Orange, Raspberry & Ginger Smoothie

Yes I am on a smoothie kick this week and this zingy smoothie is my new obsession! Packed with orange, raspberry and fresh raw ginger it is a great way to beat the winter blahs and stave off those pesky colds. Love, love, love this fresh new creation – you must try it! Ingredients: 1…

Go green in 2016!

The Green Smoothie is now a regular part of my nutrition routine, and even has become a favourite of my girls. Check out those awesome green smoothie moustaches! Our #1 favourite is the Green Smoothie with Banana, Mango, Strawberry and Coconut Milk, and sometimes I also add a dollop of yogurt to make it creamier. It’s…

Frozen Fuzzy Navel Cocktail

It’s Kara’s Favourites “Peach Week 2015” and to kick off an exciting week of new peach recipes, I have a delicious cool and peachy summer cocktail for you. My Frozen Fuzzy Navel is made with fresh peach, peach schnapps, orange juice, vodka and ice, and is delicious. It is the perfect summer cocktail to beat…

Blackberry Mojito

My husband makes the most delicious Mojitos and we have fun creating different combinations together. Every year I always make sure to plant a nice big pot of mojito mint so we can enjoy fresh mojitos all summer long. Two years ago I posted his delicious Raspberry Mojito, and this year he has a new creation with blackberries. Not…

Canada Day Strawberry-Vanilla Frozen Cocktail

Here is a great Canada Day Cocktail recipe featuring two of my favourite Torani products that is sure to be the star of your Canada Day celebrations. The delicious combination of strawberry and vanilla makes this frozen cocktail a delicious hot summer’s day treat! Ingredients: 2 shots Canadian Vodka (omit if you would like a…

Nordica Power Smoothie

This delicious and nutritious protein packed smoothie is creamy and filling thanks to the addition of Nordica Cottage Cheese! I had never tried cottage cheese added to my smoothies but I was amazed at the results and the wonderful creaminess and silkiness it added to my daily smoothie. Even better is that Nordica offers a Lactose…

Strawberry Torani Twister

I had a fabulous Birthday this past weekend and my big gift his year was a Vitamix! My family all chipped in as I had warned that if my old blender died I really wanted a Vitamix next! So, hilariously and ironically last week right before my Birthday my old 13 year old blender finally smoked, sputtered…

Holiday Candybar Shooters

Christmas is just 3 days away so here is a quick and fun holiday drink to greet your guests. These fun and delicious chocolate bar inspired shooters and are sweet, light and delicious and perfect for holiday entertaining from Christmas through to New Year’s! Makes 2 shooters, multiply recipe as needed. Ingredients: For the Coffee Crisp…

Gingerbread Latte

The perfect festive and comforting coffee house beverage for a cold and snowy day! I am once again featuring products I received from Buy Coffee Canada, including their fresh ground coffee, the Perfect Pod EZ Cup for Keurig and Torani Syrup! The results are fantastic and I am excited to have a delicious festive beverage…

Pumpkin Spice Chai Tea

I have really enjoyed experimenting with the products I received from Buy Coffee Canada so I couldn’t resist posting another recipe using Torani Pumpkin Spice Syrup. Actually this recipe was thought of by my 8 year old daughter! She said to me on the weekend, why not try the syrup in tea so she could try some. Brilliant! So…

Kraken Pumpkin Spice Coffee featuring Buy Coffee Canada Products

I have recently had the pleasure to test some great products from Buy Coffee Canada, a direct to consumer e-commerce store offering fresh roasted coffee, syrups and teas. After receiving a box of products last week (which felt like Christmas morning to me!) including Torani Syrups (YUM!), fresh ground coffee (Kenya AA, Breakfast Blend & Mocha Java), a…

Green Smoothie with Banana, Mango, Strawberry & Coconut Milk

I know, I know, another green smoothie recipe, but seriously if you aren’t drinking green smoothies yet you need to (especially before cold and flu season hits!). I swear by them and found after a full winter drinking them last year that it decreased the severity of any colds I caught. This one is especially…