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Pear Cilantro Smoothie DETOX

January 6, 2015

The holidays were delicious, and gluttonous- which is why it’s time to cleanse. I love this green smoothie. Most “green” drinks call for kale spinach and other bitter greens that I can’t bear to drink. This breakfast smoothie is a real winner with sweet ripe pears and fresh herbal cilantro to kick off your new years resolution cleanse. Cilantro is a fantastic detoxifying herb which naturally helps to purge heavy metals from your system. If you’re in the camp of believing it tastes delicious and not like soap as some will have you believe, then you’ll love this power cleansing beverage. I’ve seen many various takes on the pear+cilantro recipe online. Some call for the addition of apples, some call for bananas and dates, ┬ábut I decided to kick mine up by blending a spicy serrano pepper and spritz of lime, because my 2014 resolution is to live dangerously, and my tastebuds needed a wake up call this Monday morning. […]

Pear Crumble with Caramel Ice Cream

Pear Crumble with Caramel Ice Cream

October 8, 2010

It’s really starting to feel like fall here in Dallas. It’s not that the leaves are changing or anything, and it’s still in the low 90s at the end of the day, but it’s at least a little chilly in the morning. That’s the Dallas version of fall. And so along with fall comes fall fruit. My favorite fruit being the pear. or the apple. no, the pear. But I do know that I pretty much like any dessert that’s warm with ice cream on top. I don’t discriminate between fruit desserts, molten chocolate lava cakes, brownies, cookies, pies, you name it. If it’s hot, with ice cream on top, you can guarantee I’ll eat it. And like it. So yesterday I stopped by Shed No. 2 at the Dallas Farmers Market to pick up some lunch. If you haven’t been down to the Farmers Market in awhile, you should definitely revisit it soon. Shed No.2 is basically a food […]