Category Archives: Cocktails + Smoothies

Cure What Ails You :: Satsuma + Blood Orange Sparkler

It’s been one of those weeks that seem to fly by in the blink of an eye.  Yesterday, much of my diet consisted of granola by the handful.  There wasn’t even time for any milk, much less a spoon.  Granted, it was homemade granola with plenty of sunflower kernels, flax seeds, and flaked coconut, but...

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Introducing Saffron Lane 2.0 | Peach + Saffron Fizz

  It’s been a little quiet around Saffron Lane for the past couple of weeks.  That’s because I have been working away to create a fresh new design complete with simpler navigation, improved architecture and a reinvented concept I hope you’ll really enjoy. It gives me great pleasure to announce Saffron Lane 2.0! Every element...

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Imbibe :: Spiked Lime, Cilantro + Wasabi Granita

    Truth be told, I couldn’t get enough of the strawberry, kiwi and basil granita I recently posted.  It sort of launched a granita frenzy in my mind (in a good way).  So, with all this beautiful, balmy weather we’ve been having, I decided a spiked lime, cilantro and wasabi granita was definitely in order....

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Cocktail Hour :: The Darjeeling Darling

  Sometimes my profession requires me to concoct slinky elixirs from unique, high-quality ingredients. Trust me, it’s an incredibly tough life (insert hand swiftly wiping sweat from brow here). One of my latest projects is an exciting collaboration with a new friend, Wendy, who owns an amazing, local tea company, Longevité.  She offers only hand-plucked, artisanal world teas....

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Kiwi, Coconut + Jasmine Green Tea Smoothie

Over coffee on a foggy Northern California morning in mid-December, my friend Nicola asked me to pull together a smoothie recipe focusing on detoxing the body for an e-book she was working on.  Feeling a little sluggish and need of some fine tuning myself, I accepted without hesitation. Because it’s the largest organ and where...

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