2021 Year in Review for Island Smoothie

Happy New Year to everyone reading this. We hope that 2022 will be a great one for you. 2021 certainly had its share of challenges but we find ourselves in a new calendar year now with a renewed sense of [...]

Open for the Holidays

The Outer Banks are seasonal in regards to business, tourism and surfing. The summer season is when tourists flock here and spend their vacations in the sun and sand. For the locals, we enjoy seasons too. The holiday season is [...]

The Origins of Coffee

Coffee. This delicious yet strange drink which has taken the world by storm centuries ago has never let up. What is it and where did it come from? In certain parts of the world there are other warm drinks which [...]

Feeding the Immune System

The purpose of food, of course, is to supply our bodies with energy. The energy comes in the form of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. These molecules are delivered to us by the food we choose to eat daily. But we [...]

Upcoming Events for Kids in Outer Banks

As you are all too aware, many of the events planned for this summer have been canceled due to the virus. But, in this article we will be featuring a handful of events that seems to still be good to [...]

Have You Tried Avocado Toast?

A very popular item on our menu is avocado toast. As you may have guessed or already know, this is fresh avocado on toast. But, there are several ways you can order it. The OG - This is fresh avocado [...]

Healthiest Store Bought Green Juices

If you are shopping and you have the need for some healthy green juice but don't feel like making it yourself, rest assured, there are some quality products available. Of course, everyone knows by now that many juice companies put [...]

Health Benefits of Having One Smoothie Per Day

Most of know that an all natural smoothie is good for you. But just how good for you is a fresh all natural smoothie? One study suggests eating all fruit meals at least once per day is a perfect way [...]