Keep yourself cool and energised this summer with these smoothies whipped up by health food fanatic Anuj Rakyan, founder of Raw Pressery.There’s nothing better than fresh fruit to beat the heat and the market has a cornucopia to choose from. From dragon fruit to litchi and muskmelons, summer offers a host of interesting produce to create one’s unique spin on juicing. This summer check out cold pressed juices, a blend of fresh fruits and vegetables that is high on taste and greater on nutrition. It retains the highest number of live enzymes and is free of preservatives, chemicals or added sugar. These juices can be blended together with other ingredients to create a quick breakfast, a snack on the go, or a healthy dessert post-dinner. Anuj Rakyan, founder and MD of Raw Pressery, shares a few recipes. So go ahead and try something new with your favourite fruit!
Quench your thirst and cool down with these refreshing cocktails that are great for hot afternoons.ALSO READ 5 delicious foods made better with booze!
When it comes to your drink of choice, there might be more to it than meets the eye. Sure, it’s just a drink, but it’s also a way to rewind and relax. And every type of alcohol comes with a different social vibe attached to it. So though it may just seem like a preference to one drink over another, it’s actually a preferred comfort zone. And that has a lot more to do with who you are as a person.Considering this, what signs are you giving out when you nurse a glass of your preferred drink? Scroll on for our interpretations of what your go-to drink says about your personality.
The friends are coming! The relatives are coming! Whether you’re looking to ease the stress of a huge family that isn’t always on their very best behavior or to raise a glass to celebrate all the many things you’re deeply thankful for, it’s nice to have a special cocktail available for the crowds that gather together to celebrate all the holidays at this time of year. To scale this up for 10 people, you could multiply by 10 and discover you’ll need 20 ounces whiskey and 10 ounces sweet vermouth.
By Marshall BrightWe love freshly fallen snow and cute scarves as much as the next girl. But sometimes, all the cold weather and heavy layers can get us feeling a bit…down. Which is how we know it’s time to curl up with a cup of hot chocolate and get our spirits up (and our fingers warm). And since the winter can get long and dark, we’ve collected some of our favorite hot chocolate recipes from around the Web, so you’ll haven plenty of delicious drinks to sip on till spring.Stuffing Recipes for EVERY Thanksgiving5-Ingredient, $5 Thanksgiving Sides14 Scary-Sounding Food Words & What They REALLY MeanDo You REALLY Know Where Your Food Is Coming From?4 Brunch Hacks That Will Save You Time & Money
Preparing drinks for your Halloween party shouldn’t be scary. Make one (or a few) and ask your guests to bring the alcohol. Related: 30 Photos Of Unretouched Butts, In Case You Forgot What They Really Look Like Mix up these six easy punch recipes for your Halloween party or ANY time this fall or winter. Hot Buttered Rum) Hot in every sense of the word, this sultry warm rum punch gets a serious kick from cayenne pepper. Hot Buttered Rum) Makes 6 drinks Ingredients 8 oz spiced rum (Kraken is best) 8 tbsps butter (1 stick) 6 oz water 4 tbsps brown sugar 1 tsp ground nutmeg 2 cinnamon sticks ½ tsp cayenne pepper 1 red apple, sliced Instructions 1.
New Orleans has always been a site of healing — even before the French Mississippi Company officially founded the Louisiana city in 1718. 1300 years before Europeans colonized the swampy land, the Mississippi culture, a mound-building Native American civilization, thrived in the bayou, using the herbs of the land for healing rituals linked to the cycles of agriculture. After les Français and los Españoles moved in with their European-trained pharmacists and brought in African slaves who had their own medicinal traditions, Louisiana’s apothecary heritage became as creole as its music, cuisine, and language.