A Different Kind of Smoothie I sat down with a precious girlfriend for lunch at Fiddlecakes the other day and she told me about green smoothies. Huh? It was a smoothie, but was packed with greens such as spinach and kale, fruit, and sometimes even protein powder. Munching on my gluten free brownie, I listened as she told me about how much energy she and her husband have had since they’ve started drinking them. Well, since trying one (which I was a bit nervous about, I’ll admit) I’ve been hooked and have really noticed a difference in my energy.
“Holiday Punch” — The Official Site of Chef Georgia Pellegrini | Food, Travel, Lifestyle, Hunting and Redefining Slow Food Hudson Valley, New York. December 23, 2009 But do you really need a holiday as an excuse to make a good punch? My brother has been making this for years. It’s quite good. He makes it strong but you can make a mild version.
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Recipe: Spice "Cake Batter" Shots Try as they might to find a fruitcake recipe that is light and airy, all too often the only thing any fruitcake is good for is propping open a door. Gingerbread houses are no better. Spice "Cake Batter" Shots Recipe
Happy New Year! Many of us are thinking about our New Year’s resolutions and healthy eating is often at the top of the list. If you are setting a goal to eat healthy in 2012, here are 50 healthy recipes to help you get started. 50 Healthy Recipes to Kick Off 2012
Preserving Fruit Flavors in Alcohol: Homemade Liqueurs | Growing A Greener World When we discuss food preservation, we are usually talking about canning, dehydrating, freezing or fermenting. But did you know that you can also preserve fruit in alcohol, such as brandy or vodka? It is a way of preserving the flavor or essence of the fruit for later use.
Squirtle, Wartortle, Blastoise (Pokemon Shot and Cocktails) Ingredients: Squirtle-1/3 shot spiced rum1/3 shot coconut rum1/3 shot blue curacao Wartortle-1/2 shot spiced rum1/2 shot coconut rum1/2 shot blue curacaoFill with Mountain Dew Voltage Blastoise-1 Squirtle1 Wartortle1 shot light rumFill with Mountain Dew Voltage Directions: For the Squirtle shot, simply pour all three ingredients into a shot glass. For the Wartortle cocktail, shake the alcoholic ingredients, pour over crushed ice in a lowball glass, then fill with Mountain Dew Voltage. Squirtle, Wartortle, Blastoise (Pokemon Shot and...
The Ultimate Strawberry Lemonade One of the first times I ever realized that – HEY! I can cook for myself! – was when I first learned to make lemonade. I magically found the refrigerated lemon juice at our house and followed the directions to make my own lemonade. I stirred and stirred and stirred again until that sugar was finally dissolved.
Watermelonade Recipe at Epicurious photo by Roland Bello yield Makes 1 gallon (serves 16) active time 30 min total time 30 min You would be hard-pressed to find something more refreshing than watermelon. This cooler is easy to make, beautiful to behold, and not too sweet.