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Organic Lemon-Ginger Iced Green Tea

Organic Lemon-Ginger Iced Green Tea

When the days start getting longer and the thermometer begins to reach its breaking point, sometimes you just need to slow down and take a sip of something cool. Here in the South where I live now, that means reaching for a tall glass of iced tea  ...
Creamy Carob-Maca Hot “Chocolate”

Creamy Carob-Maca Hot “Chocolate”

Your heart’s aflutter—not because a secret crush said “Hi” or your true love sent a bouquet of fresh red roses. No, it was the truffles, or rather the caffeine in the chocolate, that gave you slight shakes and an uncomfortable jittery fee ...
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 ...
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 ...