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Mango Lassi

A lassi is a yogurt drink popular in India.  It is basically the Indian version of a smoothie.   Ingredients 1 c Yogurt 1 c frozen Mango cubes 1 c water   Combine ingredients into a blender.  Blend until smooth

Tangerine Juice Drinks

Tangerine Juice I acquired two bags of Cuties tangerines for Christmas.  Although I like tangerines, this is too many to eat before they go bad, so I decided to juice them. One whole bag made just 2 cups of fresh squeezed tangerine juice.  The juice was thick, delicious, and sweet.  Although it was tempting to […]

Cherry Smoothie

For best results, use a high powered emulsifying blender such as a Blendtec or Vitamix.  You can adjust the thickness by adding more or less water. Ingredients 2 cups water 1 frozen banana 1 c frozen cherries 1/2 c plain yogurt 1 c fresh spinach Place all ingredients in a blender.  Blend using the “juice” […]

Easy Homemade Iced Caramel Macchiato

Sometimes you just have to treat yourself.  I usually don’t go for the super-sweet coffee drinks because coffee houses make them so sweet, it hurts my teeth.  Making liquid treats at home is the best option because I can add as much or as little sweetness as I prefer. My morning cup of coffee is usually […]


My sister and I had a texting conversation about chronic dehydration. Considering humans are supposed to drink half our body weight (lbs.) in ounces of water per day, most people are dehydrated, including myself. For example, a 200-lb person should drink 100-oz of water per day; that is 12.5-8oz glasses of water per day. This […]