Oscar de la Renta, Springtime Oat Smoothie, Fashionable Food

Fashionable Food: Springtime Oat Smoothie

Today is the official launch of my new series “Fashionable Food”. The whole concept of The Frosted Petticoat was born out a daydream I had about making a beautiful dress into an edible piece of art… thus the name of my company. GASP! It all makes sense now, right?! I have always found recipe and food styling inspiration from the runways and I think it’s about time I show you exactly how my process works. Within the next few months, I will be creating recipes and styling shoots based solely off of inspirational runway looks from the year’s fashion weeks. …

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Skinny Cherry Lassi Shooters

This post was sponsored by Skinnygirl as part of an Influencer Activation. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. One of the many perks of running a food styling and recipe development business is that I am often one of the first to try newly released food products. Let me paint a mental picture for you: In a brightly lit, impeccably clean test kitchen, while wearing a crisp white apron I discerningly examine and sample a meticulously portioned piece of an edible retail product and then thoughtfully write down tasting notes to be reviewed later. Oh, who am I kidding? …

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Mango Piña Colada Popsicles

With sunshine, sand, and surf, summer brings with it something else… guilt. You know, the guilt you feel when you want to dive into that super fruity drink poolside or that refreshing ice cream on a sweltering day. Guilt because it’s also swimsuit season and a time when you are wearing the least amount of clothing for the year. So you want to splurge, but you also want to be healthy. I know because I am currently in this quagmire myself.  Well my friends, life is too short to not enjoy yourself a bit. So let’s find a compromise between …

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Beet Kale Salad & Springtime Oat Smoothie

Did you know it’s National Nutrition Month? Yup, March is a time to finally get around to that pesky New Years’ Resolution that’s been haunting you since January 2nd.  I personally have been slowly working on my nutrition since last autumn, when I happily welcomed my baby girl into the world. I subscribe to the “slow-but-steady” tribe, so I’ve been making little tweaks to my daily routine – cutting down portion sizes, eating more greens, and doing “baby curls” every hour (you know, when you use your baby as a dumbbell… don’t worry, she think’s it’s hilarious!).   I was …