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. …

Skinny Cherry Lassi Shooters-14833

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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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 …