turmeric latte recipe

turmeric latte | pamela salzman

My friend Alex sent me an email a few weeks ago with the subject line: “new obsession”.  Alex and I have very similar tastes in food and she is also not one for melodrama, so I knew this was an email I was interested in reading.  She proceeded to write: ” I have a new obsession….

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sweet potato-apple-ginger juice recipe

sweet potato-apple-ginger juice

I have been in a bit of a juice rut lately, making the same ones over and over again.  The bad news is that this boredom with my juice caused me to be less motivated to actually juice, and therefore I have been missing out on of the things that puts a spring in my…

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Strawberry-Cucumber Smoothie Recipe

strawberry-cucumber smoothie

Thank heavens for the smoothie. When one of my teenage daughters oversleeps and has “no time” for breakfast, I can throw in the blender an assortment of fruits, vegetables and things that don’t normally go with fruits and vegetables (like hemp seeds or almond butter) and we’ve got a balanced meal in seconds. The smoothie…

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mint, cucumber, and vodka cocktail recipe

mint, cucumber, and vodka cocktail | pamela salzman

I know, this is supposed to be a family website.  But there is nothing wrong with a happy hour every now and then, especially if you can find a delicious, relatively natural cocktail like this one to enjoy.  I’ll be honest here, I am not much of a drinker.  That is, anymore.  Twenty, even ten years…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe

chocolate peanut butter banana oatmeal smoothie by Pamela Salzman

Most of the time we just call this the Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie.  Mr. Picky says it’s his new favorite and he is usually the one to make it.  You should see how many bananas I have to buy to keep up with the acai bowls, banana “ice cream” and the new favorite CPBBO Smoothie.  Most…

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Healthful Vegan Mint Chip Smoothie Recipe

cool and creamy

I quietly went dairy-free recently which made me a little bummed out because I love yogurt and feta and Pecorino Romano cheese.  My acupuncturist was begging me for years to break up with dairy once and for all so that I might be able to stop complaining about this and that.  Sure enough, without getting…

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Even Easier Homemade Almond Milk Recipe

three ways!

I know I’ve already posted a How-to-Make-Almond-Milk-from-Scratch recipe.  In fact, I gave you three different versions!  But my how-to involves slipping the skins off the soaked almonds before blitzing them in your blender which is really no big deal.  The reason I do that is because I went to an ayurvedic cooking lecture many, many…

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spinach and avocado smoothie recipe (aka “Leprechaun Juice”)

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Are you having trouble getting your kids or significant other to eat green food?  If so, your big chance is coming up and I don’t want you to miss out. Instead of looking at St. Patrick’s Day as a day of corned beef and cabbage, artificially-dyed green bagels and Irish soda bread, it’s actually a…

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