Houston was Hot!

I am just having such a wonderful time on my book tour and I was so thrilled to travel to Houston with my dear friend Denise who helped me test so many recipes for my book and app. I really wanted to treat her to say thankyou. We arrived at the Westin Houston Downtown and were treated with exceptional service from general manager Chris Ziadie and her staff for our entire stay. We had a beautiful suite, and when we checked in executive chef Oscar Mejia had made some incredibly fresh…

My Epic Weekend in Phoenix

My time in Phoenix and Scottsdale was EPIC! My dear friend Wendi flew down from Seattle and we had such a blast together. She is so positive and hilarious, she had me in stitches the entire time! She was also such an amazing help assisting me with my hectic schedule. The team at the Westin Downtown Phoenix spoiled us rotten and made our stay so incredible. They hosted us in an exquisite corner suite on the top floor with incredible views of downtown Phoenix and the mountains. The hotel…

I Love San Diego!

To say I had a magical time in San Diego on my book tour is an understatement. I started my wonderful weekend with an appearance on San Diego Living. I appeared on the show a couple of months ago as part of my satellite media tour, and it was lovely to meet the crew in person. Marc Bailey is SO much fun, and we had a blast making the Coconut Curry Smoothie and Chocolate Truffles from the book. I felt bad when he inhaled some of my Navitas Naturals cacao powder and started coughing…

Dr Mark Hyman: names The Blender Girl in Top 12 Facebook Pages

I was really delighted when Dr Mark Hyman included The Blender Girl facebook page in his list of Top 12 Facebook Pages this week. I love all of the other pages on the list too. Check them out: Michael Pollan, Dr Daniel Amen, Environmental Working Group, Food Babe, David Perlmutter MD, Dr Christiane Northrup, Luvo, Mind Body Green, Handel Group Life Coaching, Gluten Free School, and, of course, Dr Mark Hyman. Read the entire post here.

Fox 40 Sacramento: Summer Drinks

I finished my national book tour in Sacramento with an appearance on Fox 40 in Sacramento with the lovely Bethany Crouch. I made some exotic summer drinks including the Papaya Pleasure and Rose-Water Cardamom Lassi from The Blender Girl cookbook. Watch the segment here.

The List: 6 Steps To Sensational Smoothies

I had so much fun firing up my Vitamix and sharing my Top 6 Steps To Sensational Smoothies with Donna Ruko from The List at the Williams-Sonoma stores in Phoenix. We had all kinds of beautiful produce from Melissa's Produce, frozen fruit and leafy greens from Earthbound Farm, berries from Driscoll's, superfoods from Navitas Naturals, Vega protein powder, raw nuts, seeds, and oils, coconut water from Harmless Harvest, probiotic drinks from Kevita, delicious coconut meat from Exotic…

Grilled Salsa Salad

Pepper lovers, this is your lucky day! My friends at Melissa’s (who hosted my pre-launch party) have published The Great Pepper Cookbook featuring 150 delicious recipes that show you how to incorporate 37 different kinds of peppers. Those of you who are not familiar with Melissa’s Produce, get acquainted! Melissa’s is a family-owned American company founded by Joe and Sharon Hernandez (with the company named after their daughter Melissa). They are the largest distributor of specialty…

A Healthy You With Carol Alt for Fox News

I talked about the virtues of juicing and blending on A Healthy You & Carol Alt for Fox News. I also shared the Strawberry Basil Lemonade and Key Lime Pudding from The Blender Girl cookbook. Watch the segment here.

Good Morning Arizona: Lemonade and Key Lime Pudding

It was so hot in Arizona this weekend. It was the perfect time to share the pineapple ginger lemonade and key lime pudding from The Blender Girl cookbook with Tess Rafols Ryan O'Donnell on Good Morning Arizona. Watch the segment here.

Arizona Midday: Instant Raspberry Jam

I took my Driscoll's berries and Navitas Naturals chia seeds and had a blast making instant raspberry jam from The Blender Girl cookbook with Destry Jetton on Arizona Midday. There was a bird in the studio for another segment and he absolutely freaked out when I turned on my Vitamix. Hilarious! You can view the segment here.

Clean Eating: Names The Blender Girl in 12 Best Cookbooks

I was delighted when Clean Eating Magazine named The Blender Girl as one of their picks for The 12 Top Cookbooks Right Now in their June 2014 issue. You can read more here.

Vegetarian Times: recipes from The Blender Girl cookbook

The beautiful team at the Vegetarian Times did a gorgeous spread in their June 2014 issue sharing the Antioxidant Avenger Smoothie, Watermelon Gazpacho, and I-Love-Veggies-Bake and from The Blender Girl cookbook. I am so grateful for the lovely write up.