weekend things

weekend things | theclevercarrot.com

Don’t get too excited.

It’s just seltzer.

I don’t normally dress up my bubbly water, but whatever it takes for me to drink water in the first place is what we’re going for here.

I’m like a cactus.

This is Cranberry Clementine seltzer garnished with blood orange and mint.

I’ve discovered a new collection of flavors; Ginger Apple, Blackberry Bergamot & Ruby Red Grapefruit. I think there was Coconut Crème too… all unsweetened.

Interesting, right?

It actually makes me want to hydrate.

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blackberry ginger smoothie

blackberry ginger smoothie | theclevercarrot.com

Hibiscus flowers and blackberries inspire early mornings smoothies…

We recently visited Long Island’s North Fork, something we do every summer to pick berries at our favorite farm. I’ve previously mentioned that my kids are master berry pickers and this year proved to be no exception. It was cute to watch Dillon teach his younger brother the art of foraging. You can only pick the black ones, not the red ones… he would scream (kids have no volume control). But Jake listened without protest. Before I knew it, we had oodles of berries spilling out of our woven baskets.

My mind was brimming with recipes….

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sparkling watermelon + cucumber refresher

sparkling watermelon + cucumber refresher | theclevercarrot.com

Because this is what you need after vacation. A little pick-me-up, if you will…

Gluttonous over indulgence last week has left me feeling like a giant cow. There’s no other way to put it. Midnight grill sessions and picking at chicken fingers is a thing of the past (you know I’m nibbling on a slice of cheesecake as I write this…). But in all seriousness, a dose of superfood goodness is in order. My body needs it.

I mixed-up this cleansing mocktail inspired by Mr. Wolfie….

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