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9 Herbaceous Cocktails to Kick Start Spring

Toast spring with these herbaceous cocktails.<p>With spring just around the corner, it’s time to ditch the hot toddies and shake up something a little …

8 New (and Even More Delish) Smoothies That Will Help You Lose Weight

Don't juice; just drink these.

Fitness

Sweet Herbal Smoothie

Less than 15 minutes<p>1<p>1 cup coconut water<br>• 1 lemon, peeled<br>• 1 thick slice pineapple<br>• Handful spinach<br>• Handful fresh basil leaves<br>• Handful fresh mint leaves<br>• 1 …

Perfect Your Morning With This Easy, Seasonal Smoothie

Photo: Courtesy of Kitchen Konfidence.<p>If you are looking for a substantial breakfast beverage that is nutritious, delicious AND easy, this is the …

Breakfast

Sometimes you just really need a green smoothie (spinach + pear + ginger): http://thekitc.hn/1haqRAl

Pomegranate Margaritas

Okay, I’m just going to be honest with you.<p>I’ve been sitting here trying to write this blog post for the last twenty minutes or so. The things I …

The Maine Squeeze (Blueberry, Oat, and Ginger Smoothie) Recipe

Adding a little cooked oatmeal to this blueberrry smoothie means it has serious staying power.<p><b>Note:</b> This recipe is a great way to use leftover cooked oats. If you need to make some from scratch, bring 1 1/2 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan. Add ½ cup steel cut oats. Reduce heat to low and …

Recipe: Green Smoothie with Spinach, Pear, and Ginger

To make a thicker smoothie, stir the ground flaxseed with 2 tablespoons of water and let stand at least 2 hours or overnight.

Recipes

Orange-Tangerine Smoothie Recipe

Tangerines and honey lend a light sweetness to this creamy, citrusy drink.<p><b>Read more: From the Blender: Creamy Orange-Tangerine Smoothie</b><p>Ingredients1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice from about 1 1/2 navel oranges2 tangerines, peeled and quartered, seeds removed4 ounces (1/2 cup) full-fat, plain …

Melon-Mint Smoothie Recipe

This mellow breakfast smoothie brings together ripe cantaloupe with a squeeze of lime and a dollop of yogurt. You can adjust the honey to taste depending on the ripeness of your melon. If you throw your cantaloupe in the fridge the night before, you'll get a colder smoothie.<p><b>Read more: From the</b> …

6 healthy winter smoothie recipes

Raspberry-Pomegranate Smoothie<p>This exotic fruit may not be homegrown, but it’s in season and available in Canada through the winter months. Bonus: …

Smoothie Recipes for Kids

01 of 05<p>Strawberry smoothies are a classic favorite. With fresh fruit and no-sugar-added juices, this strawberry smoothie is far healthier than many …

Cherry Vanilla Almond Smoothie Recipe

This sweet, summery, and simple vegan smoothie is packed with fruit, nuts, and not much else, but it could definitely pass for dessert. My nine-year-old taste tester said, "I could drink this all day." And I might just let her.<p><b>Note</b>: I'm no proponent of single-purpose kitchen tools, but a decent …

Rubies & Thorns

1 serving<p>Blood orange kicks up the vitamin C, potassium and antioxidants in this bracing cocktail. Citrus is a great way to release a little extra water weight—so you can detox (a little) while you drink.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 ounces blood orange juice<p>1/2 ounce gin<p>1 teaspoon lemon-thyme simple syrup*<p>4 …