3 Ways to Know Your Beauty Product is Eco-friendly

It’s time to seek out personal care products that nourish not just our bodies—but also our planet. Luckily, more and more personal care companies are committing to producing cleaner, safer cosmetics that support health and sustainability. Today, “regenerative agriculture” is…

Rosehips for Healthy Hips? Yes!

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Chunky Roasted Corn + Jalapeno Fritters

In the spirit of the summer pepper season, I decided to bring a little heat to basic chunky corn fritters with fresh jalapeno. If you like a lot of spice, simply leave more jalapeno seeds in this recipe. I used…

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Refreshing Grapefruit-Blackberry Summer Blenders

Refreshing Grapefruit-Blackberry Summer Blenders

Make a refreshing drink at your next party with this icy citrus berry combo.  For an adult twist, spike these slushies with a shot of tequila, vodka or rum.

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine grapefruit juice, orange juice, soda water and agave; blend for a few seconds to combine.
  2. Before adding ice to blender, prepare highball glasses by muddling six blackberries in the bottom of each glass until fruit is jammy.
  3. Add ice cubes to blender mixture, and blend until a slushy consistency forms.
  4. Pour slushy over blackberries, and garnish with a lime slice and mint sprig.

PER SERVING (6 ounces): 45 cal, 0g fat, 0mg chol, 0mg sodium, 11g carb (2g fiber, 9g sugars), 1g protein

With permission from New Hope Blogger at Delicious Living

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