Are you always the one sipping soda at parties because you’re on medication, the designated driver or simply don’t like the taste of wine? Just because you don’t drink alcohol, doesn’t mean you can’t have a fabulous, sophisticated drink. Mocktails are fresh and festive blends that forgo the liquor but keep the flavour. From a virgin version of classic drinks like mojitos and pina colada to elegant limeades, there’s a fun nonalcoholic beverage for every occasion. Have a look at these 12 booze-free drinks for your next mocktail hour.
It’s one of my daughter’s favourite activities: having a picnic.
It doesn’t really matter where – in the park, the garden, or even in front of the TV on cold winter days. Because what’s more leisurely than lounging around with a variety of foods you can eat with your hands?
Now that the weather’s warming up, it’s time to round up some outdoor-friendly recipes that are easy to pack up. Some days a simple sandwich with snacks and refreshments will do just fine. But if you’re looking for something special to turn a sunny afternoon in the park into a mini vacation, check out these 14 vibrant dishes and drinks!
This is a guest post by Monica Henin from Addonkitchen.com.
If you are one of those coffee lovers who drink in order to get that extra kick in the morning, then you will be surprised to know that coffee is actually a healthy food. Coffee is seen as a drink that will ruin health, but actually, it is a health booster.
People just need to drink it in the right way and in the right quantity – coffee is a stimulant so it may be less beneficial for those sensitive to caffeine. Coffee is rich in antioxidants and polyphenols, which help fight against a number of body ailments. On top of that, coffee tastes great, so there is no reason to avoid this amazing beverage. Those who are following a healthy diet can also enjoy coffee, given they buy organic coffee beans.
They can grind coffee beans at home in Gaggia Accademia coffee maker and make themselves a nice cup of coffee every day. But, isn’t a plain cup of coffee boring? I mean especially if it is consumed every day, 365 days a year, it surely is going to become boring someday.
To avoid this boredom, I will share five coffee recipes that can be enjoyed by everybody including those following healthy diet.
Ever since I wrote ‘8 Hot and Healing Drinks to Warm You Up’, I’ve come across so many other original, health-boosting hot beverages that I couldn’t resist dedicating another blog post to warming drinks with added benefits. ‘Cause let’s be honest, what’s nicer on a cold winter’s day than cozying up with a cup of hot chocolate or latte that’s actually good for you?
On a hot summer’s day, what’s more refreshing than sitting the water with a mocktail (including umbrella straw!) or iced tea in hand? Stay cool and hydrated with these 12 healthy sodas, shakes and slushies from our favourite food bloggers.