Refreshing Watermelon Slushies

My mom has been going on and on and on about watermelon smoothies for weeks. She’s obsessed! I am also a huge watermelon fan and love gorging on it, and I even enjoy watermelon juice when I’m on vacation. But I’ve never had a watermelon smoothie. I finally whipped up a batch after the third consecutive conversation where my mom asked if I’d tried one yet. And I must say, mama knows best! This watermelon smoothie is more of a … Continue reading

Pucker Up: Lavender Lemonade

This lemonade is refreshing and delicious! Fresh squeezed lemonade is one of the best drinks out there, but the lavender infusion takes this one to a whole new level. It gives the lemonade a glorious hot pink color and a flavor twist that makes it stand out from other lemonades. The lavender notes are perfect, not too subtle and not too strong. Pack this lemonade for a picnic, and you can sprawl out in the grass with a smile on … Continue reading

Tomato Mozzarella Salad

Tomato mozzarella salads epitomize summer. They are refreshing, healthy, and beautiful too. I made this salad from the tomato and basil I had delivered from local farms. Without a doubt, it was the best one I have ever had. To make your own delicious salad, find the freshest ingredients you can. This tomato couldn’t have been any better. So juicy and sweet! Then, layer slices of tomato and mozzarella cheese with fresh basil leaves. Drizzle some olive oil and balsamic vinegar … Continue reading