t drink alcohol at all. But I do consume a lot of liquid. Sometimes, I’m too dorky even for myself. Back to the point. I drink a lot, and I have been working hard on drinking more water and less juice and tea and pop. I read somewhere that my drinking a full glass of water before meals and any time I feel like I’m getting hungry will help me to ascertain whether I’m really hungry or not. … Read more

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

peppermint hot chocolate

This is one of those recipes that I’m ashamed to post. It’s too easy to count as a recipe. Last week, I traveled to Utah to participate in some staff meetings for AboutOne. While I was there, I learned of my coworkers’ affinity for a certain flavor of non-dairy creamer. Not a coffee drinker, I would never have tried the creamer. Working remotely, I would never have become aware of my friends’ obsession for the stuff. I laughed as a local coworker shuttled a visiting coworker around Bountiful, Utah, in search of the magical flavor. I could not find any … Read more