FruitBouquets

Healthy and Natural Fruit Detox Recipes

February 23, 2017
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Selection of colorful smoothies

It’s no surprise that many of us would like to be a few pounds lighter now that bathing suit season is right around the corner. But more importantly, we all want to look and feel healthy! While there have been a lot of fad cleanses and diets that have come and gone over the past few years, few have actually stuck around and been proven to work (let’s not forget the South Beach diet, the Mediterranean diet, the Atkins diet, and the Paleo diet).

But rejoice! You don’t have to adhere to the latest diet craze to feel healthy — really! The secret to a healthy body is sitting on your kitchen counter, or maybe even in your garden. Fruit cleanses have become the popular alternative to these one-hit-wonder diets, because they are easy to do, inexpensive and can be incorporated into any diet. Continue Reading…

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DIY Fruit Masks for Your Hair and Skin

February 23, 2017
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For those of us who are self-proclaimed “do-it-yourselfers,” DIY face and hair masks are an essential part of any home beauty routine. We all know fruits are full of vitamins and minerals that are necessary to any diet, but it turns out you can benefit from the power of fruit without ever eating them (though we still suggest you do)! If you don’t have the time to go out searching for a product that’s perfect for you, or you just want to avoid all the chemicals found in traditional masks, we’ve got the best, all natural, and easy-to-make masks for every skin and hair type. Continue Reading…

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Tips For Making the Perfect Margarita

February 17, 2017
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On Wednesday, February 22nd, we will honor one of our favorite poolside drinks – the margarita. With its three simple ingredients, triple sec, tequila and lemon or lime juice, the margarita has been a popular fruity cocktail since the early 1900’s. And while there are nearly a dozen origin stories for the margarita, with restaurants all across Mexico claiming to have made the first one, all we know for sure is that it’s as delicious as it is popular. In honor of National Margarita Day, we’re telling you the top 5 ways to take your bartending skills to the next level. Continue Reading…

Fruit Facts, Party Food

Best Food & Wine Pairings

February 13, 2017
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Two glasses of white and red wine with food at sunset, toned

Wine lovers know just how well the perfect wine can bring out the flavors of their favorite foods. Some wine and food pairings are well known – like a full-bodied red with red meats, or white wines with fish. But for those of us who prefer boxed wine over Cheval Blanc 1947 (which yes, is one of the most expensive wines in the world, at $33,000 a bottle), not all pairings are so obvious. If you’re planning a fruit and wine tasting or just want to embrace your inner sommelier, here is our guide to wine and fruit pairings.

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How To Find Perfectly Ripe Fruit

February 8, 2017
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fruit-in-supermarketWhat isn’t there to love about fruits? They’re delicious, sweet, and best of all healthy. The only downside is that they can be a challenge to prepare (pomegranates anyone?). Whether you’re getting ready for a big party or just making dinner at home, these fruit hacks will make your life just a bit easier. Continue Reading…

DIY Fruit Crafts

How To Make Fruit Love Bugs

February 3, 2017
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Looks like you caught the “love bug”! These cute little fruit lady bugs are fun and easy to make with your kids, give as a homemade gift to your loved one, or a perfect and healthy dessert to share with your friends and family!

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How to Make A Vodka Infused Fruit Football Helmet

February 1, 2017
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SCORE! Be the MVP at this year’s football party. With all those pretzels, chips and dips – you will definitely want to make room for this! This watermelon football helmet filled with vodka infused berries, melons and other fruits is sure to be a touchdown with guests!  If this fruit arrangement was 10 yards away would you be the first down to eat it? Continue Reading…

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Top Romantic, Aphrodisiac Fruits

January 31, 2017
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In Greek mythology, Aphrodite was the goddess of love, desire, beauty and procreation. Not only was she considered the most beautiful woman in the Universe, she also had magical powers that compelled everyone to desire her – and let’s face it, isn’t that the only super power we all really want?

For centuries, certain foods have been believed to have aphrodisiac properties, capable of increasing sex drive. Whether they actually make you perform better or just spice up date night, here are some of the most aphrodisiac fruits. Continue Reading…