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Low-Cal Piña Colada Smoothie for Summer

Low-Cal Piña Colada Smoothie for Summer

Stuck at work while everyone else is at the beach? Drift away from the clacking keyboard and nagging phone with a few sips of this lusciously smooth and chilly tropical smoothie. Coconut extract (a concentrated liquid similar to vanilla extract used ...
Are Sports Drinks Better Than Water for Workouts?

Are Sports Drinks Better Than Water for Workouts?

It’s plain and simple: active bodies need hydration. But figuring out what to drink, how much to sip (or chug!) and when to gulp it down can be a little…confusing. If water is your go-to beverage during workouts, should you switch to sports drinks? I ...
Coconut-Mocha Iced Coffee

Coconut-Mocha Iced Coffee

Your local coffee shop is in for some competition. Their clever beverages may be crave-worthy, but chances are those irresistible flavors are created with chemical ingredients. Give the baristas a break and stir up your own creamy, chocolaty iced con ...
Blueberry-Cilantro Infused Ice Cubes

Blueberry-Cilantro Infused Ice Cubes

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. You know the drill: eight glasses of water a day keeps the thirsties away (and your entire body running smoothly). But by glass three or four, your taste buds start to crave more. Make every sip satisfying with the addition ...
Why I Fell in Love With Loose-Leaf Tea

Why I Fell in Love With Loose-Leaf Tea

Sometimes, I’m a coffee person, but on a chilly winter night, donning a pair of fuzzy socks as the fire in my hearth drapes a cloak of burnt orange over everything, I am most decidedly a tea person. These precious little leaves, so diverse in t ...
Festive & Healthy Foods for Holiday Parties

Festive & Healthy Foods for Holiday Parties

Wasn’t it just yesterday that you were thinking about back-to-school bargains for fall? Now we’re into the holiday season, which kicks off on Thanksgiving and continues through New Year’s Day. If you have a party looming on the hori ...
Matcha Green Tea Latte

Matcha Green Tea Latte

Longing for a latte? Make one with matcha! This finely powdered green tea, popular in Japan, is milled from special shade-grown tea leaves. It’s 10 times more potent than regular green tea, with much higher amounts of EGCG””the antioxidan ...