According to Google, 1 medium-sized orange contains 70 milligrams of Vitamin C; a banana has about 10 milligrams; 1 cup of mango has approximately 60; and (surprisingly) a few handfuls of kale contain roughly 160 milligrams! If you're keeping up, that's a whopping 300 milligrams of Vitamin C in just this one itsy-bitsy smoothie.
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and for many of us, that means it’s Shamrock Shake season. If you’re too embarrassed to hit the McDonald’s drive-through—you may have food blogger cred to maintain, after all—we’ve rounded up six recipes to help you get your fix. From boozy to healthy, BlogHer’s food bloggers have you covered. There are even recipes for Shamrock Shake-inspired cupcakes and a layer cake.
Oh, Champagne, how I love you—and how difficult you are to drink all night long. Palates fade, and your second (or third) glass starts feeling less sparkly and more sticky-sweet. It's a sacred tradition to begin and end any New Year's Eve party with bubbles, but it's tricky to keep a cocktail party going without … well, cocktails.
This weekend the sun was here and so were some spring weather and warmer temperatures. We have always preferred red wines over white one ( it's a matter of personal taste of course) and drinking robust and bold reds with quite alcohol content when the weather is heading towards summer it's not ideal. So we have tried and highly recommend for your al-fresco dining this amazing red wine from the Sorrentina Peninsula in Southern Italy. Gragnano DOC - Terre del Gragnano from a well known winemaker Iovine....more
Warmer weather is finally here which means its time to step up my smoothie game. I've been trying to unlock a secret smoothie formula that isn't loaded with sugar and will keep the hunger pains at bay until lunch time. Are you ready for a bold statement?...more
When you host a party for friends and family, it's always fun to have a special cocktail for the event; something to go along with the theme of the party. And, it doesn't always have to be an alcoholic drink. Just a fun, signature mocktail for the evening!...more
Last week, Afrohead was kind enough to invite me to an intimate dinner to introduce their expansion into the Nashville market. The rum company, founded in the Bahamas (Harbour Island) in 2008, has recently expanded into the United States via Miami and is now available in several restaurants/liquor stores in Nashville! Along with members of the Nashville press, I sat down with Afrohead's founders and representatives at East Nashville hot spot, Holland House, to learn everything I needed to know about rum! And to taste it, of course! We started off with a drink called the FroCo. ...more
Before we talk about this smoothie, lets talk about a couple changes that we are making at Q+T. You may have noticed our menu has been tweaked to include more specific recipe options and a broader lifestyle category. That's because over the next few months we have decided to put a lot of our effort and attention into bringing you new recipes. There are a few reasons for this but the two biggies are 1....more
Ahhh spring is definitely here… I was even able to bust out my flip flops over this past weekend To me, warmer weather means making a LOT of sweet tea. It’s my addiction. Seriously. I can’t get enough of it. I love to add different flavors to my tea, and this one is one of my favorite flavor combinations… lemon and rosemary sweet iced tea!...more
Today for Friday Favorites we rounded up 10 delicious smoothie recipes from the wonderful world of Pinterest. Believe it or not, warmer weather is coming, and with it smoothie season. We love smoothies for a quick, healthy, and on-the-go meal or snack....more
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