Creamy Turmeric, Ginger and Cinnamon “Tea”

Feeling under the weather? Detoxify your system while enjoying a warm, creamy “tea” made with healing spices. At first I was really scared of drinking turmeric, but it actually tastes very earthy, comforting and sweet when mixed with raw honey, ginger and cinnamon. I drink this at night to soothe my nerves and give me a boost… Continue reading Creamy Turmeric, Ginger and Cinnamon “Tea”

Beverages · Healthy Living · Ideas

Make Water Interesting! – National Water Day

I’ll admit I find drinking plain old water boring sometimes. Unless I’m super parched, but even then it’s fun to spice things up. Staying hydrated is important for healthy skin, digestion and healthy energy levels. Being dehydrated can cause headaches and fatigue. Drink up! Instead of drinking just water, brew iced tea. If you have… Continue reading Make Water Interesting! – National Water Day

Beverages · Classic American · Recipes

Cucumber Melon Cooler

The end of summer is near! That means cooler weather, savory fall entrees and here in Florida, well, it’s still hot and humid! We don’t normally get a break until late September or early October. Even then it’s still hot, but much less humid. So, if you want to sneak in one more refreshing summer… Continue reading Cucumber Melon Cooler

Beverages · Recipes

Stay Hydrated, the Delicious Way

It’s hot outside. I mean, really REALLY hot outside. I hear it’s even hotter up north than it is here in subtropical Florida! That can only mean one thing – those of us not so used to extreme heat may tend to get dehydrated easier than those of us who are accustomed to heat all… Continue reading Stay Hydrated, the Delicious Way

Beverages · Classic American · Desserts · Recipes

Strawberry and Fresh Mint Smoothie – A Summer Delight

What better way to beat the heat than with a refreshing homemade smoothie! Mint is delicious on those hot summer days and nothing is better than a sweet strawberry. This simple recipe will fill you up and cool you down! Ingredients: 5-6 large strawberries, stems cut off 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, packed 2 tbsp… Continue reading Strawberry and Fresh Mint Smoothie – A Summer Delight