What’s in Your Favorite Coffee Drink?

Cappuccino, caramel macchiato, pumpkin spice latte, extra whipped cream mocha—we all have our favorite coffee drinks. They’re sweet, delicious, and give an extra boost of energy. Who wouldn’t love that, right? While these drinks are a tasty treat, they typically have a lot of extra saturated fat (unhealthy fat) and added sugar. While fat and … Read More


Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Ingredients:  -1 Cup Skim or 1% Milk (Plus 1 Tablespoon) -4 Teaspoons Unsweetened Cocoa Powder -1 Teaspoon Honey -1 Peppermint Tea Bag Directions:  -Heat one cup of milk in a microwave safe container for about one minute -Add 1 tablespoon of milk and the cocoa powder to a mug  -Mix with a fork until it makes … Read More


Healthy Eggnog

Eggnog is a class holiday drink enjoyed by many. However, it has never been known as a healthy choice. If you don’t want to miss out on a flavorful tradition, try this healthy eggnog recipe instead! Ingredients:  ½ Cup Lowfat Vanilla Yogurt ½ Teaspoon Cinnamon  ¼ Teaspoon Nutmeg  1 Banana (sliced and frozen)  ½ Cup … Read More


Holiday Eggnog, Make it Healthy

‘Tis the season for favorite holiday foods and drinks. Eggnog is a classic holiday drink that is quite tasty but can be a bit high in fat and calories. Between the heavy cream, sugar, and eggs, eggnog can quickly become a real calorie buster. There is good news; you don’t have to give up the … Read More


Berry Purple Smoothie

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 20 ounces pineapple chunks 2 cups blueberries, frozen 1 1/2 cups cubed ice 6 ounces lemon-flavored, nonfat yogurt Directions In a blender, combine all ingredients and process until smooth. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. … Read More


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