RECIPE: Boozy, Spicy Hot Chocolate For National Hot Chocolate Day

There are easy ways to celebrate National Hot Chocolate Day, January 31st (although, hopefully your celebration extends beyond a packet of instant mix). And then there are the recipes that transform a cup of hot chocolate into something very different and special. This recipe adds a touch of the exotic, with tamarind puree.    …
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Pancakes With Your Ice Cream Scoop

[1] Mix the batter and scoop it onto the griddle (photos © Krusteaz). [2] Krusteaz makes blueberry pancake mixes in regular and protein versions.   January 28th is National Blueberry Pancakes Day. Blueberries are out of season, so this is another one of those food holidays that doesn’t make a lot of sense. Hey, blueberry…
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RECIPE: Vegan Potato Burgers For Veganuary (Aloo Tikki)

Veganuary is a food event that began in the U.K.: an annual challenge run by a U.K. nonprofit that promotes and educates about veganism. It encourages people to follow a vegan lifestyle for the month of January. The event began in 2014, and participation has more than doubled each year. Some 400,000 people signed up…
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FOOD FUN: Popcorn Candy Balls

[1] Make mini popcorn balls in your favorite colors (photo © National Popcorn Board). [2] You can buy bags of popcorn or pop your own (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [3] Popcorn trail mix is easy to make. Here’s the recipe (photo © Delicious Meets Healthy). [4] You can flavor popcorn with herbs…
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APPLIANCE: Cuzen Matcha Maker For Easy Matcha Tea

[1] Enjoy a cup of matcha effortlessly, with Cuzen Matcha (photos #1 to #5 © Cuzen Matcha). [2] You can turn the whisked matcha into a hot or iced latte. [3] The ground matcha leaves drop into a cup of hot water, where they are whisked into a froth with a magnetic whisk. [4] Dried…
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