Aloha Coconut Smoothie

JillianBreakfast, Cocktails, Food, Vegetarian6 Comments

I have just touched down in New York and all I am craving is this healthy coconut smoothie created by Fraiche Nutrition. This is a must try if you’re like me and love a good tropical twist on everything. Not to mention it’s totally healthy and a great way to sail into fall sans extra baggage aka a cold or …

Homemade Healthy Caeser Mix

JillianCocktails, Food, Vegetarian5 Comments

As most of you probably know by now, I am hooked on cold pressed juice and have been drinking it for a few years now!! As much as I love the taste, I don’t like the ones that are toooooo sweet. I’ve been on the hunt for a tomatoe based juice but with no luck, I finally asked Alex from …

Sparkling For Summer

JillianCocktails, Food, Holiday Favourites, Vegetarian4 Comments

I don’t know about you … but I LOVE sparkling water. Instead of buying endless amounts of perrier, I finally invested in a Bonne O home carbonation system!!! I didn’t realize how easy it was to actually just whip up your own carbonated beverages … let alone your own tailored drinks and cocktails. This will be a crowd pleaser at any summer …

How To Wine Tour: Part 2

JillianCocktails, Food, Life, My Heart, Travel2 Comments

At last … I am sharing Day 2 of the most amazing Wine Tour ever in the Okanagan and Similkameen Valley!!! What did you think of Part 1??? Did it make you want to get on the next plane and start touring yourself!? Well let me tell you … Day 2 just gets better and better. Although my liver may not …

How To Wine Tour: Part 1

JillianCocktails, Food, Life, My Heart, Travel6 Comments

Planning a wine tour isn’t all fun and games…although the wine tour itself definitely is!!! There are a few key points you need to decide on right off the bat so that you are sure to create the best trip possible…. 1. Who are you going with? 2. How many days are you going for? 3. How far will you …

Margaritas Arándano

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Arrrrrriba!!!! The time you’ve all been waiting for…the unveiling of the delicious Cranberry Margarita recipe!!!! AND just in time for the weekend!!! Everything in moderation right…..??? Now that it’s the New Year and I’m gung ho on my health kick…I’m STILL hosting “winter” get togethers. SO…I created this recipe with my health and calories in mind but something that’s also enjoyable …

Food Friday: Chocolate Caliente

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As promised last week…I am sharing with you my very own recipe for Chocolate Caliente. This creation is PERFECT for the holidays when you’re spending time relaxing with family and friends. It will warm you up from the inside out. It doesn’t get much better than this!!! Pssst…the secret ingredient…Casamigos Tequila!!!  Warning you…this may blow your socks off!!! Ingredients: 3 tbs of …

Pink Peppermint

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HO HO HO Happy Saturday….and Happy Holidays!!! It’s the season of cheer and spending time inside with friends and family!! I hope you all are having a wonderful and relaxing weekend….and these drinks will make it THAT much better!!! Anything that’s the colour pink and rimmed with crushed peppermint can instantly make me smile!!!! Who doesn’t like pink candy canes!?!? …

Food Friday: Nectarine Mojitos

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You know how much I love my BC Tree fruits….and this Nectarine Mojito is no different! This recipe is a fun way to get your delicious fruit intake while cheersing to the weekend!!! Perfect to make as your end of summer beverage for your last few BBQs! Ingredients (Serves 4) 2 cups BC Tree Fruit Nectarines, sliced Generous handful of …

Creamy Limoncello Zipzicles

JillianAppies & Snacks, Cocktails, Dessert, Food, Vegetarian3 Comments

Has anyone ever wondered how to make portable homemade freezies or pops?!?!? I am IN LOVE with my Zipzicle Ice-Pop pouches…they are the ultimate summertime must have!!!! You can literally make any cocktail, mocktail, maybe even some fresh pressed juice, pour it into the zipzicles, freeze, and enjoy!! Such an easy way to have a little treat after dinner!! Ingredients 6 Zipzicle pouches 1/2 …

Food Friday: Roasted Cherry Basil Sangria

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After sharing my love of Jacob’s Creek Moscato last week, I received SOOO MANY requests for a sangria post using this delicious, refreshing wine…so here you are, just in time to celebrate the 4th of July!!! I am OBSESSED with cherries, so when they’re in season, I use them in anything I possibly can!!!! This sangria was no different…SOO SIMPLE to make …

Food Friday: Canada’s Cocktail

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HAPPY CANADA DAY LONG WEEKEND my beautiful Canadians!!!!! What better way to celebrate this weekend than with CANADA’S OFFICIAL COCKTAIL?!?! Sharing a suuuuper delicious classic recipe with all of you!! Americans, if you’re not familiar with this cocktail, it is similar to a Bloody Mary, but ooooohhhh soo much more delicious!!!!! Try it this weekend! Ingredients 4 oz. Clamato juice …

My Bachelorette Recap: Episode 6

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WHOOOAAAAAA….does anyone feel like this season is WAAAYYY more emotional and dramatic than previous seasons?!?! I feel like I’m on a roller coaster watching every episode!  Good thing I had my glass of Jacob’s Creek Moscato to accompany me for the ride!!!!!!! Not only does it have a light, refreshing taste, but Jacob’s Creek also loves the Bachelorette just as much as I …

Food Friday: Watermelon Frosty

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Sharing a SUPPPPER easy AND pretty healthy cocktail to kick off the weekend!!!! Who can say no to watermelon and coconut?!?!?! Ingredients Frozen watermelon cubes Coconut water & coconut milk (equal parts) Coconut Vodka Directions 1. Cut one large watermelon into cubes. Place in container and freeze. 2. Blend the frozen watermelon cubes with equal parts coconut water and coconut …