Alaska Cocktail

by Marla on May 21, 2015 · 1 comment

The countdown is on…I leave on my Carnival cruise to Alaska on May 26th. OMG. I’ve been dreaming about this trip for like my entire life… 

The Alaska Cocktail | A cool & refreshing martini!

In celebration of this epic journey, in tribute to my favorite time of day (happy hour) and to toast the snowy mountain peaks ~ I’m sharing the Alaska Cocktail.

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Italian Wedding Soup

May 20, 2015
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This soup is great for any season, a hearty broth with all kinds of yummies mixed in! Growing up Italian Wedding Soup was one of my favorites to eat at home & Italian restaurants. I’ve been cooking it here often. A healthy blend of veggies, mini meatballs & satisfying broth!

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Southwest Red Rocks Adventure!

May 18, 2015
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My wanderlust spirit had me follow the trail to see stunning Red Rocks last week. Boy oh boy was it scenic, adventurous, spiritual & completely amazing! Here in my hometown we have the most wonderful world renowned trekking company called Ryder-Walker. They travel the globe seeking great adventures in the most stunning locations. I joined them […]

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Milk Punch Cocktail

May 15, 2015
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Looking for a new cocktail recipe thats sweet, creamy & soul satisfying? Good… Happy Friday! We’ve made it to the weekend (well almost) It’s been snowing here in Telluride & I know it’s pretty warm in other parts of the world. I’m sharing a cocktail recipe that is equally fabulous served hot or over ice. […]

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Spaghetti Squash “Pasta” with Kale Pesto

May 13, 2015
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I used to think of spaghetti squash as just a winter veg….these days it’s available all year long & I’m gonna enjoy it as much as possible! Looking for an alternative to carby pasta? This Spaghetti Squash “Pasta” with Kale Pesto is your answer!

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Pasta with Sugar Snap Peas

May 10, 2015
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Embrace the warmer seasons with fresh veg & delicious meals that can be served in a jiffy… It’s the time of year where veggies are abundant. Less time indoors and in the kitchen are a good thing. Dishes like my Pasta with Sugar Snap Peas are perfect for family meals, lunch boxes. pool parties & picnics. Hooray […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

May 10, 2015
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Happy Mother’s Day to all you beauties from the high country! xo

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Chocolate Banana Cream Pie Smoothies (& a giveaway!)

May 8, 2015
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Chocolate and banana make a classic combo, and with graham cracker crumbles you even get a faux pie crust. All in all, this smoothie tastes a lot more decadent then it really is! I love breakfast smoothies, even more so with chocolate! Chocolate wakes me up even on the most sluggish of days (a rarity, […]

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Cheddar, Avocado & Spinach Paninis

May 6, 2015
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I adore a delish grilled cheese sammie. It is certainly elevated in this panini. Big time…. I’ve combined a few of my favorite ingredients in these paninis. Cheddar cheese, avocado & baby spinach. After all, we do need some veggies with all that cheese & butter, right?!

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Kiwano Margaritas

May 1, 2015
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I was looking for an unusual fruit to make a fantastic margarita with…so I went on a hunt. Cinco de Mayo is almost here! Like in a few days. We all have margaritas on our minds & I’ve got quite a few recipes you will love here on MM blog, including these Kiwano Margaritas. Have you ever […]

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Green Smoothie Bowls

April 29, 2015
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I mentioned a few weeks ago that smoothie bowls have become my absolute favorite thing to eat. Here’s a new one you’ve got to try! This Green Smoothie Bowl is packed with spinach, avocado, mango & more wonderful ingredients…make one today!

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Veggie Tostadas

April 27, 2015
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With Cinco de Mayo here in a few days it’s time to talk about margaritas & Mexican food (then again, it’s always a great time to think about that combo!) These Veggie Tostadas are delicious & simple to prepare before your guests arrive, they are equally impressive for a weeknight family meal!

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I’m on YouTube!

April 26, 2015
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Woo hoo! My YouTube channel is ready for YOU! Take a peek…. Hooray! Finally I’m taking the time to create new videos. It’s become a passion of mine to be in front of the camera & not just behind it. I’ll have a mix of all sorts of fun vids…keeping them short & sweet ’cause […]

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Mint Julep

April 24, 2015
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This time of year I crave lots of fresh flavors including mint…especially in my cocktails! Did you know that the Kentucky Derby is next weekend? The Mint Julep is a classic Southern cocktail that is always enjoyed at this historic racing event. Cheers!

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The Ultimate Guide to the BEST Smoothies

April 22, 2015
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Smoothies are a favorite go-to breakfast, snack & anytime meal. They are easy to make, can be really healthy & are completely delicious! I share smoothie recipes all the time, so it made the most sense to write a singularly fabulous post with all my thoughts in one place. So The Ultimate Guide to the BEST Smoothies will […]

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