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 […]

Virgin Sangria Recipe and 25 Summer Mocktails to Try

Have you ever tried a virgin sangria recipe? Marty and I don’t drink or serve alcohol to our guests. To offer our guests something a little special when we entertain, these non-alcoholic drinks can be a great choice.  We can always offer lemonade or my Templeton iced tea but sometimes I want something just a little […]

How to Make a Healthy Raspberry Valentine’s Day Mocktail

Marty and I generally spend Valentine’s Day at home watching enjoying our favorite movies. We’re homebodies and that’s perfect for us. To make the day a little bit special, we enjoy snacks and a Valentine’s Day mocktail like this Berry Sipper.  It’s a healthy non-alcoholic drink that features raspberries and coconut water. You may also like: […]

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 for Coffee Lovers

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 Parties and Entertaining

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, […]

Grandma’s Iced Rhubarb Tea Recipe

I love cold drinks during the warmer months but I really try to pay attention to what’s in them. Most of drinks you can buy in the grocery store are loaded with ingredients I can’t pronounce from artificial colors and sweeteners to GMO ingredients I don’t want to eat. While I love making homemade lemonade […]

Cranberry Juice Detox Water & Bladder Health

Looking for a cranberry juice detox water? 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 […]

Cold Remedy Drink | Hot Orange Spice Beverage

This cold remedy drink really works! 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 […]