How to build a smoothie

Smoothies make a great snack, meal replacement, or a pre/post workout meal, especially during these hot summer days. They are convenient and easy to prepare. All you need is a handy blender and a few basic ingredients. I came across this neat infographic with a guide on how to create delicious smoothies.

According to Tess Masters, The Blender Girl, “A basic smoothie is quick and easy, and contains three essential elements: a liquid, a base (fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables) and a chill factor (ice or frozen fruit). Those simple components inspire all kinds of wonderful- tasting blends.”

Find the full article and infographic here


Happy Hour Specials At Nick & Toni’s Cafe

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Nick & Toni’s Cafe, located at 100 West 67th St in the Upper West Side, is offering new happy hour specials beginning Wednesday, July 16th. The following food and drink specials are available from 3:30pm to 6:00pm every day: Buy One Get One Free Specialty Cocktails such as the Greenmarket Berry Rosado and Lillet Mojito […]

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Farmer’s Fridge Vegetable Vending Machine


There’s your typical snack machine stocked with potato chips, granola bars, sweets, cookies, and other prepackaged foods. There’s even an ATM machine for freshly baked cupcakes. Well, now there’s a health conscious vending machine that dispenses fresh salads and wholesome snacks. It’s called Farmer’s Fridge and can be found in Chicago. It’s a really neat […]

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The Seed: A Vegan Experience Festival – NYC – Aug 9th and 10th


The Seed returns on August 9th and 10th with two full days of vegan exploration and discoveries. Whether you’re a vegan or not, the festival will inspire and enlighten you with all the benefits of a earth-conscious, plant-based lifestyle. There will be delicious plant-based foods from New York vegan restaurants, cooking demos, speakers, films, and […]

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Chicago Craft Beer Festival 2014 teams with Sheffield Garden Walk


This year’s 46th annual Sheffield Garden Walk is collaborating with the Chicago Craft Beer Festival, a microbrew event in its third year. Both festivals will be held together Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20 from noon to 10 p.m. Get to the Sheffield Garden Walk by heading over to Sheffield Ave between Webster & […]

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