ROSÉ WITH A TWIST

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Rosé is a type of wine that incorporates some of the color from the grape skins, but not quite enough to qualify it as a red. It’s produced with something called the skin contact method. This is when grapes used to make red wine are crushed and their skins are allowed to remain in contact with the juice for a short time, usually one to three days. This may be the oldest known type of wine and is made from a wide variety of grapes and can be found all over the world.

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DESH X COFFEE PIMPS

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You guys know I LOVE coffee! I worked at Starbucks as a barista for almost 10 years and ever since I left I’ve become sort of an advocate for small mom-and-pop, local coffee shops.

Okay okay I know the UK isn’t exactly local… but you guys know as much as I’m obsessed with coffee, I’m even MORE obsessed with the UK, especially London so this coffee had me at hello.

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FRUITY PROTEIN SMOOTHIE W/ COLLAGEN – VITAL PROTEINS

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Okay, so I’ve been using the heck out of my Nutri Ninja and making a ton of smoothies lately and I have to say, this one is my favorite so far!

Why is it so amazing???  It’s packed with strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, full of anti-oxidants and contains two delicious collagen powders that have tons of benefits!

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SUPER GREEN COLLAGEN SMOOTHIE – VITAL PROTEINS

Collagen is so important and has so many benefits including helping prevent the signs of aging.  I LOVE Vital Proteins because they understand the benefits of collagen and all their products are gluten-free, NON-GMO, whole-food-based & cruelty-free!  Collagen is basically the “glue” that holds our entire bodies together.  For more amazing benefits on collagen, see my post here.

As usual, this smoothie recipe is fast, easy and SUPER healthy!  This one uses two of my favorites from Vital Proteins listed below and is more for those health conscious super green lovers that like that earthy good-for-you taste if that makes sense.  If that’s not really your thing, I recommend adding a little cinnamon in the recipe to sweeten it up a bit.

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