Healthy Drinks For Kids That Aren’t Water [20+ Recipes]

I try to keep on hand a variety of healthy drinks for kids that aren’t water.   When I was younger, my mom’s response to my asking for something to drink was to tell me to drink water. While that’s definitely a great choice, there are times the kids want something else. There are a […]

Easy Hot Spiced Cranberry Cider Recipe

This hot spiced cranberry cider recipe is a nice change from apple cider. The vibrant red color makes it the perfect choice for holiday entertaining. I’ve been making this for a few years and have no idea where the original recipe came from. I’ve modified it a bit over the years to reduce the sugar […]

Homemade Hot Chocolate Like Grandma Made

The holidays are times when I start thinking about family memories and hot chocolate like Grandma made. The kids are 18 and 22 now but it really doesn’t seem like that long ago that they were still in kindergarten. Every time my son walks in the door and he’s over 6 feet tall with a […]

Chocolate Mocha Protein Shake

Mocha is typically a flavor that includes coffee or espresso, milk or cream, and chocolate.  Being slightly addicted to coffee, a mocha is a very occasional treat that I allow myself. Your traditional mocha latte is not overly healthy. It generally has coffee, cream, and chocolate syrup when you buy it at the coffee shop. […]

Blood Red Mocktail for Halloween

Marty and I don’t drink or serve alcohol to our guests. When we entertain, we like to offer a variety of mocktails instead. I had been trying to figure out a cute mocktail for Halloween that we could serve when I came up with this Blood Red Mocktail. I’ve made virgin sangrias in the past, […]

Cranberry Juice Detox Water & Bladder Health

Bladder health is one of those things that I never really gave much thought to when I was younger. I’ve found that you take a lot of things for granted before the age of 35 or so. As I age, I seem to notice more and more things that I’ve never paid attention to before, like […]

Cold Remedy Drink | Hot Orange Spice Beverage

I hate getting sick. I’m generally a very healthy person and that’s a good thing since I’m generally the one who has to take care of everyone else. Sometimes during the winter, I just start to get that rundown feeling. You know what I mean. I’m a little more tired and sort of achy. I […]

Apple Cinnamon Detox Water | Detox Water Recipes with Apples

Looking for detox water recipes with apples? I can help. I indulged just a bit too much over the holidays. I’m sure you probably feel the same way. For the most part, I live a healthy lifestyle. I don’t normally eat sweets but who can resist a Christmas cookie or two? Add to that the […]

Hot Holiday Drinks | Mulled Apple Cider Recipe

When it’s cold and snowing outside, there is nothing better to warm you up than hot holiday drinks.  Sure, I love a good Peppermint Mocha Latte, but I don’t always want a coffee drink. I know, that’s surpising, but sometimes I am in the mood for something a little bit different. My Mulled Apple Cider […]

Watermelon Lime Aqua Fresca Recipe

I love fruit drinks in the summer.  It’s so refreshing on a super hot day, to drink an icy cold drink but so many of the traditional summer drinks aren’t healthy. I’m not interested in adding soda, artificial sweeteners, sugar, etc. to my summer drinks.  I want a summer drink that’s refreshing AND healthy.  This […]