The weekend is here and it’s time to make a cocktail or two.  I recently tried Van Gogh’s Pomegranate Vodka.  Which you can easily drink on the rocks or mixed into a cocktail.  This vodka has a few different fruits in it that make it a more complex than other pom vodka’s.  The pomegranates that Van Gogh uses are from Spain.  The other fruits that are in this vodka are strawberry, cranberry and orange.  It’s not overly sweet there is a balance of sweet and bitter in the flavor.  It also received 95 points from Wine Enthusiast.  Here are some recipes I made with the pom vodka.     Cocktail One (I couldn’t think of names for these) Ingredients 1 tablespoon of pomegranate seeds 1/2-1 teaspoon of superfine sugar (to taste) 2 lime wedges 1.5 oz oz of Pomegranate Vodka 2 ounces seltzer Directions Mix seeds, sugar, and lime…

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By now you have heard of Bulletproof coffee and while that is a trend now.  It may not be healthy for everyone.  It is a lot of calories and is supposed to be a meal replacement.  But the reality of drinking coffee with butter is that it can raise your cholesterol and deprive you of the nutrients you need. Coconut oil in your coffee or tea is better.  It’s better because you can still have your breakfast in the morning and it will increase your metabolism.  It is also like a cleanse so you will be cleaning out your gut when drinking this.  I have been drinking it every morning for a week and have lost 3lbs. Everyone is different and will get different results but I have noticed a difference in my waist line. I would start off with one tablespoon of coconut oil in your coffee or tea…

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  Beet Hummus is a nice twist on regular hummus.  It tastes delicious and the color is so pretty.  This is really easy to make and very healthy.  Hummus is a great snack for healthy living and weight loss. Beets help lower your blood pressure.  If you are a runner it will help lung capacity and it will also help you run faster and longer.  It applies to any type of workout.  It has nitrates that turn into nitric oxide that enhances your tolerance for exercise. Beets also help fight inflammation, so it protects internal organs and enhances their performance. Beets are high in immune-boosting vitamin C, fiber, and essential minerals like potassium (essential for healthy nerve and muscle function) and manganese (which is good for your bones, liver, kidneys, and pancreas). Beets also contain the B vitamin folate, which helps reduce the risk of birth defects. Ingredients: 2 medium-sized beets…

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