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Taking small steps to find balance

I’ve been writing about some of the steps I’m taking to give my sanity a helping hand. These past few weeks (months?) have been stressful and I knew that I needed to take some steps and find balance again.

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Gin & Tonic Popsicles with Lime & Mint

Grown-ups should have their own ice pops; these are a cross between a G&T and a mojito; feel free to use rum, gin, vodka or tequila – just don’t use too much, or they won't freeze properly.

Brunch punch

A simple, pretty punch is perfect for serving a crowd. 


Chocolate peanut butter oatmeal smoothie

For the kid who says he’s not hungry, a protein-packed smoothie is a perfect way to deliver a nutrient boost before school.

Summer in a glass: Watermelon lemonade

Nothing says summer like lemonade - and watermelon. It's a refreshing combo that tastes like sunshine in a glass.

Real raspberry-watermelon slurpees

These homemade watermelon-raspberry smoothies contain the whole fruit, yet they look and taste more like commercial slurpees - only they're not composed of sugar and food colouring.

DIY flavoured water

Homemade flavoured water is simple and nearly free; sliced fresh citrus, berries or cucumber flavours the water naturally, without sugar, preservatives or artificial colours, and you can simply replenish the water as the pitcher empties.

Luck of the parsley vegetable smoothie

This recipe contains natural ingredients and essential nutrients to help keep you and your family energized and healthy.

Leaping Leprechaun strawberry, banana and spinach smoothie

Green smoothies and snacks give people, especially parents, seeking healthy eating options a huge advantage – you and your family might actually request them as a daily snack.

Homemade Irish cream

If you're looking for a special St. Patrick's Day sipper, here it is - homemade Irish Cream takes about 5 minutes in the blender.

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