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July Cooking Tool of the Month!! The Blender

July Cooking Tool of the Month – Blender Sorry I’ve been MIA dear friends! I went back home to Dallas last weekend to get all my things and officially moved into my new home in Austin. So it’s been busy and I’m still unpacking. I LOVE my new place. I moved into a house  with two guys who were the old roommates of my close friend. They are super chill and nice. One made a apple pie on 4th of July and the other towed me in a tube on the back of his kayak on the 4th so we could watch the fireworks on the lake.… Read more
Posted on 07/06/2012 | 8 Comments

Guest Post featuring Cooking Tool of the Month: Tropical Breakfast Smoothie

Cooking Tool of the Month – Microplane The month is not over so I offer you one more recipe featuring our Cooking Tool of the Month, the Microplane zester! Today’s guest post comes from Jackie at Vegan Yack Attack. I just love her blog and photography! When she posted a photo of this smoothie I just had to know what was in it!  When I first started cooking at home more often and checking out new recipes, I sometimes got so anxious over the seemingly smallest of issues.… Read more
Posted on 05/29/2012 | 6 Comments

Creamy Pumpkin Egg Nog

What do you do when you have leftover pumpkin puree? You either make Pumpkin Spice Pancakes, Pumpkin Hot Chocolate or if you have some egg nog leftover you make this drink! I would call this a smoothie, but it’s so sweet and delicious I’d rather call it a treat. I threw in some protein powder so I could call it “healthy” 😉 Remember the trick to the perfect chilled smoothie is to use frozen bananas. But if you don’t have any frozen add some ice cubes.… Read more
Posted on 12/29/2011 | 4 Comments

Meatless Monday: Strawberry Ginger Limeade

Hope you had a wonderful weekend!! I will be honest with you, I haven’t been cooking that much except for creating new recipes for my cooking classes and cooking for my dad, which is simple macrobiotic food. Those new recipes for my classes will most likely go in my next cookbook, so I can’t share them all. But if you come to the cooking classes you will get recipes from Blissful Bites and new creations! This is a new take on the Strawberry Mint Limeade in my book.… Read more
Posted on 06/13/2011 | 1 Comment

Meatless Monday: Vegan Summer Camp & Smoothie

Right now I’m soaking up some rays and eating delicious vegan macrobiotic food made on open flame out in the middle of the Tahoe National Forest. I’ve scheduled this post to show up on Monday, but I’ve never done that before so hopefully you are reading this and it is Monday. Since it’s been crazy hot this Summer all over the place today’s Meatless Monday post is one of my favorite Summertime smoothies!   nectarine cobbler smoothie (makes 1 smoothie) You’ll be so surprised how much this smoothie tastes like a peach cobbler in a cup.… Read more
Posted on 07/19/2010 | 3 Comments