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Cranberry Cocktail

No Comments | Written on November 12, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Need a go-to cocktail for the holiday season?  This one will take you from Thanksgiving all the way through the new year.  The key is a festive spiced cranberry reduction infused with cinnamon, ginger and star anise.

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Sparkling Blueberry-Mint Cocktail

No Comments | Written on September 24, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Every once in a while it’s nice to indulge in a relaxing and refreshing weekend cocktail.  The only problem?  Sometimes those mixers can be overflowing with excess sugar, weighing down your drink with extra calories.

This recipe not only features garden-fresh ingredients, but a secret ingredient with zero calories!

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Passion Fruit Hibiscus Martini

No Comments | Written on September 17, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

If you are already looking forward to the weekend, why not start planning ahead and get the ingredients to make this tropical cocktail!  It is fresh and handcrafted, yet easy to whip up for one or for a party.

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How to Make a Moscow Mule

1 Comment | Written on September 10, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Guess what?  Today is my birthday!

I know most people expect cake and candles for a birthday, but I felt like a celebratory cocktail.  If you have never tried a Moscow Mule, make one today and toast with me!   

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Pink Sangria for a Picnic in the Park

No Comments | Written on July 17, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

It is a proven, scientific fact that this refreshing summertime beverage tastes better when served in a canning jar.

Ok, that might not exactly be true, but it does make it much easier to take this Pink Sangria on a picnic!

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How to Make a Mint Julep

1 Comment | Written on April 27, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

With the weather getting warmer and Kentucky Derby next week, I figured it was a good time for a quick lesson on how to make the perfect Mint Julep!

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Tropical Crunch Smoothie

No Comments | Written on April 22, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

This easy smoothie is not only a fun afternoon snack, it helps remind you that summer is just around the corner!

Filled with tropical flavors and finished off with a colorful, crunchy topping, it is sure to make you smile.

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Vegan Strawberry Almond Milk

1 Comment | Written on April 8, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Strawberry season is here and I just can’t get enough of these perfectly ripe berries!  After stocking up on a few pints from the grocery store, I was looking for something different to make.

You can make homemade Strawberry Milk with just about any kind of milk to fit your particular tastes or dietary needs.  This time around I made it using vanilla almond milk to make a vegan version, and it turned out great!


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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie

No Comments | Written on March 20, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Now you can have a chocolate covered strawberry…for breakfast!

This smoothie is easy to make and includes a fun garnish that everyone will enjoy.  It’s everything you love about cereal and a smoothie in one!

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Anchorman Scotchy Scotch Scotch Milkshake Shots

1 Comment | Written on December 13, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

The second installment of “Anchorman” is set to hit theaters next week.  If you loved the first movie, I am sure you are well aware of all the quotable moments.  One that always stands out is Ron Burgundy’s love of the “Scotchy Scotch Scotch.”

This phrase became so legendary that Ben and Jerry’s even released a limited edition ice cream flavor in honor of the movie!

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