This is what I drink now instead of soda! So easy and so much better for you too! Use what fruit juice you like, but apple, grape and cranberry are favorites! This will be a favorite for kids and adults on hot summer days. Aadapted from Whole Foods.
You can use this instead of sugar to sprinkle over hot or cold cereal, toast, etc. Adapted from the program Helping Your Child Eat Well from 3ABN. Enjoy! Be sure to use dried fruit that is not too moist and sticky or it will not grind well.
To keep your hands and feet soft and supple, use this! Lemons and limes are a great source of natural fruit acids that dissolve dry skin and sugar is an excellent exfoiator. This recipe comes from Suzi Weiss-Fischman, OPI executive vice president and artistic director, via from Better Homes & Gardens magazine. The scrub is similar to their OPI Tropical Citrus Scrub.
Created in Venice, Italy, then promoted in restaurants such as the Olive Garden, this drink is now widely popular in the US, particularly in the New York area. This is a non alcoholic version of the classic bellini.
Adapted from a Meal Master recipe, this will make a great gift in a basket with the spices, a nice salad bowl, salad tongs, maybe a pretty small pitcher for pouring the dressing or a nice dip bowl. Have fun!
This recipe was adapted from Chef Revsin of Driscoll Strawberry Associates, Inc.
You can find the lavender flowers in the herb sections of the supermarket. Or try 2 to 3 whole cardamom seeds in place of the lavender-lovely!
Whole Story blog readers were asked to submit their best holiday appetizer for less than 50 cents each piece. Here's their favorite, from Jo R., who got her recipe printed in The Whole Deal value guide and received a $50 gift card. This easy to assemble appetizer features the winning combination of creamy goat cheese, tart apples, rich nuts and tangy ginger.