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Smashed Pumpkin Pie Cocktail for Fall

September 12, 2014 Food

The weather has turned chilly here in St. Louis for autumn and it makes me very happy. One of the things I hear this time of year is about certain coffee drinks with pumpkin flavor, well I’m not really a coffee drinker, I’m more of a cocktail drinker. So here is my nod to the […]

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Grilled Plums with Port Sauce Over Vanilla Ice Cream

September 3, 2014 Food

On Labor Day Hubby grilled and made us a wonderful BBQ dinner but even better was the grilled dessert he made for us. Grilled plums with port sauce that we served over vanilla ice cream. It was the perfect dessert to end our meal. I found the original recipe watching Steven Raichlen’s grilling show recently. […]

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Island Sunburt Cocktail Perfect for Labor Day

August 29, 2014 Food

Labor Day weekend is here and it marks the unofficial end of summer. This week’s cocktail and its tropical flavors is the perfect end for summer, the Island Sunburst. Picture yourself back on the beach relaxing and soaking in the sun. This will be what I am drinking Monday for our Labor Day BBQ. Island Sunburst Cocktail […]

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Beat the Heat with Frozen Cocktail Recipes

August 22, 2014 Food

This summer has been really mild in St. Louis for the most part, but this week the temperatures have finally started to soar along with the humidity. We are looking at heat indexes around 107° F the next few days. I don’t know about you, but for me that is a tad bit oppressive. I’m […]

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5 Shark Week Cocktail Recipes

August 15, 2014 Food

Have you been enjoying Shark Week? Sharks really are fascinating creatures. To finish off Shark Week I thought I would share some cocktails perfect for the occasion. While all of the cocktail recipes today have alcohol, you could easily make some non-alcoholic drinks using fruit juices and sodas and use the garnishes, like the wedge […]

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Arise My Love – Champagne Cocktail Recipe

July 25, 2014 Food

This week’s cocktail is simple and elegant. Arise My Love is a champagne cocktail with just two common ingredients. This would be perfect to add to a breakfast in bed or to serve at a Sunday brunch. Arise My Love Champagne Cocktail Ingredients: 1 part crème de menthe 4 parts chilled champagne (or sparkling wine) […]

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Margarita Chicken Recipe

July 15, 2014 Food

Here is a super easy and super delicious recipe for Margarita Chicken. I served this with green beans that I added cilantro and garlic to and some corn on the cob with lime and cumin. It was a huge hit with both Hubby and I. Had I known it was going to be so good […]

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National Mojito Day and Pineapple Mojito Recipe

July 11, 2014 Food

Another one of these great holidays is upon us. Today is National Mojito Day! Woohoo, I’m happy to celebrate that. I love a good classic mojito but I am finding I enjoy a lot of the newer twists on mojitos as well. This week’s cocktail recipe is a Pineapple Mojito. Doesn’t than sound refreshing? Thanks […]

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Red, White, and Blue Cocktail Recipes for 4th of July

July 4, 2014 Food

Happy Independence Day! Show your patriotic side today by trying one of these red, white, or blue cocktails – or heck, one of each even! Thanks to Cîroc for sharing these recipes with me. Red Berry Sangria 1 ounce Cîroc Red Berry 1 ounce Rose Wine 1/2 ounce Fresh Lemon Juice 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup […]

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High Protein Peanut Butter Oatmeal Recipe For Travelers Made With Protein Bars

July 2, 2014 Food

Traveling is something I do pretty regularly and since I started my weight loss journey I have had to plan ahead for nutritious meals more than I had ever considered them before. Most of the trips I take are for business and they feed you a lot, but occasionally, especially at breakfast, it is hard […]

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