Prime Day Vitamix Deals 2019

Prime Day Vitamix DealsPrime Day is now one of the times of year when you can get a Vitamix for significantly less than the usual price. Previously the big Vitamix sales centered on Black Friday and Mother’s Day, but Amazon has created this third shopping season, and other retailers including direct have followed suit. Continue Reading →

Strawberry Smoothie without Banana

Most strawberry smoothie recipes call for bananas, and, since I can’t stand bananas, I’ve avoided predominantly strawberry smoothies. However, a while ago I heard about people using summer squash as a banana substitute. It sounds weird, but it has such a mild flavor that it works, and it helps bulk out the smoothie. I also used a date to add the sweetness that a banana would have provided. Continue Reading →

Chestnut Mushroom Soup

My mom made this delicious soup last Thanksgiving. It was so good that I had to make it myself, but, by the time I did, chestnuts were already out of most stores, so I’ve been waiting to post it. I just saw fresh chestnuts at the market, so it’s finally time! The combination of chestnuts and mushrooms, enhanced with a little sherry, gives a deep and satisfying flavor. Continue Reading →