Juicy Summer Slushie with Old Orchard Juice

Juicy Summer Slush made with fruit juice from WholesomeMommy.com

Summer is coming and that means you and your kiddos are going to be wanting more cold drinks to keep cool! Most kids LOVE popsicles, slushies, and snow cones on a hot summer day. If you buy them out you’ll likely pay a premium price.  So why not make these cool drinks at home?  You’ll [...]

Ninja Ultima Blender Review + Minty Mocha Frap Recipe

Ninja Ultima Blender Review by WholesomeMommy.com + Recipe for Minty Mocha Frap

Have you been thinking of saving up for a Vitamix blender?  Are you a green smoothie lover?  Do you need a blender that will blend veggies up into a drinkable liquid and not chunky gazpacho?  OR, do you have a child with a nut allergy and you’d like to make cashews into cashew butter?  These [...]

Real Food Recipe: Orange Hot Chocolate

Orange Hot Chocolate

It is FINALLY cooling off around here.  I look forward to cooler weather SO much! Why?  Its all about the food.  I love soups, stews, casseroles, comfort food, baking cookies, hot tea, cider, and of course, HOT CHOCOLATE.  Not just any hot chocolate will do.  I’m a fanatic for fruit and hot chocolate – flavors [...]

Watermelon Mint Tea

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  I have already professed {at length} my love for sweet tea. However, my love to tea does not end there. I love flavored iced teas and hot teas as well. I love to buy, savor, and mix my on blends. I’m not alone in my love for all things tea. I have a sister [...]

Homemade Blueberry Cream Soda

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Want to learn how to make the blueberry cream soda pictured above?  It is a lot simpler than you think!  I’ve got all the details over at The Georgia Blueberry Commission’s website today.  

Locally Grown Watermelon

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Did you know there is locally grown produce at your local Walmart? Right now, my store {and many others} have locally grown watermelon.  The watermelons at my local Walmart come from a producer called Sweet Dixie Melon that is located in TyTy, Georgia – a tiny town close to Tifton, Georgia. I had the opportunity [...]

Perfectly Southern Sweet Tea

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I’ve talked about my LOVE {okay, obsession} with sweet tea.  I’m a Georgia girl…born and raised.  Dinner just isn’t dinner without a big ol’ glass of sweet tea.  If you are not from the south and you grew up with unsweet tea…you just don’t understand.  It is okay, I won’t hold it against you.  But, [...]

Blueberry Lime “Mock-a-Ritas”

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Did you celebrate Cinco de Mayo?  It’s not too late!  There are lots of great Mexican food recipes that are quick family meals that everyone will love on a busy weeknight.  I’ve got lots of ideas here on WholesomeMommy. Need some ideas to wash down all that delicious Mexican Food?  I’ve got a crowd-pleasing recipe [...]

Melt in Your Mouth Oven Baked Tacos and Strawberry Margaritas for Cinco De Mayo

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Are you celebrating Cinco De Mayo? I’ve got awinning combo for you to make your guests (or your family) for this or any fun Mexican Themed dinner night.  These oven baked tacos are SOOO good, my family would eat them once a week…EVERY week!  We all LOVE them.  Once you try these oven baked tacos [...]

Homemade Chocolate Syrup… SOOO Good!

Chocolate Syrup

I told you last week that I was searching for a replacement for my Hershey’s chocolate syrup.  It has High Fructose Corn Syrup … a deal breaker for my whole food pantry/fridge makeover.  I’m trying my best to find replacements for the last few bad guys hanging out in my fridge and pantry.  I’ve recently [...]

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