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Healthy Cocktails You Can Order at any Restaurant

  We've all been there. You sit down at your favorite restaurant, ready to order vegan portabellos fajitas and sip lightly on water when you realize you fancy a skinny cocktail to go with your meal. But what can you order? Beer is heavy, wine stains your teeth. You're in need of a healthy cocktail, but nothing comes to mind! Look no further and explore the options we've found below!    Hello, Paloma. Made from equal parts tequila, grapefruit juice, and club soda. Some bartenders will serve it up with a salted rim, and all should be happy to oblige if you request it. For a homemade version, try this recipe from Food with Feeling. We've all heard of the white...

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The Sexy and Classic Cosmopolitan

“The truth was, vodka was my only ally.” - Carrie Bradshaw Oh, the Cosmopolitan. The drink that launched a thousand hangovers. If you are thinking of this as a fruity, nonsense drink, you are missing so much and I urge you to give this orangey, boozy sip of heaven a second chance. Those ladies from Sex in the City had something right, this drink should be solidly in your repertoire of “what should I drink tonight?" 90% pure booze, the splash of cranberry and kiss of lime act to accentuate, not cover, the delicious orange flavored vodka and liqueur that make up this timeless cocktail. Let’s be real though, if you’re at a bar/club that never closes before 6am and lights are always...

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Healthy Drinks and Low Calorie Cocktails

  There comes a time in every craft beer lover's life where she needs to set aside the IPAs for a season and sip on some lighter fare. If that time is here, sit back and sip lightly on these six low-calorie cocktails that are sure to satisfy.   1) Fresh Frozen Blueberry-Lime Margarita drink crafted by Andrea at Beautiful Eats & Things. All the fun of a margarita with the added benefit of antioxidants and fiber from the blueberries. This drink is great for summer. Yum!   2) Marisa Moore Nutrition serves up this Sparkling Pear Prosecco Punch.  Another fruit + alcohol = delicious and light combo. Pears are perfecting light and delicate and pair (no pun intended!) wonderfully with Prosecco.   ...

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Holiday Party Dresses

    The holidays cue in a season of extra sparkly, extra feminine and just altogether extra-ness. Fashion follows suit with sequins, bows, and a feminine color palette. Here are six takes on this fabulous fashion season from fashion and style bloggers. Julia Engel from Gal Meets Glam has her new holiday collection at Nordstroms. If you've been following Julia you know pretty and pink is her signature look and she doesn't disappoint with her new collection. Both of these looks are festive and pretty and work well for both Christmas and New Year's parties.   Where are my laid-back West Coast princesses? This next one is for you. Mix fabulous sequins with a cozy chenille sweater and call it...

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5 Warming Winter Soups to Warm your Way through Winter

  Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful, and since there's no place to go, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! And let us eat soup. Here are 5 number of soups to warm your chilly little self this winter. Where are my pickle people? This one is for all the weirdos out there. Dill Pickle Soup with Ham from Salt & Lavender. They tell me it's Polish. I'm telling you it's tasty. We made this soup with leftovers from a Christmas ham and I'm so glad we did. It's unlike most soups I've had, but it has a creamy goodness with a tangy delight!   With just a few ingredients and...

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