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What is Irish Soda bread, and is it good for you?

March is the month for Irish whiskey, coffee, St.Patty’s day, Irish mash, and… Irish soda bread? This bread was everywhere in Amsterdam when I visited, and it got me wondering what is in this bread so beloved by Europeans. I know what you’re probably thinking, and no, it’s not bread made with Soda. This bread is a traditional bread that originated in Ireland and has made it’s way to the rest of Europe. Even more, with St. Patty’s day around…

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5 Reasons to Love Matcha Tea and How to Make Matcha Lattes at Home

This post was sponsored by Pure Leaf. Thought green tea couldn’t get any better? Think again! There’s a reason matcha green tea is my go-to drink. The powdered texture of matcha makes it perfect for making a cozy latte during the fall and winter. Plus, the benefits of matcha never go out of season. For my matcha, I trust Pure Leaf for a consistently great brew with a delicious taste and pure, high-quality leaves. When it comes to tea, the…

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5 Simple Tips to staying Slim, Healthy and Happy this Holiday Season

October is here, and with it three major holidays full of dinner parties with irresistible food, an abundance of desserts and candy surrounding you, and dates with friends with holiday-flavored lattes and cocktails. With all of the hype, the busyness of our schedules, and irresistible comfort foods around us constantly, it can be hard to keep our health and weight goals. It’s no wonder that we are all pledging to lose weight when January 1st comes around! Follow this 5 simple tips…

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Staying slim the French way: no yoga pants or gym required

A common complaint many of us have when it comes to working out, staying slim, or being fit is that it interferes with our lives in some way. We don’t have time, we don’t want to sacrifice good food or drinks, and we certainly don’t want to miss out on our social life. What if I told you there’s a way to stay slim, healthy and happy in your own skin without ever stepping foot in a gym or sliding…

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4 Must Have Healthy Coffee Alternatives

Everybody’s got their daily fix they just can’t go without. Some are chocoholics, some need their happy hour cocktail, and for many of us, it’s that coffee buzz we crave. Whether you’ve got a predisposition for a quad shot before 9, or maybe it’s just way out of your nature to go the weekend without a feather art latte with friends, there are some must try coffee alternatives for both health and flavor. Try one, or all of these 4,…

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