Another season, another list of a few of my favorite things: two new yummy drinks for year-round drinking, a simple summery berry sauce, a sweet salad addition, and my favorite new vegan creamer.
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Tea lattes are my new favorite winter beverage, bringing together my favorite green jasmine tea with healthy coconut creme and a dash of sweetness.
Homemade yogi tea, made with spices, ginger, and any type of tea is warming and nourishing any time of the year.
This homemade sweet tamarind soda is a delightful diversion from the over-sweetened sodas from the store, and it makes a great cocktail!
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 […]
Warming, delicious and healthy: this spiced apple cider recipe is a great holiday beverage!
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) […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you are a coffee person but feel left out because you do not drink dairy or soy, some nice folks have created a Facebook page to encourage Starbucks to offer more non-dairy alternatives. Most coffee shops, Starbucks included, offer soymilk as the one dairy alternative, but many people choose to avoid soy products too. […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]