Do you eat breakfast everyday? Do you take more than a minute to scarf it all down? The majority of Americans believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but only a fraction actually take the time to eat something that will do their bodies good. Here are some interesting facts on how America starts their day.
Cinco de Mayo is just a few days away and what better way to celebrate than with a delicious cocktail? No? What about a nice, refreshing brewski? What about combining the two? Oh, yeah. We’re serious.
We saw the recipe for these Frosty Bulldog Margaritas on Cooking Stoned (a blog authored by Jerry James Stone, mind you…) and couldn’t resist. Get the recipe here – and don’t forget to use your trusty Magic Bullet!
Want to make a classic margarita? Try our Best Frozen Margarita Ever. Period. instead.
Or just have a beer. Or a classic lemonade. Or try our equally incredible (and virgin) Cucumber Limeade. Your choice.
¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo!
For the sake of your own dignity, don’t do it.
An article recently published online by Pediatrics warns about the dangers children and young adults face when they ingest large quantities of cinnamon – not as a routine part of their diet, but in spoonfuls with no water and usually on camera.
A recent internet trend shows young people taking this ‘Cinnamon Challenge’ and the horrifying results it induces. (We won’t show you the clips, but you can watch some examples here and here.) Aside from its sheer ridiculousness, doctors say taking this ‘challenge’ poses serious health threats, including “long-lasting lesions, scarring and inflammation of the airway.” The stunt led to 178 calls to Poison Control Centers and at least 30 youth ultimately needed medical attention.
Let’s put our cinnamon to better use, no? Here’s a recipe that’s easier on the lungs – but feel free to record yourself drinking it and let us know how you like it!
- 1 banana
- 1/2 tablespoon Ceylon cinnamon
- 1 tbsp cacao powder, nibs, or chocolate chips
- 1 cup almond milk (or more for desired consistency)
Add ingredients to your Magic Bullet cup and blend until smooth.
A few ingredients from your pantry, a quick whirl in your Magic Bullet, and you’ve got scrumptious French dressing! Thanks to the Edgy Veg for sharing this recipe.
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 1/2 cup white vinegar
- 1/2 cup oil
- 1 garlic clove
- 2 tbsp chopped chives
- 1/4 tsp Sriracha
- 1/4 tsp celery seed
- 1/4 tsp liquid smoke
- 1/4-1/2 cup sugar
- Add ingredients to your Magic Bullet cup and blend until smooth.
The high-paced intensity of Iron Chef? The biting nastiness of Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen? What about the saddening state of food education in Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution? Here at Magic Bullet, we love our food shows. Sometimes we eat while we watch. It’s terrible. But the shows are great, and that made us wonder: which food show is your favorite?
Here are all the shows we could think of in a minute. Which ones would you add to the list?
How did you feel when you discovered Pop-Tarts? Comedian Jerry Seinfeld let’s us know his reaction, which included the back of his exploding. We don’t have food anymore, he says. It’s done. But we can’t say it as funnily as he can, so we’ll let him do the talking.
Wondering how to cook your virtual date a meal she’ll never forget? We’ve got the perfect geek’s cooking guide to help you through the process, so grab your iWatch, your robotic spatula, and let’s get started!
St. Patrick’s Day is near! Green shirts and green buttons and green wigs are sure to be seen, but let’s not forget the important stuff – green drinks. Yes, St. Patrick’s Day is oft celebrated with spectacular green cocktails, shakes, and yes, even beer. Well, we’ve got some perfect drinks that would surely make the patron saint of Ireland proud. Lucky for you, St. Patty isn’t around to have any, so that means more for you. You’re welcome.
- Cinnamon and sugar for rimming glass
Equal portions of:
- Sour-apple schnapps
- Lemon-lime soda
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, mix vodka, schnapps, lemonade and lemon-lime soda. Shake well. Dip rim edge first in water, then in dish with sugar and cinnamon mixed together. Strain mixture and pour into glasses. Mmmm, delicious!
Homemade Shamrock Shake
- 1 oz. Creme de Menthe, green
- 1/2 oz. Vodka
- 1 sprig Mint
- 1 scoop Ice Cream, vanilla
Place the ice cream, milk, food coloring, and peppermint extract into a blender. Puree until smooth; pour into glasses to serve.
Leave out the alcohol for delicious virgin versions of these drinks.
From veggies and fruits to poultry and tea, we want to share some of the healthiest foods for your body. Tell us what you think, do you agree with the list below or are there some you’d scrap?