All Posts By Danielle Elliott

Danielle Elliott is a fourth year student at the University of Tennessee.

12 Days of Healthy Holiday Gifts: DIY Limoncello

by in Healthy Holidays, December 11, 2010
Homemade Limoncello

We’re serving up fresh gift ideas every day from now until December 12. Catch up on the previous gifts here.

When life gives you lemons—make Limoncello!  This classic Italian liqueur is mainly produced in southern Italy and is traditionally served as a sweet after-dinner digestif.

Made from pure grain alcohol or sometimes vodka, this sweet beverage has a powerful kick, but a smooth flavor. This Christmas, I’m giving my friends small individual bottles of Limoncello that I’ve had fermenting since earlier this fall. It only takes one month to make, but the longer it sits the smoother it gets!

Try this smooth spirit as a holiday gift, or make some to bring in the New Year.

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A Vegan Thanksgiving Feast

by in Healthy Recipes, Vegan, November 20, 2010
Seitan En Croute
Seitan En Croute - Image Courtesy Robin Robertson and

It’s so important to have  foods all your guests can enjoy at Thanksgiving! Whether you follow a vegan diet, are hosting vegan guests or just want to change your routine this year, add these vegan takes on Thanksgiving classics to your feast.

Get our recipes for a vegan Thanksgiving feast »