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Summer Cravings: 13 Gluten Free Snacks for Back to School

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Want something better for your summer snacking? Avoid the chips, and dip into something tasty, instead! Here are 13 of our top picks for gluten free snacking. Barnanas Made from bananas, Barnanas are organic, gluten free, non-GMO, vegan, raw, and kosher. Barnanas are an exceptional source of potassium and fiber, have over 20 vitamins and minerals, high antioxidant power, […]

7 Summer Cocktail Recipes For Picnics, Barbecue, and Grilling

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This year, the July 4th holiday falls on a Friday, which means a three day weekend of fun! If you’re one of those fortunate few, get your grill and picnic party on with some Americana themed booze. As the burgers are cooking, the pool splashing, and the sun shining, complete your holiday weekend with these a […]

Eating for Beauty: Guacamole Stuffed Cherry Tomato Poppers

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Guacamole Stuffed Cherry Tomato Poppers from The Nutrition Twins’ Veggie Cure Beauty Secrets Cookbook These poppers are the perfect party pleasers. They are so much fun to eat and when you pop one in your mouth a creamy flavorful burst explodes. It’s hard to believe you get 6 grams of fiber from a serving of […]

Easy Cookie Recipes: Italian Anisette Cookies

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An Italian favorite during holiday season and family gatherings, the history of anisette cookies is a bit unknown. As one of many traditional Italian dishes, this cookie gets it’s flavoring from anise-a seed based extract from a Mediterranean plant (in the parsley family). The taste is similar to black licorice, although it is not directly […]

Sandals Grenada: The All Inclusive Experience You Have Been Waiting For

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The Sandals and Beaches resorts and spas have made a name for themselves as the go-to destinations when planning your Caribbean vacation.  In the all-inclusive resorts category, these properties truly stand out for their attention to detail, quality of service, and ability to provide their guests with a memorable vacation.  This newest addition to the […]

10 Ways to Use Coconut Oil For Skin Care

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In her latest book, The Recipe for Radiance: Discover Beauty’s Best-Kept Secrets in Your Kitchen, beauty expert Alexis Bean shares over 100 tips from the world’s best beauty experts on how to use foods-inside and out-to create healthy, glowing skin. With coconut oil and oil pulling being a hot topic in the news this summer, […]

Signature Wedding Cocktails from Aviation Gin

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Your guest list is finished, reception menu is complete, and the cake has been chosen.  Add that final personal touch to your wedding bar menu by selecting a signature cocktail. Start with something that you both like to drink-your favorite liquor, a color that coordinates with your theme or scheme, or just something that sounds […]

Signature Wedding Cocktails: Blue Caribbean Themed Drink Recipes

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Dreaming of a little ‘island time’?  Take a trip to the Caribbean with these ocean blue inspired cocktail recipes! Caribbean destination weddings are something many brides dream of, but they can be quite costly for the wedding party, family, and friends to attend. By adding a splash of island color and flavor to your menu and theme, a […]

Summer Cocktails – Drambuie Sangria Recipe

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  Tired of those Bud Lights, hard lemonades, and want to spice up your next pool party or picnic with something different? In this twist on the traditional punch, this Drambuie sangria recipe adds a touch of spice and sweetness with heather honey, spices and herbs that marry beautifully with a fragrant red wine and citrus […]

Classic Cocktail Recipes: the Aviation Cocktail

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  Originally called an Aviation cocktail, the origins of the gin-based drink are unknown. David Wondrich credits it’s first print inclusion to the 1916 book by Hugo Ensslin, Recipes for Mixed Drinks.  Although the original drink did not call for crème de violette, just the smallest touch of liqueur will add strong color to the cocktail. Try it […]