How to Make a Skinny Margarita

How to Make a Skinny Margarita

Enjoy your favorite cocktail without all of the guilt! This simple Skinny Margarita is an amazing way to imbibe without all of the calories and sugar. Fresh, easy and completely delicious! How to Make a Skinny Margarita Have you ever been to a bar or restaurant, ordered a margarita and got an ultra-sweet, syrup-y drink? This has happened to me on more than one occasion and because of it, turned me off of margaritas for quite a long time. Then, one glorious day, my husband decided to make a skinny margarita at home. It's was like an entirely different drink! No heavy, sugary mix - just fresh lime juice, tequila, Cointreau, and in this case, agave nectar - making the drink low in calories and sugar. This delicious skinny margarita is wonderfully fresh, simple and depending on how much Continue Reading...

Pineapple Margarita

Pineapple Margarita

An amazing way to enjoy a fresh, delicious margarita! This easy Pineapple Margarita recipe is just 5 ingredients and comes together in moments. Fabulous for your next happy hour or celebrating Cinco de Mayo! Pineapple Margarita Are margaritas your cocktail of choice? You're definitely not alone. Margaritas, when mixed properly and with good ingredients, can be an amazing cocktail. This Pineapple Margarita recipe is a fantastic spring and summer drink and amazing as an outdoor cocktail. These are also fantastic for Cinco de Mayo, and a must-have beverage anytime you're enjoying Mexican food. With the addition of pineapple juice and fresh pineapple wedges, this cocktail is nothing short of spectacular! Not overly sweet or syrup-y, this drink has just the right amount of lime-citrus, Continue Reading...

Lemon Raspberry Mimosas

Lemon Raspberry Mimosas

Mimosas brought to a whole new, glorious level! These Lemon Raspberry Mimosas are made with fresh raspberries, lemoncello liqueur, and topped off with a Champagne Rosé. Your brunch just got even more fabulous! Lemon Raspberry Mimosas Do you love a good brunch cocktail? We don't brunch out very often, but when we do, I'm always inclined to order myself a delicious Mimosa, Tequila Sunrise, or Salty Dog. I think it's rather funny that drinking in the morning is socially unacceptable, unless it accompanies breakfast food on the weekend. In this instance it is not only acceptable, but almost makes brunch even more amazing and fabulous. Because I'm more inclined to make my family a yummy Saturday or Sunday morning brunch at home, I've begun keeping all of the ingredients on hand to make Continue Reading...

60 Amazing Holiday Cocktail Ideas

60 Amazing Holiday Cocktail Ideas

The most amazing holiday cocktail ideas perfect for your next Christmas Party! Add a little extra holiday spirit to your Christmas or New Years party with these amazing holiday cocktail ideas! Everything from holiday Mules, Vodka cocktails, Fruity Sangria's, Champagne drinks, and especially hot toddies. Your party will definitely be one to remember this year! Are you thinking of hosting a Christmas, holiday or New Year's party this year? The holidays are a wonderful time to gather friends and family and have some cocktails. I've teamed up with some of my fellow food bloggers, and we've come up with an incredible list of mouth-watering holiday cocktail ideas that are sure to add a little extra holiday spirit to your soiree! We have over 60 cocktail recipes are are sure to suit Continue Reading...

How to Make a Brandy Alexander

How to Make a Brandy Alexander

Brandy Alexander - the Classic Cognac Cocktail Want to know how to make a Brandy Alexander? With just 4 simple ingredients, this sophisticated cognac cocktail will be your new favorite libation for holiday parties, or your own personal happy hour! Up until a few weeks ago I had never had cognac or brandy. But while asking my husband what he thought was a classic holiday cocktail, he immediately said, "You can never go wrong with a Brandy Alexander!" Intrigued, I started doing a little research, and discovered that you didn't need much to make this classic cognac cocktail - just 4 ingredients. Jason then prefaced his comment with the following statement, "Don't buy cheap cognac. Get the good stuff...the stuff that's behind the counter." Once again intrigued, I then asked what Continue Reading...

Slow Cooker Honey Roasted Mixed Nuts

Slow Cooker Honey Roasted Mixed Nuts

This post was created in partnership with ALDI. All photos, opinions, and recipe are 100% my own. How to Pair Your Favorite ALDI Wines with Snacks Absolutely love ALDI wines? Don’t we all! Here’s three amazing wine and snack pairings that are perfect for your next girls night in, movie night with your spouse, or happy hour at home! My friend Jill and I are always trying to get together for drinks. With our busy schedules, spouses, kids’ activities and school commitments, it seems like going out is more of a hassle than it is a relaxing evening. For us, having a night where we can just throw on some yoga pants, enjoy some wine and watch a movie is always more relaxing than fighting the bar crowd. Jill and I decided we were overdue for one of our movie nights! With this in mind, I Continue Reading...

Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake

Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake

Turn a Pumpkin Spice Latte into a healthy, delicious breakfast! If you love a PSL but don't like all the calories, sugar and fat, then you've gotta try this Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake! Make with REAL pumpkin and spices (not a syrup) this pumpkin protein shake is amazing for a healthy breakfast or post-workout drink! I've been really trying to do a better job of starting my day off with a nutritious breakfast. Most mornings during the week I'm heading off to the gym as soon as I drop of my son at school. With this in mind, I don't want a heavy breakfast, but instead something that will give me a bit of energy and still help me feel full through the rest of the morning. I also need something really quick.  Between getting my son ready to go to school, I typically don't have time to Continue Reading...