Non-Alcoholic Drinks

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Healthy Snack Ideas

Full disclosure— I’m always hungry and I love to eat. Here are the snacks I’ve been munching on to keep me satisfied.

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Tea Time

My tea drawer selection ranges from the ordinary to extraordinary. Full disclosure: we reach for the ordinary way more than the extraordinary.

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Hot Chocolate Sticks

These little sticks were a big hit at my daughter’s birthday party last weekend. You take these little sticks of chocolate and stir them into of mugs of warm milk to make hot chocolate.

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Apple Cider Press Party

Last weekend I was transported to my ranch-life fantasy at the annual apple cider-making party at Rancho San Julian in the Santa Ynez Valley. It was a wonderful tableau of a life connected to the land, with a total mix of the community—from nuns to cowboys to a fab French woman in full finery—coming together […]

Caffeine Free Chai

This tea was super simple, fresh, and beat the pants off of any chai I’d ever had.

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Green Juice

The thing is, I really don’t like to stress out about what’s “good food” or “bad food.”

Fresh Friday: Three Things to Kick off July

Feeling fresh with a superb hangover remedy after an evening of celebration. Coconut water spiked with the juice of half a lime replenishes those lost electrolytes, tastes great, and is a whole lot better for you than a pop.