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10 Things You Need to Know About Kombucha + Apple Ginger Kombucha Recipe

For the last few years, anytime someone so much as whispers of a stomach ache, hangover, or crappy mood, I tend to tell him/her to drink a kombucha. Of course, once I started writing my cookbook, Delicious Probiotoic Drinks, this habit only intensified. Most people have a threshold for how many times they can hear …

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Delicious Probiotic Drinks is Available for Pre-Order!

Pre-order Delicious Probiotic Drinks I’m Olivia Newton John doing aerobics in a neon-colored leotard right now. Except my name’s not Olivia, I haven’t owned a leotard since 2005 1995, and I have never done aerobics…in public. What I’m trying to say, is I’m excited! Energized and PUMPED! I broke the piñata and there is bubble gum …

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Strawberry Banana Kale Stem Smoothie

If you were wondering what your least favorite vegetable is, I can answer that question for you. It’s the kale stem. Pack it up, let’s go home. Yeah, yeah, the stem alone doesn’t make a whole vegetable, but the point is, the majority (or all) of the time, we discard kale stems because…yeah…they’re a stem …

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Pineapple Rosé Sangria

Refreshing Rose Sangria made with pineapple juice and fresh fruit. A refined sugar-free, delicious cocktail recipe. A healthier big batch cocktail recipe perfect for entertaining guests! The molten depths of our earth’s core has flipped inside out and surfaced where I live. I’ve been patiently waiting for you to say this first so that I …

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Turmeric Lassi

Laaaaassi…..Oh Laaaaassi….starring turmeric, ginger, lemon, and of course: lassi. Timeless classic. I had to google, “difference between lassi and smoothie” prior to writing this post. Says the girl who’s writing wrote a probiotics cookbook including a section on smoothies. For the longest time when I saw the word, “lassi” I’d think, “smoothie with a fancy name …

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Chocolate Beetroot Smoothie + A Cookbook Update!

Note: Delicious Probiotic Drinks is now available for purchase! Saddle up your sitting spot with your cozy hand-knit afghan and mug of coffee cause this one’s gonna be a long’un!  Being as May 1 marked 3 months until my cookbook is due, I figured you all could use a little update. And being as I’ve …

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Mojito Smoothie & A Cookbook Update!

It’s as though winter never really surfaced here on the west side. It poked its head up once or twice and was immediately shooed away by sunshine. This season has been uncharacteristically dry and warm for California, a contrast from my years and years of heavy winter shoveling, power outages, slips on ice, and bluebird …

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Green Superfood Smoothie

Note: My cookbook, Delicious Probiotic Drinks, is now available for pre-order! A smoothie a day has been my modus operandi as of late. Due in large part to smoothies playing a role in the probiotics cookbook, Delicious Probiotic Drinks, I’m writing, there have been all sorts of variations of fruit and green smoothies for me to …

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Homemade Lavender Kombucha

Homemade lavender kombucha – brew kombucha at home and flavor it with lavender for an herby, floral delicious flavor! Note: I published a cookbook called Delicious Probiotic Drinks that includes everything you need to know about brewing kombucha at home, as well as delicious ways of flavoring it.  Probiotics are delightful creatures that help keep …

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How to Brew Kombucha

Learn how brew kombucha at home using a SCOBY and black tea. Complete with instructions on how to properly do a secondary fermentation. Rejoice in the art of naturally fermented probiotic drinks! Delicious Probiotic Drinks on February 4, 2014,  which includes the full details on how to brew kombucha as well as detailed instructions on brewing …

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