Cocoa Orange Slush


I have so many oranges I don’t know what to do with them.  I picked some off from dad’s orange tree and came home with a whole bag full.  Why I thought I needed so many oranges at one time, is beyond me but, I’m finding ways to make good use of them.  Chocolate and orange sounds like a weird combination, but it’s actually quite tasty.  I remember when Starbucks had an orange chocolate drink years ago.  I worked there at the time and I remember thinking it was the worst drink they created. Continue reading

Maple Banana Protein-Fueled Smoothie


This protein-fueled smoothie is a perfect breakfast on-the-go option!  I wish this picture of it was a little more attractive but I seriously was rushing, running out the door for work which didn’t leave me anytime to get creative with a photo. I promise it’s delicious, filling, light, and satisfying!  Isn’t anything with peanut butter delicious?  Yep, pretty much. Continue reading

Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie (sans the peanut butter and jelly)


I’m telling you, this smoothie tastes just like peanut butter and jelly!  I had to chug cranberry juice for days (Dr. orders) and I was getting sick of drinking just cranberry juice.  I wanted to get a bit more creative, so I thought I could add it to smoothies that I like to make.  I don’t need to be drinking cranberry juice anymore, but I still make this smoothie all the time.  As a matter of fact, I’m enjoying one right now.  Go figure. Continue reading