Jun 7, 2011

Low Calorie Summer Beverages: Iced Russian Tea

I have never been an iced tea lover.  Forced into trying it–through thirst or politeness–it seemed either cloyingly sweet or tongue-bitingly bitter.  But in my quest for alternatives to Diet Coke, iced teas are simply too big to ignore.  Even better, tea has been linked to a number of health benefits from delivering a healthy dose of antioxidants to possible cardiovascular … Continue reading

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

Jun 4, 2011

Lo-Cal Summer Beverages: Homemade Lemonade

I spent years as a Diet Coke Addict. In the early days, I had many food vices, but as coffee, wine and chocolate became healthy, it was all I had left. Now even that is gone; you see… I have given it up. Trouble is, I still relish the flavor. I know how the ex-smoker feels. Plain old ordinary water … Continue reading