Healthy Beverages & Cocktails

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….

Keep Christmas Eggnog Safe and Healthy

Christmas is only a day away and that means it’s time for some eggnog! Before you go whisking the eggs and adding the heavy cream, get some tips to keep your eggnog healthier this holiday! This post was written by Nutritioulicious contributor Tiana Yom, MPH, CHES Holidays are all about great food and drinks with wonderful company. Eggnog is a scrumptious holiday…

Peanut Butter Lovers Month Recipe Roundup

Peanut butter is more than a sandwich spread. We’ve rounded up some of the most nutritious and delicious peanut butter recipes around the web. Show your peanut butter love this November! Now that you know November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month, we figured you’d want to get in the kitchen and put your jar(s) of peanut butter to good use….

Orange Ginger Mint Spa Water {Recipe ReDux}

Treasured Cookware That’s the theme for this month’s Recipe ReDux. We were tasked with the following: Share a story of classic cookware – and a healthy recipe to go with it. Some of us will be celebrating Mother’s Day next month (May 11,) but it’s more than once a year that many of us cook with a pan, a wooden spoon or…

Cranberry Cider Cocktail Recipes: Cran-Toddy & Cranberry Cider Cooler

Warm up with a Cran-Toddy or stay refreshed with a Cranberry Cider Cooler – two cranberry cider cocktail recipes to enjoy all winter long! | Pin the Recipe Cocktails are trending and the folks at The Recipe ReDux know it! Which is why this month’s ReDux theme is: Beverages Are Hot! That which is served in a mug, glass, or stein…

Juicing vs. Smoothies: What’s the Difference?

This post was written by Rosemary Squires Juicing has become quite popular these days and you may be wondering how these sweet and savory juices compare to smoothies. Both drinks can boost your fruit and vegetable intake, which means more vitamins and minerals for you. And if your produce is going bad, juicing and blending what you have on hand…

Health Benefits of Flaxseed and Strawberry Banana Flax Smoothie Recipe

Flaxseeds and chia seeds are all the rage these days. You’ve probably read multiple articles about them and seen them on the ingredient lists of new products on supermarket shelves, but do you know what they actually are and what benefit they provide you? Here, Nutritioulicious contributor Rosemary Squires tells you all about flaxseeds. And stay tuned for a post…

Mint Mojito {Recipe}

Along with a taste of warmer weather the past few days, my mouth has started to water for refreshing summer cocktails. Truth be told, I am not a big drinker – hard alcohol (i.e. vodka, rum, gin) and I aren’t the best of friends. My drink of choice is usually a crisp glass of white wine, prefereably a New Zealand…

Recipe Redux: Blueberry Basil Cooler

It’s that time again: the monthly Recipe Redux blog challenge! Last month’s theme was grilling (if you missed my Grilled Salmon Burgers with Cherry Chutney check it out), and in keeping with the spirit of summer, the Recipe Redux founders made this month’s theme Summer Beverages. Back in April, Nutritioulicious intern Megan posted a refreshing recipe for Strawberry, Lemon, and…

Strawberry, Lemon, and Basil Soda

By Megan Kian With the warmer weather approaching I thought I would share a recipe for do-it-yourself homemade soda that I discovered in the most recent issue of Bon Appetit magazine. It can be hard to find a refreshing, yet low calorie drink other than water or diet soda. Next time you’re outside enjoying the warm weather, reach for this…