Carrot Tropical Smoothie

This smoothie looked interesting so I decided to try it. At first, I was skeptical because it contained carrot juice but it ended up being delicious! It’s a wonderful way to get fruits and veggies you need! Side note: I took it to work one day. Some students asked me what was in it. When… Continue reading Carrot Tropical Smoothie

Cream Soda Ice Cream

This is our family’s favorite ice cream that my in-laws make.  They only make it for special occasions   At the end of the school year, my mother-in-law contacts my sons’ teachers and asks if they mind her bringing some of the ice cream to share with their classmates.  It is a way for them to celebrate… Continue reading Cream Soda Ice Cream

Key Lime Smoothie

One of my favorite smoothies at Tropical Smoothie is the Blimey Limey. It has strawberries, limes, oranges, and pineapples. I love the tang of the limes in the drink. So when I found a recipe for a smoothie that used limes, I was had to try it out. Delicious! After drinking it, I was super… Continue reading Key Lime Smoothie

Vegan Brownies

My husband has a cousin, J., who is a vegan.  We went to his hand fasting (another new experience for us) a year and a half ago.  The reception afterwards featured Indian food (another new experience for us) and vegan cupcakes.  We were pleasantly surprised on how yummy they were. J. and wife had their first… Continue reading Vegan Brownies

Not Pecan Pie Bars

A couple of weeks ago, I found a recipe on From Grandma Loy’s kitchen that intrigued me.  The recipe was for pecan pie bars that were made with pretzels instead of pecans.  I knew I wanted to make them but didn’t know when I would.  So on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, at dinner we were… Continue reading Not Pecan Pie Bars