June 22, 2012

Low Calorie Cocktails

With the super hot week we’ve had in Chicago I’m ready for a cool, refreshing drink to welcome the weekend. Here are my favorite tips to minimize the calories in your favorite cocktails. Read the rest of this entry »

March 28, 2012

Do You Refresh with Soda? + Some Fantastic Ways to Cook with this Sugary Beverage

Now that warm weather is here, I must admit my ultimate addiction. My daily summertime indulgence involves a frozen glass stacked with ice, and an ice cold carbonated beverage such as Coca-Cola or Sprite poured over it to the very brim. I gave into my craving today by even driving out of the way to the gas station to nab a Sprite (our building vending machine doesn’t sell it…). Tell me what you think of the soda addiction, and get some great recipes for how to add the flavors of pops to your food! Read the rest of this entry »

July 13, 2011

We All Have Favorite Drinks – Why Not Cook With Them?

At least for me, I have some soda, beer, and wine left over in my refrigerator from a Fourth of July party. I hate throwing things away so I thought, what can I make with these drinks? Turns out, at Recipe4Living we have lots of great ideas for drink-inspired foods!

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March 16, 2011

Pepsi’s New “Green” Bottle

Pepsico made waves last month as they unveiled their “Skinny Can” for Diet Pepsi. Now Pepsi has revealed a new container, but this one is getting press for the right reasons. Pepsi’s new plastic bottle is completely made out of plant material.

The container is the world’s first 100% plant-based PET bottle, and is actually made of switch grass, pine bark, corn husks and a variety of other natural materials. The bottle is also 100% recyclable and petroleum-free. While I haven’t held the bottle yet, Pepsi reports that the bottle feels and protects the bottle the same way as the old plastic version.

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