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Green Juice Recipe | FoodieGoesHealthy.com

Green Juice Is the New Coffee

I’ve caught the juicing craze. I like the healthy, tasty jolt it gives my mornings. I used to think green juice looked weird and refused to try it. Then Kris Carr of Crazy Sexy Kitchen convinced me to try it. I met her at a fundraiser at the home of Julie and Eric Handler, founders of Positively Positive. Kris did a juicing demonstration and explained her wellness philosophy. Julie and Eric made juicing look so easy in their kitchen. Now I’m hooked on juicing. Ya see, the company you keep really does rub off on you. That’s what my parents tried to tell me when I was a teenager. I guess they were ri…ri..right. There, I said it.

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Grilled Toasts with Peaches and Mint

Grilled Toasts with Peaches and Mint: My New Summer Obsession

I can’t get enough of these grilled toasts layered with peaches, mint, and cheese. My whole family is gobbling them up. These toasts are inspired by similar ones at Superba Snack Bar in Venice, CA on Rose Avenue. The whole area has an up and coming, hip, casual, neighborhood vibe. My husband and I had a fun night sitting on the patio chatting with a neighboring table as we were served one delicious small plate after another. I came home remembering the peach toasts, and decided to make my own version.

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Pea Crostini | FoodieGoesHealthy.com

Pea Crostini: The Perfect Spring Appetizer

When I’m looking for something different for a snack or appetizer, I love making pea crostini. Don’t get me wrong; I love hummus and guacamole, but sometimes I just want to change things up. My favorite is to serve this pea purée on toasted baguette bread (crostini). The pea purée also makes a great dip for cut up crudité vegetables.

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Cooking is Contagious and Spring English Pea Soup With Mint

Cooking is an expression of my creativity.  I like to go to farmers’ markets and wander around looking at all the beautiful, fresh, seasonal produce and get inspired.  When an ingredient grabs my attention, I start thinking about what I can create with that ingredient and what dishes I am craving. This week I was […]

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Tangerine Mint Spritzer and Other Tangerine Favorites

Ahhh, to be sitting poolside somewhere tropical. The lounge chair view in the photo above is so enticing. To get that Spring Break feeling, take a sip of a Tangerine Mint Spritzer. This quick and easy drink is refreshing and light. It tastes like you’re on vacation. The drink is delicious in both the alcoholic […]

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