Papaya Banana Smoothie

Whenever I make this papaya banana smoothie, I feel like I’m somewhere tropical. Papayas are grown in South America and Hawaii, where it’s warmer, and shipped all over the world. The first time I bought a papaya, I didn’t know what to do with it. Once I got home from the grocery store, I sliced it open and thought it tasted terrible. Of course, that was only because I didn’t know it had to ripen first! Papayas are like avocados in that […]

Tropical Energizer Smoothie

In an ideal world, I’m a morning exerciser. Of course, sometimes I need to rearrange my schedule to fit my busy day, but if I can fit my daily sweat in before noon, I’m a happy camper. This usually means that by the time I’m done teaching a spin class or running a few miles, my body is needing some fuel. Often times, I’ll turn to a smoothie as I know the nutrients will be easily absorbed and it won’t […]

Coconut What?

Hello friends, You may have noted from my bio that I’m extremely fond of tropical fruit smoothies.  Well, the rumors are true! Although my obsession with blended fruit beverages is a fairly recent development, I can’t imagine how I ever lived without them. I must have been so depressed. If there’s one thing you can expect from me– during my time as your Magic Bullet advisor, it’s that I’ll be making A LOT of tasty smoothies, which hopefully you’ll be […]

Hawaiian Hurricane?

Hellooo there! It’s Erin again. Didyamissme?! Hawaiian Hurricane? I have no idea if that is the name of this drink. But we’re gonna go with it. Because it’s delish and you will love it. That is, if you are old enough to, ahem. Imbibe. Actually this would probably be delish even without the rum.  I don’t have a story to go along with this. I tried so hard, I wanted to be clever. Thought I could come up with something. […]