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Holiday Sangria - a dry red wine winter sangria that's not too sweet, filled with fruit and is designed to make you feel cozy.

Holiday Sangria

Holiday Sangria – a dry red wine winter sangria that’s not too sweet, filled with fruit and is designed to make you feel cozy. While I love a good glass of wine, I had never taken the time to figure out how to make a good pitcher of sangria – until now!  Sangria is such …

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Pineapple Acai Smoothie Bowl or Boat. Lots of tropical fruit vibes and a handful of greens make this smoothie a refreshing treat! Superfoods + optional protein.

Pineapple Acai Smoothie Bowl

Pineapple Acai Smoothie Bowl or Boat. Lots of tropical fruit vibes and a handful of greens make this smoothie a refreshing treat! Superfoods + optional protein, vegan + gluten-free. Somehow I’ve gone over 3 years with only one smoothie recipe posted here. So here’s #2! Have you ever tried acai berries? (Pronounced “ah-sigh-EE” <-helpful when …

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Morning Turmeric Detox Drink with apple cider vinegar, maple syrup and a pinch of cayenne. Lots of health benefits in this elixir to kickstart your day!

Morning Turmeric Detox Drink

Morning Turmeric Detox Drink with apple cider vinegar, maple syrup and a pinch of cayenne. Lots of health benefits in this elixir to kickstart your day! Related: If you don’t like the taste of drinking apple cider vinegar straight, try these delicious (vegan) apple cider vinegar gummies! I’ve long heard about the benefits of apple …

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Fireball Hot Toddy - cinnamon whiskey, honey and lemon drink to melt your sickness away.

Fireball Hot Toddy

Fireball Hot Toddy – cinnamon whiskey, honey and lemon cocktail to melt a sore throat or for a spicy night cap. I’ve been sick a record number of times this calendar year. Blame stress, life changes, poor sleep and what-have-you, I have experienced more than my normal amount of sick days and NyQuil pills since …

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Homemade Kiwi Lemonade - freshly squeezed lemonade with a twist of kiwi fruit!

Homemade Kiwi Lemonade

Homemade Kiwi Lemonade – freshly squeezed lemonade with a twist of kiwi fruit! While I’m not much of a straight-up lemonade fan, I do like to combine other fruits with lemonade as the weather starts warming up. I was out of mint so I couldn’t make my blueberry mint version the other day, but I did …

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Peppermint eggnog hot chocolate using homemade (cooked) eggnog. Perfect holiday drink!

Peppermint eggnog hot chocolate

Peppermint eggnog hot chocolate using homemade (cooked) eggnog. It’s the perfect holiday drink!   I originally made this recipe because of a (now defunct) event called Foodie Extravaganza. One ingredient was picked each month, and all participating bloggers would make a recipe around that ingredient. The first time I heard about it, the ingredient was …

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