Healthy Beverages & Cocktails

Pomegranate French 75

Celebrate the holiday season and ring in the New Year with a bright and festive Pomegranate French 75 cocktail with less added sugar. | Pin the Recipe This post was sponsored by SPLENDA® Brand as part of an ongoing partnership. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always all opinions are my own. The…

40+ Refreshing Summer Cocktail and Mocktail Recipes

Sit back, relax and enjoy the hot days and nights of summer with one (or more!) of these refreshing cocktail and mocktail recipes! Pin this Post Cocktails are delicious all year round, but there’s nothing better on a hot summer day than sitting on your back porch sipping on an ice-cold, refreshing drink. Especially if said drink is made with some of…

Spicy Strawberry Rhubarb Margaritas

Spicy Strawberry Rhubarb Margaritas are the perfect complement for Taco Tuesdays or any Mexican-themed party during the spring and summer!   | Pin the Recipe One of my favorite things about the change of seasons is the change in seasonal produce that comes along with it. I try to focus on cooking with seasonal fruits and vegetables as much as…

Cocoa Flavanols & Homemade Caffé Mocha {Recipe}

Warm up with a Homemade Caffé Mocha that’s delicious and contains beneficial cocoa flavanols. I’m a sponsored CocoaVia® brand influencer, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure. On weekdays I start my mornings with a simple cup of coffee topped with some milk and a dash of half and half. Come the weekends, my husband…

Strawberry Kefir Smoothie

| Pin this Recipe This bright and creamy Strawberry Kefir Smoothie is filled with good-for-your-gut probiotics and is a quick and easy breakfast or snack that will satisfy your tastebuds. This recipe originally appeared in the February 2017 issue of Today’s Dietitian Magazine. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Probiotic-Rich Kefir,” and developing the recipe, but I was…

No-Sugar Added Watermelon Mojito

Sit back and relax this summer with a delicious and refreshing no-sugar added watermelon mojito full of the fresh flavors of summer!  | Pin this Recipe This post, recipe, and images are by Kaleigh McMordie, MCN, RDN.  In case you couldn’t tell from our previous posts, Jessica and I are both big fans of watermelon! (Have you seen Jessica’s Watermelon, Feta and Mint Skewers and…

Valentine’s Dark Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie

Dark chocolate, creamy greek yogurt, and sweet strawberries are the perfect combination in this frosty, heart-healthy Valentine’s Day Dark Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie! | Pin the Recipe Thanks to Kaleigh McMordie for sharing her delicious Valentine’s Day smoothie. Check out more of Kaleigh’s recipes at Lively Table!  Raise your hand if you love chocolate covered strawberries… Are you raising your hand?…

20+ Cocktails to Ring In the New Year

Ring in the new year with 20+ New Year’s Eve cocktail recipes perfect for the season! Pin the Cocktail Roundup It’s hard to believe we’re at the end of another year and ready to ring in a new one. Are you ready to celebrate?! Every year we host a New Year’s Eve party at our house and I’m always looking for something…

Mixed Berry Yogurt Smoothie {Recipe}

Packed with nutrition and flavor, this creamy mixed berry yogurt smoothie is perfect for the morning or a refreshing afternoon snack. I am a paid consultant with Meta and was compensated for this post. Opinions are my own. Smoothies have been a hit across social media platforms for quite a while now, but so far I haven’t joined the trend….

Passover Wine and Food Goes Gourmet

This Passover, celebrate a traditional holiday with out-of-the-box gourmet Kosher for Passover food and wine. Thank you to the Royal Wine Corp. for sending me a generous box of wine to sample over the Passover holiday. And thanks to Jay Buchsbaum for taking the time to answer my questions below! The Jewish holiday of Passover starts tonight with the first of…

Orange French 75 Champagne Cocktail {Recipe}

Celebrate in style with a classic French 75 Champagne cocktail made with a twist. The perfect way to make any occasion sparkle! The holidays may be over, but the celebrations aren’t. Today is the third birthday of my twin daughters, Charlotte & Sabrina! I honestly can’t believe that they are already three – boy has the time gone by quickly….