I’m not one to pass up a cocktail, but I also don’t want to consume a ton of sugar or unnecessary calories. I realize that no cocktail is healthy for you, but if you’re going to have a drink or two, you can choose lower calorie options that are still delicious and sometimes even nutritious. Here are 7 low-calorie cocktails (you need to try)! 7 Low-Calorie Cocktails (You Need to Try) Skinny Pina Colada The…

Hi, friends! Hooray! It’s finally starting to feel like summer is on the way! It’s about time since we had such a longgggg, cold winter, and I am desperately in need of sunshine! 🙂 Last weekend, I was having major flashbacks to Mal and my amazing WODs and Paleo Retreat that we took a few years ago. We have SUCH great memories from that trip! After sweating it out most of the day, we spent a…

Hey guys! Happy FriYAY! I can’t believe the weekend is here! What a crazy, busy, and totally fun week it’s been – and now the weekend is here! Holy cow, the summer is already flying by! Since it’s Friday and all, here’s the next edition of What I’m Loving Lately! Hunter Flip-Flops – Ooooh, yes! I love my Hunter boots so much and wear them a ton, so I was pumped to see that the brand…

Hi, guys! Happy weekend!! Here’s a refreshingly delicious juice recipe from my new book. It’s one of my favorites and perfect for summer! And here’s a chance to win a copy of my new book: The Part Time Vegetarian (PTV) Smoothies and Juices! I will pick 5 winners to receive a copy! To enter: Just leave a comment on this post about your favorite smoothie or juice! I’ll randomly pick 5 winners on Wednesday. Good…

I love everything about summer, especially getting together with friends and family at outdoor parties and barbeques. I mean, who can resist good times, good friends, good food, and good drinks? There’s nothing better than an iced cold cocktail on a hot summer day. Am I right? When I am hosting a get-together at my home, or when I am invited to attend a barbeque or party, I love making my favorite (ridiculously simple) sangria…

Remember this insanely delicious cocktail from the other night? Well, I successfully recreated it at home! Wahoo!! This Skinny Piña Colada has nowhere near the fat and calories of a regular Piña Colada because I used coconut water instead of coconut cream and added just a splash of pineapple juice. Skinny Piña Colada Ingredients: 2 oz Barcardi Rock Coconut Rum 5 oz coconut water 2 oz pineapple juice Directions: Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with…

What can I say? I’m a gal who enjoys a good cocktail every now and then! Of course, we all know that most drinks are filled with lots of “empty” calories, but I’ve found ways to slim-down my favorite cocktails without limiting the fun! Check out my tips and tricks below. Just say no to high-calorie fruit drinks Most fruity drinks are loaded with calories and sugar- some have as many as 300 calories per…