hot-pink smoothie mustache

If you’ve been here a while, you know my favorite breakfast is my Hot Pink

smoothie. This outrageously adorable little girl, Elena, just drank one. Got

any better ideas to feed your little ones raw beets and carrots and have

them still smiling like Elena is? This photo was sent in by a reader named


My own children love Hot Pink too, even the two “picky” kids who will give

me as much grief about food as I allow them to. (Which isn’t much.)

It’s not Hot Pink because it’s spicy “hot”–it’s not. It’s just that color,

from the beets.

I believe I have a really old YouTube video up, of me making this, and the

recipe is in Ch. 10 of 12 Steps.