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Adam West / March 24,2020

Get Ready: Healthy Tips For Spring!

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Spring is approaching and it’s hard not to daydream about beach weather. But…have you fallen behind your healthy New Year’s resolutions? Follow my simple Healthy T lifestyle tips to clean up your act this season! Healthy eating tips and lifestyle improvements can be as easy as a clear spring morning.

 Healthy Tips For Spring!A little boost of Vitamin C from Healthy T!

Seasonal Recipes: Ways to Use Fresh April Produce

Try mixing healthy seasonal produce into foods you already enjoy! Aim for 3-5 servings of seasonal fruits and veggies every day. If you don’t have the time to re-stock, buy fresh produce items in bulk and freeze immediately to maintain nutrients.

Here’s a list of fresh foods to pick up at your local supermarket:

  • Asparagus
  • Avocados
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Citrus fruits (oranges, grapefruit, lemon)
  • Leafy greens (kale, spinach)
  • Mushrooms
  • Peas
  • Sweet Potatoes

I enjoy chopping up asparagus, broccoli and mushrooms to add to an omelet. Sometimes, I’ll spread tomato sauce over a pita, add chopped veggies with a little bit of cheese, and bake it in the oven (400 degrees for 8-10 min.) for a healthy, single-serve pizza. Plus, check out this Paleo Pizza Crust.

 Healthy Tips For Spring!

Adam West / March 20,2020

5 Easy DIY Cocktail Recipes You Should Try for Your Party

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Did you know that Americans spend around $1,500 on party planning each year?

Although a large portion of this budget goes toward alcohol, you don’t have to serve your guests fancy drinks to get the party started.

Do you want to know some awesome party drink recipes that are sure to please any crowd? Keep reading to learn how to prepare 5 easy party cocktails for your next gathering.

1. Island Breeze Punch Cocktails

If you want to help your guests loosen up, nothing is more relaxing than the fruity flavors of Hawaii. This island breeze punch mixed drinks recipe is made with pineapple juice, cranberry juice, vodka, sparkling water or soda, and fresh fruit as an optional garnish. The best part about making punch is that guests are welcome to serve themselves so you can tend to other duties as the host.

2. Strawberry Peach Frosé

If your friends love drinking rosé, you can treat them to this amped-up version of a rosé smoothie. To make this recipe, you’ll need rosé, frozen strawberries and peaches, white rum or vodka, and a liquid sweetener of your choice. Once you combine all of these ingredients in a blender, you can have a thick, refreshing, and boozy treat in less than a minute.

3. Grapefruit Kombucha Margarita

Since the kombucha trend has taken the world by storm in recent years, why not elevate this flavorful drink by turning it into a margarita? This recipe only requires tequila, lime, grapefruit, simple syrup, and kombucha. If you want to impress your friends, you can wait to serve them their drinks and use the cocktail shaker in front of them like a real bartender.

4. Citrus Cosmopolitan

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