Gluten-Free, Black Bean Brownie Balls

Here’s another healthy, gluten-free treat from my friend, Reshma Shah, MD. Her black bean brownie balls are a simple, delicious snack you’ll be glad you have on hand. Reshma suggests adding a touch of spice (cinnamon or cayenne for a kick!) and garnish with your favorite additions. I used ground coconut and hemp seeds; you could try nuts […]

Bloody Orange Tequila Cocktail for Halloween

This Blood Orange Tequila cocktail is perfectly gruesome for Halloween! Ingredients 3 ounces fresh blood orange juice 1 oz fresh lime juice 2 oz tequila 1 oz Grand Marnier a lime wedge Instructions First, salt the rims of your glass. Use a lime wedge to moisten the edge of your glass. We used Snowy River Orange Cocktail Salt from Amazon but you can probably find red salt […]

A Last Easy, No-Bake Halloween Treat!

Need a last minute treat for a Halloween party? This couldn’t be easier with store-bought cupcakes!, All you need: Chocolate-frosted chocolate cupcakes Oreos Edible Googly Eyes. Use Oreo halves for the ears and pop on edible googly eyes. The hardest part? Cutting the Oreo so here’s a tip: wet a sharp knife with water. Hold the knife halfway across the […]

20+ Tasty Treats for Halloween

Here are some of our favorite treats for Halloween–some of them are even healthy to balance to heavy sugar intake! 1. Batty Cupcakes Keep it simple: turn ordinary store cupcakes into something festive. Just add googly edible eyes and oreo halves for wings to make your batty little cakes. 2. Peanut Butter Spider Cookies If you love the peanut and chocolate […]

Halloween Cocktails: Vanilla Pumpkin Martini

Ingredients 2 ounces vanilla vodka 1/2 ounce cream liqueur 1/2 ounce pumpkin liqueur Dip in the rim of your glass into a shallow bowl of water to wet the rim of a martini glass. Then, dip the glass in black salt to cat the edge. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour in the vodka and cream liqueur. Shake it well. […]

Amazing Recipes for a Cause

When I was first married, and working, and having babies, and didn’t know a thing about cooking, I relied heavily on cookbooks I would pick up on the discount pile at Barnes and Noble. As we’ve become more tech oriented, I look a lot up online (usually right here on Tips,) but just like I […]

Grilled Avocados

I love avocados–alone, on toast, in a salad or taco. But like with any food, grilling them gives them a wonderfully smoky flavor. Cut them in half and make an edible bowl or grill slices and throw them in a salad. Plus, they’re a great source of fiber and high in fat – but the good healthy kind […]

25+ Ridiculously Refreshingly Cocktails

Nothing Says Summer Like Some Refreshingly Cold Cocktails! Tart & Frosty Frozen Lemonade Szechuan Coconut Cocktail Ocean Blue Margarita Watermelon & Gin Lemonade Spiked Vodka Raspberry Lemonade Cool as a Cucumber Margarita Slushy Margarita Shots Blueberry- Plum Vodka Mojitos Grapefruit Cocktail Frozen Margarita Sangria Lemonade Firefly Cocktail Lillet Rose Cocktail Sweet Tea Lemonade White Wine Sangria […]

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