Category: Beverages

Orange Cream Shake Recipe

by Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian Turn to the flavorful combination of oranges, bananas and yogurt to create a far healthier version of an Orange Creamsicle Shake. With just five healthy ingredients, you can create a smooth, rich, fruit-packed smoothie that will be a hit among young and old alike. Citrus fruits are packed with disease-protective antioxidant …

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Coffee Gives a Kick to Spring Party Refreshments

Spring brings with it new reasons to celebrate. Warmer weather and longer days create the perfect atmosphere for a lively afternoon cocktail party or a weekend get-together with friends. Add fresh flavor to your spring menus by incorporating an unusual ingredient like coffee into your snacks and drinks. This added detail will make your party …

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Chai Honey Tea Recipe

Experience the health benefits of honey Healthy ingredients are the foundation for a healthy lifestyle. Whether it be a minor addition for flavor, or an increased dosage that completely transforms a meal, finding healthy ingredients that are both nutritious and delicious can enhance your diet and your life. Honey is a diverse ingredient that can …

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Dandelion Blessings! 

The first yellow spots in the lawn and along roadsides are telling me every year that winter is finally over, and that the promise of life has come back, and Mother Earth will provide for us with an abundance of food and beauty again. Shining like little yellow stars they take over controlled lawns. They …

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Recipe for Golden Milk

Need something exciting to sip when you come out of the cold? Swap out the hot chocolate for this sweet treat with heat instead. Golden milk is a traditional Indian hot beverage considered by many to have soothing properties. Simple ingredients combined with ultrafiltered Canadian milk makes for a creamy and delicious version of this …

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Recipe: Berry Blue Smoothie

There’s no better time than the arrival of the new year to resolve to eat better. But “better” doesn’t have to mean boring; not with ample supplies of fresh blueberries, nature’s perfect “superfood”, available all winter long.  Chile’s blueberry crop is being harvested right now, during the southern hemisphere’s summer, arriving in Canada fresh, juicy …

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Healthy Red Cherry Smoothie Recipe

4 small diet changes that can make a big difference The new year is a great time to start fresh. Many people commit to exercise more, stress less or make healthier food choices. Incorporating small, sustainable changes, versus dramatic, large-scale lifestyle shifts, can make it much easier to stick to your resolutions. This year, instead …

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Christmas Drink Recipes from Around the World

Whether your preference is for alcohol or just a warming liquid, you’ll find something in the selections below to lift your holiday spirits. Wassail The basic Wassail hails from Britain where it has been a seasonal favorite for centuries. It’s a delightful mixture that comes in a variety of styles. Ingredients:1 gallon apple cider1 orange1 …

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Cozy Up to a Comforting Mug of Festive Cider

After a day of outdoor winter fun, warm up with this guilt-free variation on a long-time holiday favourite. Made with only a handful of ingredients and lightly sweetened with naturally-sourced stevia, this beverage is tasty, easy to make and sugar-free, so it’s ideal for the whole family to enjoy. Cinnamon Cider Makes 4 servings Ingredients: …

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Sparkling Pomegranate Citrus Berry Punch

This season’s must-try festive holiday punch Greet guests with a beautiful and fragrant holiday cocktail. This punch can be prepared in advance, allowing for easy serving during celebrations. It’s the perfect way to entertain your guests when you are busy preparing the food for your dinner or party. The punch looks magazine-ready with sliced orange …

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