Cocoa Orange Slush

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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

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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)

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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