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5SummerCocktails

by Roselyn Sebastian One of the best parts of imbibing during the summer is being able to do it alfresco. Chilling by the pool or heading to the beach call for refreshing summer drinks. But nobody wants to spend their time chained to the blender while everyone else is getting their tan on.  So cool off with these easy thirst quenchers. Elderflower Cosmopolitan Ingredients: 1/4 parts Red Stag by Jim Beam® Black Cherry 1/2 part Triple Sec 2 parts Pineapple Juice 1 part Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice 1/2 part Cruzan® Black Strap Rum Preparation: Build over ice in highball glass. Pour ingredients in order listed and stir until well chilled.... CONTINUE READING 6

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winterproduce

by Bianca Logrono We’re all about shopping and eating in season. With better cost, fresher taste, and supporting a sustainable environment it seems silly not to. You might be thinking since its winter not much would be in season but think again. There are tons of produce that are in season during the winter. Some of our favorites include: apples, artichokes,... CONTINUE READING 11

hotchocolate

by Courtney A. Leiva There’s nothing quite like a steaming mug of hot chocolate to warm you up when it’s bone-chilling cold outside! So, if you’re looking to snuggle up to a good cup of chocolatey goodness, trust any of these six satisfying hot chocolate mixes to do the trick. From romantic spooning perfection to adult-friendly marshmallow mixes, make it hot... CONTINUE READING 2

mocktails

by Bianca Logrono Did you resolve to cutback on sugary cocktails this New Year? We've all heard the "they have so many empty calories!" speech so many times. The good news is that we’re here to help you cheat a little. We’ve got five low-cal mocktails that won’t have you missing that cosmo at all – and they're all delicious! 1.... CONTINUE READING 7

smoothiesfeat

by Joann Vaglica Often times when searching for a smoothie recipe, some ingredients don’t sound like they blend together so well – and the color of it might make you want to turn away, but you can’t judge a potentially awesome smoothie by that! Packed with revitalizing fruits, try one (or all!) of our delicious and diet-friendly smoothie recipes for your... CONTINUE READING 10

breakfastinbed

by Bianca Logrono It's as simple as this: cooking a meal for someone is the easiest way to his heart and the simplest way to show that you care.  Show your man that you care about him by treating him to the ultimate morning in bed… we’re talking breakfast here! Here are some recipes that you and your significant other can... CONTINUE READING 8

snacksfeat

Everyone knows about the classic chocolate dipped pretzels, right? Well, sometimes we want something a little more! Here's a few super simple recipes to try for those of us who love savory snacks! 1. Salted Caramels Those who want to experiment at making candy can try these salted caramels. It's the perfect, bite-sized treat! 2. Beer & Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies For a twist... CONTINUE READING 12

healthysnacks2014

by Courtney A. Leiva If you are on the hunt for healthier grub for 2014 (trust us, we know all about those New Year's resolutions), then do we have some options for you. For guiltless and allergy-friendly snacks galore, here’s 10 healthy snack ideas. 1. Nocciolata Hazelnut Chocolate Spread Chocolate lovers rejoice with this decadent chocolate and hazelnut spread! It's  great to... CONTINUE READING 16

healthycocktails

by Chelsea Hirsch A study done by Tufts University found that the average weight gain between Thanksgiving and New Year’s is only one pound – but that one pound accounts for 51 percent of the average annual weight gain. So we did some thinking, and it’s no secret that alcohol contributes to weight gain and the holiday season is synonymous with... CONTINUE READING 8

holiday

by Joann Vaglica Don’t run to your local bakery for dessert this holiday season! Please even the most picky of your guests with some of these different and not-so-traditional desserts that are easy to prepare and can be made right from your own kitchen! Get your apron on, tempt those taste buds, and get ready to whip up some delightful desserts... CONTINUE READING 9

leftovers

Thanksgiving is rather late this year, but it doesn't mean that we won't be sampling all of our favorite staples! And while some of our guests run off to do their Black Friday shopping, those of us who are hosting are always faced with the same dilemma, year after year. We're pretty sick of re-heating our Thanksgiving leftovers, and turkey is... CONTINUE READING 7