Blackberry Vanilla Mocktail

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A drink sporting beautiful tart blackberries with hints of honey, lemon, and vanilla?  Thoughts of this drink made me weak in the knees when today’s guest mixologist proposed it.  Rachael White is a force to be reckoned with, and when I found out she had started a new blog, I thought maybe she would be […]

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Grapefruit Juniper Berry Fizz

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How about a Grapefruit Juniper Berry Fizz to celebrate the beginning of the weekend?

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Red Carpet Mocktail

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Roll out the red carpet and put on somethin’ fancy because we’re celebrating today on LFM!  Not only are The Oscars this weekend, but I’ve got my own reasons for celebration.  Things have been a bit quiet around here because I’ve been trying to move my site to a new host.  That didn’t go as […]

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Virgin Spicy White Sangria

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For Fuji Happy Hour this week, a virgin version of a white sangria with a bit of heat to warm you up on a cold winter afternoon makes a wonderful treat to whip up for yourself, or serve at a party!

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Blood Orange Tonic

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Indulge in the flavors of the season with a blood orange tonic!  As a non-alcohol drinker, the typical options when I’m at a restaurant or an event can get a bit boring—soda, juice, sparkling water . . . .  Am I alone in feeling like it would be nice to have a few more options […]

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Annin Dofu Blended Crème

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We are currently in northern Washington state visiting Mr. Fuji’s sister-in-law and her cute little family.  As I contemplate sitting down to our Thanksgiving meal tomorrow with family, I am especially grateful for friendship.  During our visit to Japan this summer, my friend Noriko and I made several trips to Starbucks for ice-cold creamy blended […]

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Cancun Green Juice — 5 Ways to Add More Fruits & Vegetables to Your Diet

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Happy Halloween everyone!  I got up a bit earlier today so that I would have more time to pack Squirrel’s bento.  I thought that her classmates might have less healthy foods than usual in their lunchboxes, due to the holiday, and so I wanted to make sure that I made Squirrel’s bento extra special, so […]

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Green Mutsu Heirloom Apple Smoothie

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Green Apple Smoothie Makes about 3 1/4 cups 1/2 cup water 1/3 cup plain yogurt 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey 1 large apple 2 handfuls fresh spinach leaves 1 cup ice cubes 1. Place all the ingredients in the blender jar and puree until smooth and creamy. Add additional water to […]

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Banana Peach Almond Breakfast Milkshake

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Banana peach almond breakfast milkshakes—Who says milkshakes are just for dessert?  These shakes are filled with fresh fruit, unsweetened almond milk, and no added sugar, making a fabulously fun, but still healthy, treat for breakfast.

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Virgin Tamarind Margarita + A Tropical Fruit Giveaway!!

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A virgin tamarind margarita makes the perfect treat to beat the heat during the miserably hot days of August.  It’s an icy combination of tamarind, lemon, orange, and lime flavors that slides down the throat like a tangy bit of paradise, helping you to forget the sweaty hair sticking to the back of your neck, or […]

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