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Pacha Cacao: Superfood Drink of Wonder

Recently we were sent some Pacha Cacao for review and we totally fell in love with this uniquely delicious drink. Pacha Cacao is made from only organic cacao shells and organic cocoa powder and is brewed like a loose-leaf tea. The drink can enjoyed hot or cold, served in a mug like your favorite tea, or […]

May 30th

holiday beverages: chipotle hot chocolate

Chipotle peppers are smoked, dried, jalapeños, which add just the tiniest bit of heat to this creamy, cinnamon spiked  hot chocolate. Whipped cream and vegan marshmallows are optional! Snuggle up with the awesome drink for this holiday weekend! Chipotle Hot Chocolate  4 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk of choice 1 (3.5-oz) dark chocolate bar (70% or higher) […]

December 22nd

How to Make Ginger Mint Tea

If you are feeling a bit overwhelmed this holiday season, or if you’ve been indulging in too many other types of holiday beverages of the adult variety, this simple tea will help you feel better instantly! Ginger, mint and licorice are all great for our digestive system, and the warm soothing nature of the honey […]

December 19th

holiday beverages: homemade red chai tea

Chai Tea is most often made with black tea, lots of milk, and lots of sugar. This healthier version features Rooibos– also known as red bush tea. This herb (it’s not actually a tea) is high in antioxidants but does not contain any caffeine. The base recipe does not have any milk or sugar, but […]

December 18th

can water change what we eat?

A study from the journal Appetite shows promise for our picky palettes that crave only unhealthy foods, finding that what you DRINK might effect what you (or your kids) EAT. T. Bettina Cornwell of the University of Oregon studied eating habits of young adults and children, and she found that when drinking soda the young […]

November 13th

Cherry Chia Seed Juice: You Simply Must Try This!

I have been seriously OBSESSED with this drink for the past week, and could not wait to share it! If you like gooey, jello-y type drinks (think tapioca pudding and bubble tea-type things), this drink is for you.  And if you are not sure if you like that type of drink, please try it anyway.  […]

September 14th

Tiny Bubbles: How to Make Water Kefir

Water kefir is my first official fermentation project, a little homemaking fun that has been in the works for awhile now. I’ve always been a bit hesitant about experimenting with the fermentation thing– mostly because it’s always so warm here in Hawaii and I’m worried it might spoil or something. But I am calling the water […]

December 29th