Learn How to Get Green Beer and Raise a Toast!

This month, a scroll through Pinterest will show you all sorts of green snacks and drinks.  Neon green cookies and rainbow colored cakes seem to catch everyone's eye this month. In honor of spring, people dye chicks a rainbow of colora and dump green dye in rivers.  Needless to say, it isn't really my thing.  If you are asking yourself  how to get green beer for Saint Patrick's Day, I want you to stop and think about something.  Instead of looking for beer that is the COLOR green, how about you focus on the kind of green beer that reduces it's … [Read more...]

How to Make Natural Green Food Coloring

Saint Patrick's Day is coming up quickly and making natural green food coloring will let you skip the artificial colors in some of your festive desserts.  While I could care less about the color of my cookie frosting, it seems somehow wrong of me to deny my children green frosted cupcakes and cookies during our celebrations of all things Irish.  I decided to try playing around with ways to make natural green food coloring so my kids can enjoy their green desserts.  Of course, the first thing I do is head to the internet to do some research.  I … [Read more...]

All Natural Mint Shamrock Milkshake Recipe

This all natural mint shamrock milkshake recipe was my attempt to show my kids how delicious something natural can taste. What is it about kids that seems to make them obsessed with things that are artificially colored?  If it is blue, neon green, or hot pink my kids want to eat it.  Now, I certainly let them indulge on occasion....Cheetos don't come that pretty shade of orange naturally, now do they?  But, sometimes I find it a fun challenge to make something one hundred percent natural and/or organic that is also brightly colored.  I think I … [Read more...]