One of our favorite brunch drinks is a good mimosa. Though it's usually made with orange juice, we put a little twist on ours by swapping the OJ with blackberry-thyme jam. (Life hack: We made our own jam (which is super easy), but if you are in a rush, simply taking some blackberry jam that you have on hand and heating it until it is a thinner consistency will work, too. )
Hello, friends! The weather has been incredible lately, with the exception of a rainy day here and there. I am so ready for this sunshine! It makes me want to grill steaks, eat fresh corn on the cob with chive butter, plant lots of delicious garden herbs, and hang out with the puppies and my fiancé in the yard. And there is nothing more refreshing at the end of a gorgeous sunny day than a delicious, crisp cocktail on a summers evening with the smell of grilling meat wafting across the deck while I type up a new blog post!...more
Fresh ingredients from the garden!Gluten-free!Low-fat!Low-calorie!This is how I’m justifying drinking this all the time. Frankly, if you took out the tequila you could drink this for breakfast. Right? Right....more
You know how important it is to eat your vegetables right? What about drinking them?You’re right, it is super important and I am about to tell you why with a beginners guide to juicing. Why not try the challenge of drinking one juice a day for 7 days and see how different you feel....more
Food bloggers Brita and Sara collaborated on a fabulous spring dinner menu and hosted parties in their respective homes on the same night. They then shared their parties/menu on their blog. I went to Brita's party—here's a peek at how it looked!
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