Strawberry & Banana Smoothie

Very delicious, nutritious, refreshing, low calorie and low fat smoothie. Great combination of strawberries and banana, such an amazing summer flavour. Super easy to make and let’s get healthier!...more

The Secret to AWESOME Iced Coffee

I've been told that I make some great coffee. Which is funny since I loathed the stuff until I was pregnant with Little Man. That's right..I CRAVED coffee hard core during my pregnancies with both boys. So much so, I tried to trick my body with chocolate milk since I couldn't have a ton of coffee.Spoiler alert: chocolate milk does not equal coffee. EVER.And now I HAVE to have my coffee. Like I try not to talk too much in the mornings to anyone until I've had a sip or two because I'm cranky and love sleep and need coffee to help me function in the mornings....more

Iced Acai Tea Latte

Mocha Frappuccino

Ginger Lemonade

Lemonade with a little bit of ginger, gives it a real kick. With fresh lemon and basil, refreshing, spicy and delicious! Great summer drink ever!...more

Summer Cocktails You Need to Try

One of my favorite things to do in the summer is sit out on a bar or restaurant patio and have a summer cocktail. But it can also be fun to make them yourself. If you’re having a BBQ or get together, it can be super fun to whip these up with your friends. It’s a great way to take advantage of the nice weather, and those fruity drinks always seem to taste better outside on a gorgeous day. Today I’m sharing a round-up of summer cocktails you need to try!...more

It’s National Tequila Day! YAY! 14 Cool, Lip Smacking Cocktails to Try!

Get your daily serving of fruit with a mango, peach, grapefruit or strawberry tequila cocktail! -PJ Gach...more

I Would Have Learned Geography A Lot Sooner Had They Taught Us About Wine in High School

Let me say this first just to get it out of the way.  While attempting to learn about wine, it is a whole lot easier if you don't mind a lot of sampling.  Hopefully, no one needed to hear that and everyone reading this is already an avid fan of the vino.  But just in case I'm speaking to some book worms who just want to read all about it and never truly get to the best part of studying wine.  Of course, that would be the drinking part. ...more

Refreshing Raspberry Lemonade

I don’t know what it is about this summer in particular, but I swear I’ve been drinking lemonade by the gallon! I have a feeling the 100 degree weather and ridiculous humidity of North Carolina leaves me craving something cool and sweet. With tasting different blends almost every time I get a drink, the thing I could could do with out….sugar! Most lemonades out there have so much sugar that I feel like I need to brush my teeth after drinking. My solution? Make my own lemonade.Behold — my Refreshing Raspberry Lemonade! Enjoy!...more

Two Creative, and Healthy, Ways To Hydrate This Summer

It has hot as the blazes outside today. A steamy, humid 90 degrees.  Hydration is in order.I am first to admit that I do not love to drink plain water and I am not very consistent with it if it is sitting all lonely in a bottle or glass.  It is why I usually add in cucumbers, mint, basil, lemons, limes. You name it, I have added it to water....more