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Category: Beverages

Green Tea, Coffee and Weight Loss
[ 3 ] 01/21/2014

Green Tea, Coffee and Weight Loss

Being part of the Shrinking Jeans community, you already know that healthy weight loss results from a combination of clean eating, healthy lifestyle, physical activity, adequate sleep and balanced stress levels. There is no silver bullet, no magic potion that will miraculously melt away the flab, but small additions, such as regular consumption of certain […]

Calories In Holiday Alcohol Beverages Add Up
[ 0 ] 12/14/2013

Calories In Holiday Alcohol Beverages Add Up

It’s a celebratory time of year. There are parties to attend and family get-togethers, all of which toast to, and celebrate, the past year and the year to come. The holidays are in full swing, complete with specialty beers, champagne bubbles and cocktails that will warm you from your head to your toes. Knock back […]

I Have a Soda Problem
[ 12 ] 11/04/2013

I Have a Soda Problem

      Hello friends, My name is Ann and I have a soda problem. I am a coke addict. Not the kind you shoot up your nose. The kind you pour over ice and buy from the local grocery store, or gas station, or Sonic ohSonicwhatdoyoudotoyourdrinkstomakemewantmore? or fast food place where ever you go!! I admit […]

Juicing vs. Smoothie: Who Wins?
[ 8 ] 08/08/2013

Juicing vs. Smoothie: Who Wins?

“What’s better: Juicing or smoothies?” I’ve been hearing this question a lot lately. There are a lot of ways to answer this, so let me just say this: Neither. Both juicing and smoothies have incredible health benefits. It’s not an either/or situation. It’s a both. To help decide what to drink and when, let’s take […]

12 Reasons to Hydrate for Health
[ 2 ] 07/18/2013

12 Reasons to Hydrate for Health

The human brain is 95% water. Blood is 82% water. And the average human body is at least 60% water. Water is the single most important substance for sustaining life and promoting optimal health. Yet the average person drinks a mere 20 ounces of water per day. When we starve our bodies of water, they […]

Run The Hood Sponsor Shout Out: CLICK Espresso Protein Drinks
[ 0 ] 05/25/2012

Run The Hood Sponsor Shout Out: CLICK Espresso Protein Drinks

We are so excited to have CLICK as a sponsor for Run The Hood!  Here at the Sisterhood, we’ve been CLICK’n for more than 3 years now! What? You don’t know what CLICK is? You must be new around here! CLICK is an espresso protein drink (yes, it’s a marriage made in heaven) that you […]

10 Starbucks Drinks That Won't Blow Your Diet
[ 9 ] 05/20/2012

10 Starbucks Drinks That Won’t Blow Your Diet

Coffee. I love coffee. I drink mine black, but when I stop at a coffee shop, it’s easy to get lured into ordering something a bit more adventurous, which often means more calories, sugar, and fat. Did you know that if you drink a Grande Double Chocolaty Chip Frappuccino, you will be consuming 500 calories, […]

Recipe: Super Duper Smoothie
[ 1 ] 11/20/2011

Recipe: Super Duper Smoothie

Thanksgiving is upon us. Food, food and more food. I always vow I won’t overindulge. And then?  The stuffing, the gravy, the mashed potatoes – they form a coalition to completely wreck my willpower. Cranberry sauce joins the party and I’m defenseless. I wake up the next morning in a shroud of regret, doing the […]

Recipe: 120 Calorie Pina Colada!!!!
[ 4 ] 07/24/2011

Recipe: 120 Calorie Pina Colada!!!!

Hail to Martha Stewart! She found me a Pina Colada I don’t have to feel bad about and I tried it out in the most perfect place possible: beach vacation. I read it this week in Martha Stewart Living Magazine which I didn’t know I subscribe to but apparently I do. (Now every day can […]

Use Your Melon!
[ 1 ] 07/03/2011

Use Your Melon!

During my recent pregnancy, the only insatiable craving I had was watermelon. We probably went through at least three personal sized seedless watermelons per week, because my three year old son is also addicted. He actually will sneak into the fridge for watermelon. I can’t complain. Watermelon is a great low calorie way to satisfy […]

Lighter Memorial Day Side Dishes, Desserts, and Cocktails
[ 1 ] 05/29/2011

Lighter Memorial Day Side Dishes, Desserts, and Cocktails

Are you having a wonderful Memorial Day weekend? We hope so! If you’re planning on firing up the grill tomorrow, we have a couple of suggestions to help keep your meal on the lighter side. You know, so you don’t have that post holiday regret because you couldn’t walk away from the potato salad…. Lighter […]

Try this: Tofu!
[ 2 ] 05/26/2011

Try this: Tofu!

It’s time to shake things up in the kitchen a little bit and introduce some tofu to your diet. Since fresh tofu is offered in so many different textures, this protein power house is a great alternative to meats in main courses, but is also a perfect addition to smoothies, eggs, dips, and soups. This […]

Taste Of Sisterhood: V8 Bloody Mary
[ 5 ] 11/06/2010

Taste Of Sisterhood: V8 Bloody Mary

How do you round out the perfect hangover brunch? With a perfect Bloody Mary of course! Because: I am reviewing the delicious array of V8 juices this week and decided that a V8 cocktail would be a great way to tie the two in and… And because I’ve never even had a bloody mary before and… […]

Food Friday :: HAPPY HOUR!
[ 4 ] 10/22/2010

Food Friday :: HAPPY HOUR!

Yo! What is going on with all of my people, tweeps, and sisters(and brothers)?! OK. It’s Friday! And with Friday comes one of my favorite things… HAPPY HOUR! Let’s talk about this for a few minutes, shall we? If you are like me, almost nothing is better than a good happy hour. You leave work […]

Smoothies!
[ 5 ] 05/09/2010

Smoothies!

As the weather warms up, I inevitably start getting a taste for smoothies. Also, my goals for the 21 Days Challenge are to eat fruits regularly and to have more yogurt during the day. Smoothies definitely fit that bill!  Here are a few recipes that I am dying to try… The Carb-o-nator Smoothie Ingredients: 1 […]