Lemongrass-Scented Rice Noodle Salad with Mint and Cilantro

I'm a huge fan of iced tea.  My mother drank it all day long.  What I just recently learned is that tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world next to water, and can be found in almost 80% of all U.S. households.  Did you know that: ·  On any given day, over 158 million Americans are drinking tea. ·   Approximately 85% of tea consumed in America is iced. ·   Iced tea now the most consumed beverage at lunch time Next Wednesday is apparently National Iced Tea Day (I'm really not sure who's responsible for declaring these … [Read more...]

Pure Leaf™ and Gail Simmons Help Provide Fresh Produce Nationwide

Living in NYC, I am certainly spoiled when it comes to accessibility to farmer’s markets. Every weekend there are two farmer’s markets that set up their stands with gorgeous organic fruits and vegetables within 10 block of my apartment. I had never really given too much thought to the fact that I have endless access to fresh, organic foods. That was, not until I went to a media luncheon the other day sponsored by Pure Leaf™ Iced Tea and Gail Simmons (TV personality) and special projects director of FOOD&WINE magazine.  The luncheon … [Read more...]