Is Avocado Toast Healthy?
Before avocado toast took over in the late 2010s, most people just spread butter and jelly over their toast. Avocado toast is a healthier alternative to that. Ripe avocados spread just like butter and are just as tasty. Avocados [...]
Should You Incorporate Smoothies Into Your Diet?
It is understandable for people to want to incorporate smoothies into their diet. Typically, people drink smoothies when they are on a diet, leading to the assumption that they are intrinsically related to weight loss. As so many ingredients go [...]
OBX Makes List of Top Ten Beaches
According to thetravel.com beaches in the OBX are in the top ten of beaches you must visit in the United States of America. The USA has over 95,000 miles of coastline so it is our honor to be on this [...]
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 [...]