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12 Days of Healthy Holiday Gifts: Herb’s Eggnog

by in 12 Days of Holiday Gifts, Healthy Holidays, December 3, 2010

Puerto Ricans have our own version of eggnog: coquito! My mother would always make this icy coconut-based drink for the holidays — a mouthwatering tradition. But it can still be heavy on the calories, so these days, I make it lighter with a few easy tweaks. Here’s how to make this classic holiday drink, plus how to package it up for a a unique, delicious homemade gift.

12 Days of Healthy Holiday Gifts: Homemade Spice Blend

by in 12 Days of Holiday Gifts, Healthy Holidays, December 2, 2010

We’re serving up fresh healthy gift ideas every day from now until December 12. Catch up on the previous gifts here. Big things can come in small packages, especially when it’s big flavor in a small container. Making your own spice blend is a great DIY holiday gift for foodies in your life who areRead more

12 Days of Healthy Holiday Gifts: Homemade Vanilla Extract

by in 12 Days of Holiday Gifts, Healthy Holidays, December 1, 2010

Starting today, we’re serving up a new healthy gift idea every day for 12 days!  First up: from-scratch vanilla extract your friends and family will love. Using high-quality, pure vanilla extract can make all the difference in baked goods and whipped cream, but the good stuff can get pricey! You can make some that’s beyondRead more