memorial-day-recipes

3 Simple Memorial Day Recipe Ideas to Wow Your Crowd

Coming up short on Memorial Day recipe ideas? It's not too late to bring your A-game this weekend. Brighten up this day of remembrance with two simple desserts and a tasty side from The Minimalist Baker.  Memorial Day Recipe Ideas No. 1 Simple Blackberry...
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3 Interesting Margarita Recipes for Sassy Summer Nights

 Check out these interesting margarita recipes for summer to mix up your nights in Margaritaville! If you're like us, you'll be sipping plenty of classic margaritas this summer. There's nothing more refreshing than sipping on a perfect blend of...
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Try This Super Easy Sesame Seaweed Salad Recipe

My favorite way to start a Japanese meal is with a crisp, cool, slippery seaweed salad. If you ask me, seaweed is one of the coolest superfoods out there. First of all, it's packed with antioxidants and natural iodine. Second, research suggests that seaweed...
peanut butter protein shake

An Energizing Chocolate, Banana, And Peanut Butter Protein Shake

Lately my fellow Spa Week staffers have been whipping up some delicious juice and protein shake recipes. Since the kitchen is super close to the editorial enclave, I often hear the roar of the blender followed by chatter about topics such as the proper...
spicy cocktail recipes

3 Spicy Cocktail Recipes to Heat Up Your Weekend

Cinco de Mayo is almost here so it's time to break out your cocktail shakers and tequila! Check out 3 of my favorite spicy cocktail recipes to start your weekend with a fiery kick! I'm the type of person who puts cayenne pepper and hot sauce on everything....
3 Easy and Healthy Recipes for Busy People

3 Easy and Healthy Recipes for Busy People

Do you sometimes snack on junk food because you're too busy to put together a healthy meal? It's time to put that habit to rest! Check out these three easy and healthy recipes that taste so good you won't believe how quickly they can be thrown together. It's...
cucumber salad recipe

Our Favorite Cucumber Salad Recipe

There’s nothing I love more than a freshly made salad for lunch or dinner during the springtime. There’s just something about the cool, crisp smell of fresh veggies that’s so much more satisfying in the warmer months than when it's cold and dreary. The...
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Don’t Miss The Rioja Wine & Tapas Festival

Mark your calendars – Rioja is coming to the Windy City for the 2nd annual Rioja Week, which kicks off May 2 with the Rioja Wine & Tapas Festival. Rioja Week includes tasting events, special wine flights and food pairings, and discounts in restaurants...
easy egg recipes

3 Quick & Easy Egg Recipes With a Twist

Eggs. I love ‘em. I love ‘em! I love the protein. I love the shape. I love the shells. And I love how easy they are to cook. If you’re not on team eggs, I don’t know what to tell you, except that you’re missing out on one of nature’s most...
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The Perfect Tequila Cocktail: Garden of Eden

I recently attended one of Herradura's "Be the Bartender" mixology classes at The Wren in NYC, where I learned how to make a series of delicious tequila-based cocktails. Here's one of my faves, guaranteed to get your weekend started right! The Herradura...