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Thai Iced Coffee Recipe. Monday, June 13, 2011 My days are numbered on this blog, where I can write posts that pertain to my wild college days, specifically the times that I’d skip class, bribed a professor with food, rode a motorcycle and partied as much as I could.

Thai Iced Coffee Recipe

I say that my days are numbered because two certain little boys are learning how to read, and my youngest, Nathan, is reading at a pace far greater than for his age. Like any good mom, I’ve been telling the boys that school is fun, homework is important and a solid education is the key to eternal happiness. At some point, the boys are going to start reading Steamy Kitchen and I won’t be able to write about stuff like the late-night motorcycle runs on Sunset Boulevard to our favorite Thai restaurant hang-outs.

Flaming hot curry, barbecue chicken and Thai iced coffee were our must-orders. When making Thai Iced Coffee, I brew very strong coffee by doubling the amount of coffee grounds than I normally use. Watermelon lemonade. As will happen from time to time (coughdaily), last week I got to longing for what I consider one of the greatest Cocktails Out There That Is Not a Manhattan, one that goes by the name Porch Swing as is served at Blue Smoke, a delicious mutt of a barbecue joint (Memphis babybacks, Kansas City spareribs, North Carolina slaw and Texas brisket, anyone?) On East 27th Street. The Porch Swing is a also a delicious mutt, with Pimm’s and Hendrick’s Gin and Lemonade and 7-Up and thin slices of cucumber (recipe over here) and omg is it October when mama can have a proper, strong drink yet?

But for once, something phenomenal came out of this backyard longing, and that was (when Googling about for the official Porch Swing recipe), the discovery of something a little more gestationally-appropriate, the Watermelon Lemonade from Bubby’s, a pie and chicken noodle soup-style comfort food restaurant in TriBeCa. Still looking for July 4th inspiration? We’ve got loads of it right here! The Ultimate Egg-Nog Punch Recipe. Blueberry Smoothie. Even before taking that first slip, from the moment I hear the word smoothie, I just smile!

Blueberry Smoothie

It’s a happy word and it’s a happy drink! Smoothies couldn’t be easier to make and you can add just about anything you like. Besides being delicious it’s a great way to get more fresh (or frozen fruit) into your families diet. And these very berry blueberry smoothies, sweetened with just a hint of honey happen to be lactose free. BUT you wouldn’t know it from the taste. Baci! Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Yoplait.

Lactose Free Blueberry Smoothie What You Will Need: 6 ounces Yoplait lactose free vanilla yogurt 1 cup pomegranate juice 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 tablespoon honey 1 cup ice What To Do: Place all ingredients into a blender.

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7 Smoothies that Aid in Weight Loss … Smoothies that aid in weight loss offer a delicious, nutritious way to lose weight.

7 Smoothies that Aid in Weight Loss …

Plus, do you know how many weight loss smoothies there are? I had no idea that there were so many – and that so many of them were so delicious! For me, this is like a revelation, because I have a confession to make: I have a total sweet tooth. That’s where I usually fail when I try to lose weight. By implementing smoothies instead, which are filling and healthy, I’m hoping I can conquer my love of sweets – or at least send them in another direction. There are a lot of surprising smoothies that aid in weight loss, and this is one of them.

Recipe: Half of one banana 1/2 cup smooth or crunchy low-fat peanut butter 1/2 cup of non-fat milk 6 ice cubes 1 tablespoon of chocolate whey protein powder Place all of the ingredients into the blender and blend until smooth. 50 Smoothies : Recipes and Cooking : Food Network - StumbleUpon. 1.

50 Smoothies : Recipes and Cooking : Food Network - StumbleUpon

Banana Blend 2 bananas, 1/2 cup each vanilla yogurt and milk, 2 teaspoons honey, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 cup ice. 2. Strawberry-Banana Blend 1 banana, 1 cup strawberries, 1/2 cup each vanilla yogurt and milk, 2 teaspoons honey, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 cup ice. 3. Strawberry Shortcake Blend 2 cups strawberries, 1 cup crumbled pound cake, 1 1/2 cups each milk and ice, and sugar to taste. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Italian sodas. June 30, 2011 | Sweet Recipes | Comments Growing up, these Italian sodas were my favorite!!

italian sodas

My mom and I would always stop by a little coffee shack on our road trips to Oregon. I remember ordering the blueberry Italian soda in the summer instead of ice cream because they were so refreshing. Cherry Limeade the Radioactive Way. Want that dazzling super glowy look?

Cherry Limeade the Radioactive Way

Try this radioactive cherry limeade. It’s the secret skin enhancer of the stars. Your new glow in the dark skin will cause car accidents from the glare, and all your friends will be envious. With this extraordinary product you’ll stand out in the crowd, like the star you were meant to be.