dragonfruit banana smoothie

Dragonfruit, also known as pitaya, is a beautiful & tropical fruit that has amazing health benefits! It is amazing for your digestive system (you’ll see what I mean after having some) and is packed with antioxidants. I have several sitting in my refrigerator at the moment thanks to my mom, so I’ve decided to try one of them in a smoothie!

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coca-cola float anyone?

For some reason, I prefer coca-cola floats to root beer floats. Probably because I never grew up with root beer, or really, any soda for that matter. There were few occasions when we had soda in the house, and they’re usually leftovers from some party or other. The first time I made this recipe was way back when, when I was in 5th grade. I remember really wanting to try a root beer float because my friends back then were talking about it during lunch time. But there wasn’t any vanilla ice-cream or root beer soda in the house when I got home. All we had was cookies ‘n’ cream ice-cream and coca-cola… I thought, “why not?”

To this day, this is still one of my favorite treats:

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lemon, cucumbers & pomegranate seeds detox water

Good morning! Started off the day by making a quick lemon, cucumbers & pomegranate seeds detox water. I used one small lemon, which I sliced into coins. Lemon juice is known to help stimulate and regulate the digestive track, helping it to flush out toxins. Furthermore, it is high in vitamin C! Next, I used a cucumber that was about 4 inches long, cutting that into coins as well. Cucumber contains citrulline, which is an amino acid that aids the liver and kidneys in removing ammonia. Cucumber is also full of vitamins A, K and calcium! Lastly, my favorite is the pomegranate seeds. I just scooped in half a cup of them to the water. Pomegranate is amazing because it boosts your immune system, lowers your blood pressure, is high in fiber and helps keep your skin youthful – all while tasting amazing!

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Bosie Tea Parlor

There’s nothing like afternoon tea with the besties ❤

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Located on Morton, just south of bustling Bleecker Street in West Village, Bosie Tea Parlor beckons city-dwellers with its atmosphere of serenity and just enough energy. Here you’ll find a selection of over 100 hand-sourced and blended fine loose leaf teas developed by our resident Tea Master Kiley Holliday, along with world-class pastry and macarons hand-crafted by our third-generation French Pasty Chef, Damien Herrgott.

Beyond the unparalleled teas, pastries, and macarons, Bosie also offers a select savory menu using only the freshest ingredients, carefully sourced and largely organic.

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