4th Annual Uncorked & Uncapped Wine, Beer, & Food Fest

I have some exciting news for y’all today! If you follow me on Facebook, you probably saw this post earlier this week about The Arc of Essex County’s Uncorked & Uncapped 4th Annual Wine, Beer, & Food Fest coming up on September 28, 2017. And if you don’t follow me on Facebook, what are you waiting for? Anyways, this is

Cranberry Apple Mulled Wine

Disclaimer – This recipe for Cranberry Apple Mulled Wine was entered in Cape Cod Select Blogger Recipe Challenge.   The week following Christmas and right before New Year’s Eve always feels like a black hole to me. I can never remember what day it is, weekday or weekend, because everyone’s off for the Holidays, and it’s messing with my mind. For

Peach Protein Smoothie

This Peach Protein Smoothie is easy to make and can be enjoyed anytime and anywhere. Great for on the go breakfast, snacks, or lunch. The tapioca pearls in your smoothie make for a sweet munchie at the end! Yesterday was a tough day for me. When I got home from work, my baby boy Willy (my dog), looked horrible. His

Sweet Spicy Monkey Boba Tea

You’re going to love this Sweet Spicy Monkey Boba Tea! It’s a fun & refreshing ice tea drink made with Adagio Tea’s signature blend, Sweet Spicy Monkey, freshly squeezed orange juice, tapioca pearls, honey, and vanilla. I’m so happy to be sharing this Sweet Spicy Monkey Boba Tea recipe with y’all. For starters, the tea is my blog’s namesake, Sweet Spicy

Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Smoothie

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Smoothie is perfect for breakfast, lunch, snacking, after a workout, or when you’re craving something sweet but don’t want to cheat on your diet. You won’t believe its also dairy-free, gluten-free, with no sugar added. You might not believe it, but this Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Smoothie won’t break your diet. Lately my smoothies have

4th of July Recipe Roundup

A recipe roundup of some of our favorite foods for 4th of July celebrations!  This year is just flying by so quickly! I can’t believe we’re already halfway through the year and y’all know what that means? Yep, Christmas is right around the corner. But let’s not hurry up the winter holidays just yet. We still have to celebrate one

Strawberry Banana Beet Smoothie

Some big things are in store for Sweet and Spicy Monkey this month. The first (and probably biggest change) is Sweet and Spicy Monkey will be moving to a new location on the World Wide Web. Yes, it’s finally going to happen! Sweet and Spicy Monkey is getting it’s very own .com site! I’m so excited with this move as

Warming Winter Cocktails for Cold Nights

It took awhile for winter to get here, but now that it’s here, its not letting up any. We’re getting more rain here in Georgia, with another cold front, and the weatherman is even talking about snow again…Ugh! Arctic polar fronts, rain, sleet, ice, and snow….I’ve had enough! No, this Cali girl could never live in Michigan or Canada. I really