Sparkling Cranberry Juice with Green Tea

Sparkling Cranberry Juice with Green Tea

Recently we located two beverages at our local Trader Joe’s. No, we don’t receive any monetary rewards for saying this – we just like the place. One is a Green Tea drink and the other a Sparkling Cranberry Juice and we just couldn’t resist blending the two in roughly equal proportions. You could serve these chilled, with ice, or just at room temperature. The products are shown here on these pictures:

Sparkling Cranberry Juice with Green Tea

Have fun and head on over to your local Trader Joe’s for a last purchase of these tasty alcohol-free drinks for the holidays, or any other time, for that matter. Let us know, how you like them.

Sparkling Cranberry Juice with Green Tea

Welcoming Spring with a Delicious Mango Smoothie

Welcoming Spring with a Delicious Mango Smoothie - Daffodils

Be like a flower and turn your face to the sun.

 Kahlil Gibran

In the High Desert of New Mexico, after a long cold winter, everyone longs for Spring. What a welcome sight. Trees blooming, the first flowers bravely emerging from the desert floor, birds building their homes. Even with all the wind, nature follows its own plan. This season has inspired poets to be reinspired and to pen their thoughts.

We wanted to welcome Spring with a delicious smoothie recipe and share some of the delights found in our garden, accompanied by some favorite poems. Continue reading