Archive for ‘Drinks’

July 24th, 2013

Cantaloupe Agua Fresca {with chia seeds}

by Lauren

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I’m preparing for the bachelorette party a month in advance. Getting all authentic on you guys with this Mexican refresher.

This drink was actually my coworkers idea. I’ve been gathering inspiration from those around me lately and it’s always entertaining to hear what other people think I should make. Seriously, try it.

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Ask around and I guarantee you’ll get some fun responses that will perk your imagination. We’ve been making chia seed pudding for months now but I decided add … Read more...

March 7th, 2013

Chai-Spiced Almond Milk

by Chrissy

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Well, it’s sure looking like it’ll be another chilly weekend. But don’t you worry, we’ve got just the thing to keep you going.

This batch of homemade Chai-Spiced Almond Milk will ensure that your day is refreshed, toasty, and healthy.

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Why is chai-flavored anything so good? Whether it is enjoyed as a cold or warm beverage, or baked into a delicious sweet treat, it always seems to warm up the soul.

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For some reason when I think of chai, I … Read more...

March 4th, 2013

Homemade Vanilla Almond Milk {with a touch of maple and cinnamon}

by Chrissy

Vanilla Almond Milk_LYK11Back in the summer, we did a post on milk vs. alternative (non-dairy) milks. Although the whole point was to highlight a one ingredient product, versus a ~12 ingredient product, containing chemicals and preservatives, we learned that homemade nut milk is about 8273 times better than the store-bought kind.

Obviously, non-dairy milks came out to be the back guy. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Make it yourself and you’ve just eliminated all the bad additives that … Read more...

February 21st, 2013

Green Egg Stack {with Kale & Herb Spread}

by Chrissy

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Happy Friday, friends!

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This 4-day work week couldn’t have gone by slowerrrr. For real.

What’s with that? I blame it on the wintery months. Spring, you can come out of hiding now!

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Before you start your weekend, be sure to grab these ingredients from the store, so that you can look forward to a tasty brunch.

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This might be a no brainer, but don’t forget the mimosa makings.

No brunch is complete without a little bubby and orange juice … Read more...

January 4th, 2013

Satsuma Sunset Cocktail

by Chrissy

It’s the first Friday of the New Year. I think it’s about time for celebratory drinks, don’t you?

If you were lucky enough to have a week or so off work, and returned with a three-day work week, then you will probably agree that these past few days were grueling. It probably had something to do with sleeping in, shoveling holiday sweets into your mouth all day, partying with family and friends, and staying up late. Repeat.

If you weren’t … Read more...