There is nothing like a cup of really good iced coffee on a warm summer day. You know you are in for a treat when the barista hands you a cup filled with liquid that sparkles like a dark diamond. Taking that first refreshing sip, the flavors slowly blossom, starting with the robust, toasted notes of the coffee beans and ending with a slightly sweet flavor that lingers on your lips. There is no need for sugar or milk; with one sip, you are totally in the moment.
When I started this journey of finding the right combination of foods to make the perfect fruit smoothie, I tried many things and--yes--experienced some really bad smoothies. Yet, I'm so excited that I started this journey because I feel that I'm getting to the "perfect fruit smoothie" stage. Let’s set a basic foundation first.
Having a husband in the wine industry means we have A LOT of corks lying around. No, it's not from all the wine we drink (I promise), but it is pretty cool. I mean, think of all the project possibilities! Today, we attempted our first cork project, and I will say these coasters came out pretty cute! So if you want to give it a try (I am sure you have some corks lying around, right?), here is how we did it.
In this post, I would like to take a daring move to attempt a pure green smoothie. In other words, mainly vege only but...<!--more-->I started with a cup of spinach and a cup of milk. After the first blend, I took a sip and wow was it full of green....taste...I mean it tasted as if I was eating pure grass (not that I had tasted it before, or have I) hehehehhe....more
Many people consume soft drinks and other beverages daily. Some people purchase them in glass or plastic bottles. And some drinks are purchased in cans. Consumers even purchase 6-packs of canned sodas, juices and alcoholic beverages (if that's your thing)....more
This shake/smoothie is low-carb, gluten-free, and only 100 calories. It also contains some protein so it should stick with you for a little while at least. If you want it even higher protein, you could add whey protein powder, but, of course, this will increase the calorie count. The cottage cheese gives it a nice creaminess. Glucomannan, if you are not familiar with is, thickens things up nicely. It is great because it thickens whatever you are making without needing to heat it up. The more you blend once you have added the gluco, the thicker it will become....more
A beer bottle opener is necessary for just about every bar. While the basic bottle opener will do the job, it does not have the ability to impress your friends like the baseball bat bottle opener. Because unlike the boring openers, this one is made out of an official baseball bat swung during a game....more
I was plagued with thirst this weekend but couldn't think of what to drink. Oh by the way it was like 1am. I wanted an adult beverage but all I had was one beer. I thought, "A beer???" I didn't really want beer so I searched further. Behold I found a bottle of Amaretto that my mom had for months, I had never had Amaretto before so I had no clue of what to do with it. I Googled Amaretto drinks and all of the drinks required more than what I had on hand except the DR. PEPPER. Not the Dr. Pepper soda might I add. The cocktail consists of the following:1 bottle of Beer...more
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