Mocha Ice Cubes for Iced Coffee

Mocha Ice Cubes for Iced Coffee from

I am back on the caffeine train. Nothing crazy but after not having any caffeine for my entire pregnancy, I was hoping I would be able to abstain permanently. But, there is just something about both having an infant and living in Seattle that make you feel like you NEED to drink … [Read more...]

Watermelon Margaritas + My Birthday!

Watermelon Margaritas from

It's my birthday today! This is my 3rd birthday posting to Everyday Maven. For my 2012 birthday, I shared one of my favorite sweet treats - Prosecco Soaked Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries. Last year, it was Blackberry Margaritas and this year, in keeping with tradition, … [Read more...]

Vegan Hot Chocolate

Vegan Hot Chocolate from

We have had a cold snap for the past week or so and have finally had to turn our heat on. Now, I know that most of the US and Canada has been buried under snow and ice, so I don't expect you to feel bad for me in any way, shape or form. But, whenever it gets really cold, I like … [Read more...]

How to Make Kombucha

How to Make Kombucha from

Kombucha wasn't something I instantly fell in love with but when I did fall, I fell hard. Initially, I wasn't crazy about the slightly sour and fizzy taste. Maybe I just tried the wrong brands or wrong flavors? But I kept trying different ones and then something snapped for … [Read more...]

{Paleo} Coffee Creamer

Vegan Paleo Coffee Creamer from

Let's first talk about this Paleo stuff happening around here. You may have noticed I have been cooking more Paleo and Primal dishes lately. A couple of months ago I read Wheat Belly and it really impacted me. Finding out that the modern day wheat, EVEN Organic, is essentially … [Read more...]

Tamarind Limeade

Tamarind Limeade from

Why hello there - I am back and have missed you all! I sincerely hope you enjoyed hearing from some of my blogging friends - those are four pretty amazing woman who deliver great ideas on the regular so if you haven't subscribed to them yet, be sure to do so! A couple of … [Read more...]

{Vegan} Winter Chai Tea

Vegan Chai Tea Recipe from

This post is seriously overdue. I know I promised it last week so I apologize. Things have been a bit hectic between the holidays, family life, social events and a very cool little project I have been working on for you and plan to release next week (stay tuned!!) You may … [Read more...]

The Skinny Colada

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Be excited, be very excited - this is a killer cocktail! For me though, this is more than just a drink.  This is the last drink I shared in person with seven of my very best girlfriends.  I haven't seen them since last Fall.  Living on opposite sides of the country is really … [Read more...]

Harvest Sangria

Harvest Sangria Recipe from

Holiday time is here again and that means a wide variety of Cocktails and Mocktails.  Sangria, always a crowd favorite, is usually associated with Summer. I absolutely love Sangria and look for any excuse to make it. Here, I created a Harvest Sangria using seasonal fruits and … [Read more...]