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by Megan Greene Everyone deserves a nice cocktail every now and then, right? Unfortunately, most of  our favorite alcoholic beverages aren't too kind to our waistline. So, that's why we're sharing a few cocktails that'll make your happy hour a little bit healthier. Check out our list of  the best 8 low-calorie cocktail recipes that are all tasty and less than 200 calories. Bourbon Grape Crush Enjoy this fruity cocktail at movie night with the girls. Just add ice, bourbon, agave and lemon juice. What you'll need: 1/2 cup halved seedless red grapes 6 large mint leaves, plus more for garnish 3/4 cup crushed ice 1 oz. bourbon 2 teaspoons raw agave 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (170 Calories) Sweet'N Low... CONTINUE READING 13



by Mallory Feeney You invited friends over for brunch this weekend, but you don’t know where to begin… help! Some friends are watching their waistlines as per their New Year’s resolution, and you want to make delicious, yet filling food – minus all of the high calories. After your get together, your friends will be raving over how breakfast is the... CONTINUE READING 8


by Joann Vaglica Redefine pizza night! We’re not thinking about a slice of warmed dough with melted cheese and sauce on it. Take it to the next level by adding a sweet little twist on the traditional. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or just want to try something new, top off any meal with one of our dessert pizza recipes! ... CONTINUE READING 7


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 17


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