CINCO DE MAYO: Frozen Cranberry Margarita

What does cranberry juice have to do with Mexican cuisine? Nothing: There are no cranberry bogs in Mexico. But in the name of fusion, you can celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Frozen Cranberry Margarita. It uses antioxidant-packed unsweetened cranberry juice as a healthy mixer:   FROZEN CRANBERRY MARGARITA RECIPE Ingredients 6 ounces tequila 6…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Low Carb & No Carb Valentine Treats

Enstrom’s sugar-free toffee so delicious, you won’t believe it’s sugar free (and kosher, too). Photo courtesy Enstrom.com. Abstaining from chocolates and other celebratory foods on Valentine’s Day is no fun—unless you know how to find great treats that you can have. Take a look at our calorie-free Valentine’s Day gifts. If you missed out on…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: Red Cocktail Ideas

Mix up some passion for Valentine’s Day. Photo courtesy Grey Goose. You still haven’t found your perfect Valentine’s Day cocktail? We’re here to help! How about something red? Something vodka? Something sexy? And delicious, of course! Try the Lovesicle, Midnight Moment or Pair-tini from Grey Goose. All blend infused vodka (pear or orange) with Valentine…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Portabella Eggs Benedict

Plan for a special Valentine’s Day breakfast or brunch tomorrow. Eggs Benedict are a popular choice. Put a twist on them by placing the eggs on a yummy portabella mushroom instead of the toast. You can have toast, of course: Use a heart-shaped cookie cutter to cut out “croutons” from slices of toast. Put one…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: Chocolate Vodka Cocktails

Chocolate cocktails range from sweet to spicy to sizzling, like “Hot Lips,” above. Photo courtesy Van Gogh Vodka. Chocolate has been called the “fruit of love,” so it’s no wonder that it’s the favorite gift for Valentine’s Day. Long thought of as an aphrodisiac, there’s a scientific basis to the claim. Chocolate contains phenylethylamine, the…
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