Holiday Warm Spiced Sangria

sangria 1I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving! My mom and I wanted something festive to sip on while the family relaxed and watched The Holiday, so we tried this recipe for warm spiced sangria and just modified it a tiny bit.

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Ingredients:

2 bottles of your favorite red wine

1 cup brandy

1 bag frozen cherries

1 bag frozen peaches

1 sliced orange

1 sliced apple

3 cinnamon sticks

1 cup simple syrup

For the simple syrup, combine 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and then simmer … Read More

Taking Care of Yourself During the Holidays

I am heading to visit my parents for Thanksgiving and I can’t wait to spend time in the kitchen cooking with my family and sipping hot spiced sangria. With all of the traveling, shopping, and activities that come with the holidays, it can be easy to let your own health and wellness slip to the wayside, which can in turn leave you feeling out of balance and stressed out.

The key to staying balanced and feeling good during the holidays is making sure not to stress yourself out. Don’t stress over getting the perfect gifts or making the perfect dinner, … Read More