Zero Calorie Gift: Cupid’s Cup Valentine’s Day Herbal Tea

Brew a cup of Cupid’s Cup (photo © Adagio Teas).   “How do we love tea? Let us count the ways,” says Adagio Teas about its Cupid’s Cup herbal tea blend. Cupid’s Cup combines hibiscus, strawberry, and vanilla flavors to brew a cup that’s tangy, sweet, and creamy. Is it a love potion? There are…
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Prosecco: Delicious, Affordable Bubbly Instead Of Champagne

If you want to celebrate the holidays with affordable bubbly, look to Prosecco. It’s great for toasting, for serving with lighter courses—from seafood to chicken and turkey to pasta—and for enjoying as an after-dinner drink. It’s a wine that pairs well with spicy foods, including Chinese, Indian, Thai, and other Asian cuisines. And because of…
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Chocolate Rum Balls Recipe For Christmas: Gluten Free, Vegan

[1] Kōloa Kauai Cacao Rum is used to add spirit to these chocolate-coconut rum balls (photo © Kōloa Rum). [2] Dates add natural sweetness. There’s no sugar added (photo © Good Eggs). [3] Walnuts add protein (photo © Bake Your Day). [4] You can use ditched or undutched cocoa powder (photo © Silk Road Spices).…
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Oh Give Us A Figgy Pudding Recipe (aka Christmas Pudding, Plum Pudding)

[1] Figgy pudding, a.k.a. Christmas pudding and plum pudding (photos #1 and #2 © California Figs). [2] Dried green and purple figs. [3] California dates (photo © Bard Valley Natural Delights). [3] Caramel sauce (photo © Yulia Khlebnikova | Unsplash). [4] For dramatic effect, you can flambé the pudding with warmed brandy, before garnishing with…
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