Jul. 29th, 2014

How to Stay in Shape at the Height of Summer

Whether it’s because the child in us still equates its languid, structure-less days with freedom or because escaping winter’s clutches one more time really does feel like cause for celebration, summer provides most of us with an exhale that feels both well-earned and deliciously stolen. Long, easy days lead to late and leisurely dinners with

Written By Dina McQueen
Jul. 25th, 2014

5 Refreshing Iced Tea Cocktails for Your Summ...

Plenty good on its own, iced tea also packs a mighty punch when paired with fruit, juice, liquor and more. Whether you’re embarking on a leisurely afternoon of drinking with close friends, or you’ve got 45 people about to descend on your home for a night of revelry and fireworks, here are five easy and delicious cocktails that you can make from some tasty iced teas.

Written By Dina McQueen
Jul. 21st, 2014

Got Thirst? Pour a Glass of Iced Tea

In the throes of summer with soaring temperatures and humidity, the urge to quench our thirst is strong. But you can’t trust thirst alone. Experts tell us that by the time you actually feel thirsty, you are already dehydrated! Just how much fluid do you require for optimal health? Let’s quench our need to know

Written By Dina McQueen
Jul. 18th, 2014

Chocolate Chip Eucalyptus Frozen Yogurt

What better way to cool off than with a delicious and healthy frozen treat? This homemade frozen yogurt recipe will have the whole family screaming for more. And the best part is you don’t even need an ice cream maker!

Written By Dina McQueen
Jul. 17th, 2014

Try This Gentle Food-Based Summer Detox

Summer is a great time to purify your body with a detox regimen. Ripe tomatoes, fresh berries, crisp Romaine, sugar snap peas and sweet watermelon will whip your sluggish digestion, weary brain and low-level energy into shape in no time.

Written By Dina McQueen
Jul. 16th, 2014

Infographic: Tea Culture In America

Come with us on a journey as we explore the impact tea has had on America and its culture.

Written By Dina McQueen
Jul. 9th, 2014

Matcha Green Tea Banana Ice Cream Recipe

This interesting alternative recipe offers a simple, low-cost way to enjoy a delicious green tea banana flavored ice cream. The green tea and banana add a healthy note to your ice cream, and you’ll get to enjoy a unique and flavorful dessert that you won’t run into easily anywhere else.

Written By Dina McQueen
Jul. 8th, 2014

7 Tips to Protect Yourself From Summer’s Su...

Having a good time on a summer day carries risk as well as reward. Avoid dampening your summertime spirit by taking these eight preventive measures when you’re out in the sun and heat.

Written By Dina McQueen
Jul. 6th, 2014

A Simple Plan for a Healthy Summer Picnic

With summer’s arrival, we’re relishing warm, sunny weather and it’s a perfect time for a summer picnic. Here are some tips and recipes for a safe, delicious and healthy picnic party.

Written By Amy Hendel
Jul. 6th, 2014

Spend a Fun, Full Summer Outdoors With Buddha...

In many ways, July is summer’s crown jewel. Fireworks light the sky between the iridescent pulsing of fireflies. Sweet and cooling watermelon fills our mouths, its juice running down our chins, hands and arms. Backyard barbecues turn into pool parties, and vibrant slices of ripe heirloom tomatoes grace what seems like every table at almost

Written By Dina McQueen