Mango Orange Smoothie

Happy National Mango Day!  Did you know, today 7/22 is the day to enjoy golden tropical sweet fruit, Mango!  Until I came to the US, my image for mango was  A tropical fruit Expensive Edible jewelry In Japan, a southern region called Miyazaki is famous for growing mangoes. It is warm and ideal climate to…

Strawberry Banana Lassi

Perfect for quick breakfast/snack/or even dessert!  I’ve never thought drinks can be a substitute for breakfast, the important meal to start your day, but because banana and yogurt rich and creamy texture with sweet, refreshing flavor, it works well to refresh your brain from sleepyhead to get-it-on-now brain. For those who are on diet, swap…

Blueberry Limeade

Happy National Blueberry Day! Did you know, today 7/8 is the day to appreciate our sweet little berries, blueberries!   Mmm, it’s berry season and I bet a lot of people enjoy them with yogurt, pancakes or ice cream. And now what do you want on this thirsty Thursday? Something refreshing cold drinks! I talked…

Berry Smoothie

Happy National Smoothie Day! Did you know, 6/21 is the day to enjoy some healthy, nice and chilly drinks, smoothie!  Did you have breakfast yet? If not, how about having some smoothies today?  Smoothie is a great breakfast item. As for cooking, you just need ingredients of your choice and a blender, and your morning…

Hoji Tea(Roasted Green Tea)

Happy International Tea Day! Did you know, today 5/21 is the day to enjoy our break time buddy: Tea!    A cup of tea has very close relationship with me. Whenever it’s meal time, there is a glass of water AND tea to wash out my mouth. If I don’t have a cup of tea,…

Strawberry Honey Lemonade

Happy Pick Strawberries Day!  Did you know, today, 5/20, is the National Pick Strawberries Day!  When I was in LA, I used to go strawberry picking in spring, and this was actually one of the special activities when my dinner buddy and I were dating. It’s good to see cute red strawberries packaged in containers,…