Coffee Frappe Recipe

Quick and Easy Coffee Frappe Recipe

Delicious and easy to make Coffee Frappe at home.

Coffee Frappe Recipe

Coffee Frappe Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup extra-strong brewed coffee (cooled)

1/2 cup milk

2 tablespoons sugar (or by taste)

1 and 1/2 cups ice cubes

Whipped cream for garnish (optional)

Cocoa for garnish (optional)

Directions:

Combine coffee, milk, sugar and ice cubes in a blender. Pulse until the mixture is well combined and ice is crushed. Pour into tall glasses, top with whipped cream and cocoa if desired. Makes two servings.

Best Foods for Babies & Toddlers

Best Foods for Babies & Toddlers – Infographic

Fruits or veggies first? Bland or flavorful? And how will I know when my baby’s ready?

You probably have ton of questions about solid foods as your baby nears six months. And who can blame you. With so much information out there and so many different approaches everyone has something to say and it can get overwhelming really fast.

Feeding your baby solids should be enjoyable milestone for both of you and not something to stress about. Check out this fun infographic from New Born Baby Zone and take it one day at the time… In no time you both will be food champions!

Share with us in comments When did you introduce solid foods to your baby & What was their first food?

Healthy-Foods-That-Babies-Like-Most-Infographic

Please Note – The above infographic is intended as reference and for entertainment purposes. Make sure your baby is old enough and ready to start eating regular food and that your pediatrician has given you an OK to feed your baby solids and what foods to start with first!

Best Foods for Weight Loss

What You Eat Matters

While exercise helps you build muscle and lose fat, eating healthy plays the biggest part when it comes to weight loss. To successfully lose weight you can’t deprive yourself, but rather choose the right foods like the ones we are listing here. They will satisfy you without overload in calories and give you the results that you want.

Best Foods for Weight Loss

  • Avocados – they are high in monounsaturated fatty acids which can help diminish belly fat.
  • Eggs – eat the whole eggs, because the yolks are full of nutrients.Plus eating eggs at breakfast, or any other meal, can add much-needed protein to your diet. The result is you will feel fuller for longer.
  • Salmon – is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which is great for lowering the blood pressure and a healthier heart. Plus salmon can help you recover faster after a long workout because of its ability to reduce inflammation in your body.
  • Apples – because they are very high in pectin, a soluble fiber that helps you feel full and satisfied apples are great snacks. They will help you feel full longer and eat less at meal time.
  • Cinnamon – the smallest amount of cinnamon has been shown to help regulate blood sugar levels, curb cravings and boost metabolism.
  • Berries – it’s proven that the antioxidant anthocyanin, found in berries, can alter gene activity in fat cells, making it harder to gain weight.
  • Chia Seeds – fiber, protein, omega-3s chia seeds have them all.
  • Lentils – besides being high in protein and fiber, lentils are also a great source of resistant starch, a type of carb that just might make you burn more fat and lose weight faster.
  • Beans – they are great protein source that is low calorie, easy to make and budget friendly.
  • Quinoa – is a super-food for a reason. The pseudograin is an excellent source of protein and fiber to help you feel satiated longer.
  • Sweet Potatoes – high in fiber to keep you full and regulate blood sugar which can help you kick cravings and lose pounds.
  • Hot Peppers – capsaicin, the compound in peppers that makes them hot, has been shown to have metabolism-boosting properties.
  • Popcorn – full of antioxidants and low in calories, popcorn makes a great substitute when you’re craving salty, greasy chips. Just skip the butter!
  • Nuts – a recent study found that people who ate an ounce of nuts a day had higher levels of the feel-good hormone serotonin, which can act as an appetite suppressant. Higher serotonin levels may also help diminish stress levels, a big help when it comes to the fight against belly fat.
  • Dark Chocolate – people who eat a small square of dark chocolate a day report feeling fewer cravings for dessert.
  • Lean Meats – excellent source of protein for building muscle.
  • Green Tea – drinking green tea throughout the day is a great way to boost your metabolism and suppress your appetite while also hydrating your body.
  • Pears – like apples, pears are high in the fiber pectin, which has been shown to help suppress appetite.
  • Oatmeal – change your breakfast cereal for a bowl of oatmeal and you just may see the pounds disappear.
  • Soup – it fills you up, it’s relatively convenient and low in calories. A perfect meal, just make sure to make your own to avoid too much sodium from store bought.

Around the Web: Labor Day Recipes

Labor Day Weekend Recipes

This years favorite recipes from Around the Web for your Labor Day Weekend. Enjoy!!!

7-Layer Pasta Salad

7-Layer Pasta Salad by Food Network

Potato Salad with Horseradish Cheddar

Potato Salad with Horseradish Cheddar by The Chef Next Door

Pulled-Pork Sandwiches

Pulled-Pork Sandwiches by Food Network

Homemade Baked Beans

Homemade Baked Beans by My Man’s Belly

Blueberry Pie

Blueberry Pie by A Cup of Sugar A Pinch of Salt

Homemade Limoncello

Homemade Limoncello by Scrumptious and Sumptuous

Around the Web: Labor Day Weekend

Perfect Recipes for Labor Day Weekend

Perfect recipes for your Labor Day weekend party from Around the Web!

Honeydew and Arugula Salad by Food Network

Ultimate Burgers by My Recipes

Flank Steak With Balsamic Barbecue Sauce by Food Network

Boston Baked Beans by Simply Recipes

Chocolate Chip and Mascarpone Cupcakes by Food Network

Garden Vegetable Pasta Salad by Taste of Home

Around the Web: After School Snacks

Yummy After School Snacks!

Kids need something yummy after school. Try one of these yummy ideas from Around the Web for your kiddos after school snack!

Pretzel Dogs by Fake Ginger

Smoothies for Snacks by GoodLife Eats

Edamame Snack by Healthy Happy Life

Roasted Garlic Bagel Crisps with a Bacon Cheddar Cream Cheese Dip by Food Family Finds

Zucchini Fritters by My Kitchen Snippets

Pepperoni Pizza Puffs by Photo a Day