It’s about to get sticky-hot up in here, Midwest friends! So I had to pass this doozy along…you’re going to want to drink these to no end these next few days. And just because I love you so much, I am giving you full permission to add vodka to make a grown-up version. Take it or leave it, but if you do so feel inclined..cheers;)
These slushies have been all the rage in the Oprish house these last couple of weeks. We are addicted! A perfect blend of tart and sweet and refreshing to no end. I love that they are sweetened with agave and they really are such a cinch to whip up!
Thinking these would be a perfect addition to a 4th of July menu, too….they just scream summer!
Fresh Lemonade Slushies
8 Cups Ice
1 Cup Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
1 Cup Cold Water
1/3 Cup Agave Nectar
Place all ingredients into a blender and blend on high until they’ve reached a slushie consistency. Serve immediately.
Happy Saturday, friends! More specifically, the Saturday before Valentines Day. So I thought I just must leave you with a super fun recipe for you to hammer out this weekend…Cherry Pie Pastry Hearts! Continue reading
You aren’t going to believe these. Truly.
Let’s just start with the fact that they involve only 5 simple ingredients.
And then lets discuss the fact that there is no cooking involved. Or blending. Or pureeing. Or effort. None.
And then let’s talk about how much more healthful they are than your typical store-bought white sugar packed peanut butter chocolate granola bars.
If you have been following along here for a while you have probably realized that refined sugar and flour recipes don’t come around Nourished Peach much. Quite frankly, this could be the very first one I have ever written about. But just hear me out.
We eat well. And by we, I mean my family at home and you, my NP family. We do, we pack our every day diets with color and nutrients and protein and diversity. Not because we want to see the scale drop or because we are trying to stay hip to new diet trends; because we care for our bodies, we care about the food we eat and because we get pleasure from gorgeous, enjoyable meals. Food, with NP, is not only about fueling our bodies. It’s about seriously enjoying the process of preparing the food and the gratification of the finished, delicious product. And more than anything, to me, it is about sharing that finished product with the people I love most. It’s about feeding bellies and souls. Cooking is my favorite way to show love, and enjoying a meal with my friends and family is my favorite way to spend time. Having all of those wonderful reasons we eat well allows us the ability to avoid diet rollercoasters, deprivation and unhealthful relationships with food. Continue reading
Happy Memorial Day Weekend! And what’s a holiday celebration without a little festive food? These little darlings are the perfect addition to your weekend plans…aren’t they cute? Continue reading
I’d like to introduce you to my absolute, without-a-doubt, not-an-ounce-of-questioning, favorite sweet treat there ever was forever and ever and ever. Take special care of this one, you guys, it’s an absolute gem. Continue reading
The love is officially being spread, you guys.
I’m sure I’ve told you before…my kids are crazy people for chocolate covered strawberries. Like, to the point of requesting them for their birthdays instead of cake. The love is real. Continue reading