May 23, 2013

Five Slim Summer Smoothies

Lately, I’ve found myself craving smoothies. Not just the typical strawberry-banana smoothie, but a smoothie with a tropical blend that will make me feel like I’m lying on a beach somewhere. Unfortunately, I’ve had trouble finding quenching smoothies that won’t ruin my diet. Some smoothies are so high in calories that I might as well have a meal at McDonalds. Thanks to the internet, I’ve been able to find some low-calorie, guilt-free smoothie options that I can’t wait to try! Read the rest of this entry »

May 9, 2011

Sangria vs. Mai Tai

While my favorite basic cocktail is a rum and diet coke, once summer comes along, I start to crave fruitier, sweet drinks. My two favorites are definitely mai tais and sangria.

They both shout summer to me because they’re cold and so so good. I stick to ordering these drinks when I’m out at bars and restaurants. If I made a pitcher of one or the other at home, I’m sure I’d be tempted to have more than just one drink. They taste that good!

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May 3, 2011

Loving (and Hating!) Tequila and Guacamole

Just because I’m not Mexican doesn’t mean I can’t celebrate Cinco de Mayo! This fun-filled holiday is only two days away, and I still don’t know what I’m going to be doing. My gut is telling me to go out for some tequila, but my brain is telling me to stay home and just chow down on some guacamole. I wonder which will win out?

I have a love/hate relationship with both tequila and guacamole. Find out why after the jump!

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September 10, 2010

Cocktail Hour: Limeade Cocktail

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After a quick break, I’m back with a brand new cocktail for you to try!  It’s a great “end of summer” cocktail that gives you a final chance to use those yummy citrus fruits and tropical rum before fall arrives!  It’s a limeade cocktail! Read the rest of this entry »

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