Category Archives: Drinks

Spiced Hot Apple Cider

Cradle your hands around a steaming mug of sweetly spiced hot apple cider, take your first warming sip, and you’ll sigh and be glad that the colder weather is arriving. It’s a reason to celebrate autumn. (Skip to recipe) Start … Continue reading

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Creamy and Fresh – Celery Pineapple Smoothie

This light and creamy celery and pineapple smoothie gives you four servings of fruits and vegetables with a splash of protein and just the right amount of sweetness and tang.  When we were growing up we were never allowed snacks … Continue reading

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Healing Turmeric Broth (and Soup)

Do something good for your body. Sip a mug of power-packed, healing Turmeric Broth, loaded with nutrients from veggies, garlic, ginger, and that magical anti-inflammatory yellow spice – turmeric. I don’t know if it’s just me, or if it’s this … Continue reading

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Apple Cranberry Detox Water (another Wonder Water)

Refresh and hydrate with this light and snappy Apple Cranberry Detox Water. It makes drinking your water a whole lot more fun and helps detox your system after one too many holiday treats.  Quick, if you want to make this … Continue reading

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Holiday Drinks Sampler

Here’s a lovely sampler of holiday drinks – some alcoholic and some not. Looking for the perfect cocktail, or maybe a chai tea syrup for gift-giving, or how about a frothy banana milk instead of eggnog? Lots of ideas here. … Continue reading

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The Pickleback – a New Drink Craze You Should Know About

Calling all pickle lovers! (And any whiskey drinkers out there, too.) There’s a new drink sensation you might want to try. This may not be earth-shattering news, but there is a small movement growing in the drinks world.  If you … Continue reading

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Cioccolata Calda – the Italian Hot Chocolate I Fell in Love with on our Trip to Italy

One sip of Italian hot chocolate – Cioccolata Calda – and you will be having a MOMENT. The world will slip away as you indulge in this thick, rich, dark, liquid velvet in a cup. Italy is so easy to … Continue reading

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Apple Beet Juice – Good for your Gut

Fresh apple beet juice has healing properties for digestive problems, plus it just tastes good. It’s like the sweet, earthy essence of the summer garden in a glass. Thirteen years ago I had a mysterious and debilitating medical issue. Quite suddenly, and … Continue reading

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Pimm’s Cup Cocktail (lightened-up version) – the Perfect Sip for a Day of Sailing

Pimm’s Cup is a classic British cocktail that livens up any summer gathering – a herby libation all dressed up with citrus, mint, and cucumber. This version’s lighter on the sugar so it’s even more refreshing. Like I’ve said before, … Continue reading

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Cold Brewed Iced Coffee

Taste the difference when you cold brew your iced coffee – mellow, smooth, and frostily delicious on a sweltering hot summer day. We’re in the dog days of summer. What does that really mean? ‘Cause our dog is living the … Continue reading

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