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Healthy Alcoholic Drink Recipes

by Michael Kwan - on Jun 11th 2012 - No Comments
Two Manhattan Cocktails in Martini glasses

Indulging in a little bit of the happy juice doesn’t have to have an adverse effect on your waistline or your blood sugar levels. Believe it or not, there are plenty of great healthy alcoholic drink recipes out there that are just as tasty and buzz-inducing as their not-as-healthy counterparts. Remember that we’re talking...

Low Calorie Alcoholic Drinks

by Michael Kwan - on Jun 6th 2012 - No Comments
Low Calorie Alcoholic Drinks

When you’re on a diet, every calorie counts. You’ve switched from your double mochaccino to simple black coffee. You’ve abandoned the glazed donut for low-fat yogurt and granola. The same philosophy needs to apply to your search for great low calorie alcoholic drinks. One of the reasons why people on diets are told to...

Healthy Alcoholic Drinks For Men

by Michael Kwan - on May 16th 2012 - No Comments
Healthy Alcoholic Drinks For Men

Summer is right around the corner and that means you’ll likely be spending more time on patios and at backyard barbecues. Not that you’d really need either of those excuses to get a drink, but it could mean more alcohol in your future. How do you avoid packing on the pounds, though? You could consume one of these healthy alcoholic drinks...

Healthy Alcoholic Drinks For Women

by Michael Kwan - on May 14th 2012 - No Comments
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Hello, ladies! Might I interest you in a drink? When you’re at the bar, it can sometimes be difficult to find healthy alcoholic drinks for women, since so many of them have a lot of calories. Many of those mixers spike the sugar content too. This can wreak havoc on both your diet plans and your otherwise healthy lifestyle. What...

Sources Of Sustainable Energy: 5 Snacks And Drinks For Better Performance

by Luke McKinney - on Oct 6th 2011 - No Comments
(Image: hfng / iStockPhoto)

We all know that caffeine is liquid performance, but rushing to the coffee shop every five minutes can hamper your productivity. Especially as you need to rush to the bathroom every three minutes. Buying your own coffee roaster can help cut down the costs of time and money, while jars of instant coffee are a great way to advertise that...

10 Home Cooking Recipes That Don’t Require Cooking Expertise

by Michael Kwan - on Sep 25th 2011 - 1 Comment
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I’ll be the first to admit that I’m pretty useless in the kitchen. I’ve always said that the only things I know how to make are toast and reservations…and the toast usually comes out burnt. While I won’t say that I take solace in knowing there are others like me out there, it is good to know to there are...

7 Smart Systems For Cool Summer Drinks

by Luke McKinney - on Jul 25th 2011 - No Comments
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Smart people might look at the summer sun shining down and think “photosynthesis,” but smarter people are thinking “this is great!” as they enjoy a cool drink with good friends. It’s party season with patios, decks (both house and yacht), barbecues, and picnics providing more fun and relaxation than the...

The 6 Smartest Summer BBQ Accessories And Gadgets

by Luke McKinney - on Jun 25th 2011 - 1 Comment
Barbecue

With the summer sun shining down, it’s time to get out and enjoy yourself. The summer barbecue with friends is the very image of relaxation, but chilling out doesn’t mean you have to be stupid. Even the most enjoyable task is improved with a little thought and the right tools, and if you’re prepared to put extra effort...

5 Cunning Culinary Contraptions (And The Smartest Book In Your Kitchen)

by Luke McKinney - on Apr 18th 2011 - 1 Comment
Modern Kitchen

A bad workman blames his tools, while a smart one loves them — and has better ones. People complaining about consumer culture only do so because they’re consuming the bad stuff. The glory of a capitalist society is how it rewards people prepared to spend a bit to make their life better — a bit of money on the products,...

6 Spectacular Coffee Systems

by Luke McKinney - on Feb 7th 2011 - 1 Comment
Care for a coffee?

This site is all about productivity and pleasure, which means you either already love coffee or it’s your first time here. Caffeine is the ultimate upgrade for the human body, an organic cheat code so wonderful that God or nature or physics set things up so that it grows out of the ground. It’s sunshine, improved, and we’ve...