Strawberry Apple in the Arctic

It’s no secret we love a good smoothie (obviously). The best part of making your own is that YOU get to control what goes in and what stays out. Most stores add in ice cream or fattening sherbets and nobody has time for that when they wanna get their clean eating on! We partnered up with Arctic Zero on some of their deliciously low calorie frozen dessert. They sweeten their treats with monk fruit and organic cane sugar leaving the artificial sweeteners behind. One entire pint is only 150 calories leaving you guilt free while you indulge. I decided to use the strawberry flavor to my strawberry apple smoothie and it was SO good!





How I made mine: Serving size 2

1 small bowl of chopped apples and strawberries
1 cup ice
1 cup strawberry Arctic Zero frozen dessert
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup apple cinnamon granola


Arctic Zero


Mom’s Apple Pie.

There is nothing I love more than my mom’s warm Apple Pie when fall rolls around. Her pies are infamous in our family and I love throwing dinner and lunch parties with her merely for the fact that I get to share the delicious dessert with my friends. One of my best friends is getting married next fall and we had a fun time preparing a Bridesmaid luncheon. Try this recipe with homemade or store bought crust and your taste buds will love you!






5-6 apples peeled, cored, and chopped
Add 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
Dash of nutmeg
1 cup sugar
2 table spoons flour
Mix and pour over apples
Stir and pour into crust
Cook 375 degrees for 40-45 minutes


Serve some cool cucumber sandwiches for a yummy appetizer.



Chop up fruit and add it to your lemonade for a refreshing drink.

IMG_5940Gather some flowers from outside and toss them into an old Mason jar for a shabby bouquet.


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Nothing ends a lemonade party better than some acoustic melodies.

xokris and mom

Berry Delicious: Smoothie Recipe

Ready for something refreshing while the heat lingers around before fall? I made a sweet treat that I thought I would share with all of you that love blue berries and raspberries.

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What you need for this healthy snack (serving two)

4 cups ice
1 cup blue berries
1 cup raspberries
1/2 cup coconut milk
1/3 cup plain yogurt

Make your own Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Summer is still here no matter what all the mourning beach goers say, and my favorite summertime treat is always a refreshing smoothie (obviously). The most popular smoothies around our neighborhood are made with strawberries and bananas. There are many different ways you can make your own, and if you have a blender it’s pretty easy. Here’s one of our favorites!




Ingredients: (serving 2)

1/2 banana
1 cup orange juice
1 1/4 cups plain Greek yogurt
3 handfuls of ice
Top off with granola and sliced fruit