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Model Miranda Kerr is sharing recipes on Net-a-Porter & I love it

Supermodel and mother Miranda Kerr is giving some stellar healthy eating tips as part of a new web series for fashion site Net-a-Porter, entitled “The Body Beautiful.”

“My morning routine starts with warm water and lemon,” Kerr says. “It really helps kickstart the digestion.” These gems, the recipe for her Ultimate Breakfast Smoothie, knowledge on ingredients (and all with still time to gawk at the gorgeousness) makes it a must see. Check it out below. Expectedly, the smoothie contains coconut water — the source Kerr has given longtime credit to for her glowing skin!


MIRANDA KERR’S ULTIMATE BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE

1 glass cold pressed coconut milk
1 glass coconut water
1 tbs acai powder
1 tbs goji berries
1 tbs spirulina
1 tbs raw cocoa powder
1 tbs maca powder
1 tbs chia seeds
1 1/2 tbs vegan rice protein powder

Sold. Anyone else?

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Katharine McPhee kicks off the summer solstice with Lipton

Yesterday, Lipton Iced Tea hosted a “Taste of Summer” party, welcoming the summer solstice (the longest and brightest day of the year) with singer and actress Katharine McPhee. “This happens to be my favorite day of the year,” McPhee said. “We’re celebrating summer in an even bigger way by adding 24 hours of sunlight here.”

McPhee and the Lipton Sun illuminated art installation


She was referring to the one-of-a-kind illuminated orb, named the Lipston Sun, which she helped unveil. Created by the PRATT Institute, the orb will reside at Beekman Beach Club until the June 23rd and will be accessible to the public beginning today.

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A quick pic with McPhee. #toomuchwind #longhairproblems


McPhee, who is working on a record right now, said she’s still waiting for her summer anthem. “I don’t know what it will be…maybe there will be a summer song that I can come out with!” she said.

How are you going to celebrate summer? Make sure you enter BATF’s giveaway for an assortment of teas from Lipton to help you get a #TasteofSummer too!

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Lipton Giveaway! Getting the taste of summer with Mario Lopez, mixologist Scott Fitzgerald

**Read til the end for your chance to win an assortment of teas from Lipton!**
I had a chance to catch up with Mario Lopez and NYC mixologist Scott Fitzgerald recently about how they achieve the “Taste of Summer” with Lipton!

Mario Lopez dishes on his love for Lipton teas


Beauty and the Feast: Why did you decide to collaborate with Lipton?
Mario Lopez: Lipton was a staple in the Lopez house! I grew up with my mom always having Lipton iced tea in the fridge. Now, with my own family it’s a staple in the kitchen too.

BATF:
How do you get a ‘taste of summer’?
Lopez: We grew up in San Diego and blessed with beautiful weather year round. I love the outdoors, hiking, swimming — I’m all about it. I really think being outdoors and having a cold glass of iced tea is a great way to celebrate summer. It really makes me nostalgic of home.

BATF:
What are some of your favorite things to do during summertime in NYC?
Lopez: I love New York. I was just there for a week. The great thing about NYC is that there’s always a lot of things going on. There’s a lot of culture, great restaurants, a great music scene. I always try to catch a show when I’m out there. The people are really cool, the energy is just great.

BATF:
What are your favorite Lipton drinks?
Lopez: I really like the White Citrus Sangria and Berried Green Iced Tea with Pomegranate. I wouldn’t link up with a company unless I really believed in it, and I love that Lipton is all about really getting the taste of summer with their teas. If you want to take it up a notch, you can add bourbon to these iced tea cocktails. It’s cool to experiment with all the flavors.

I also had a chance to talk to Fitzgerald, who gave me some of his favorite drink recipes for the summer. “I’m in LA right now, and the sun is beating down on us,” he said over the phone. “So, I definitely appreciate these recipes. They hit the spot and really go with the whole theme of ‘getting a taste of summer.’” Check out his recipes in the videos below of his beloved summer mocktails:


Mint Tea Julep

2 sprigs fresh mint
1 bottle of Lipton Diet Green Tea with Citrus
Add ice
Add 2/3 cups fresh squeezed orange juice
Stir and pour in glass. Garnish with mint and serve.

Berried Green Iced tea with Pomegranate


Get 1 bottle of chilled water, empty in carafe
Add 1 Lipton Tea & Honey Blackberry Pomegranate Iced Green Tea Mix Pitcher Packet, and stir.
Add a quarter cup of sliced strawberries and whole blueberries
Add ice and stir

How are you getting a taste of summer? Lipton’s ready to help! I’m going to give ONE winner an assortment of Lipton teas (Lipton Tea & Honey Blackberry Pomegranate, Honey Mango Pineapple, Half & Half Berry Lemonade Decaf, Diet Green Tea with Citrus, Diet Green Tea Mixed Berry).
TO ENTER: (Do either of the following to qualify, both to increase your chances):

1) LIKE Beauty and the Feast’s Facebook fan page and leave a comment on this giveaway’s post about how you plan to get a Taste of Summer
2) Follow @BeautyNDFeast on Twitter and tweet “RT Follow @BeautyNDFeast to win products from @Lipton! #TasteOfSummer http://ow.ly/mebPj”

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What helps you get up in the morning?

…because lately, my bed has been far too comfortable.

I know. I desperately need a manicure.


For me, it’s been as follows:

1) My Keurig and a dose of Barista Prima in French Roast. This basically means I don’t have to wait in a ridiculous line, and I get a strong, flavorful cup of coffee in just a couple minutes.

2) Frank Ocean songs. I go through waves of obsession with certain artists and this is my happy place. I have my playlist all set up for my short commute to work.

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Tea time at the Lambs Club

When I was invited for afternoon tea at The Lambs Club at The Chatwal Hotel in midtown, I was so, so down. As soon as I walked into the restaurant on a rainy day recently, I felt like I was walking into a scene set perfectly for the catch-up session me and my friend Sarah were about to partake in (she was leaving to LA in the next few days, and yes there would be lots of reminiscing, and maybe some sobbing and final PLEASE DON’T GO pleas). The red leather, dark panels, dimly lit with interesting lamp fixtures made it easy to get cozy…and easy to forget you’re in the middle of Times Square.

The Lambs Club restaurant

And we were in good hands. Geoffrey Zakarian (Le Cirque, 21 Club, 44 at the Royalton Hotel, Blue Door at the Delano Hotel and recent winner of The Next Iron Chef/Superchefs) heads the kitchen, which is enticing enough to come back for the food. But today, we were going to indulge in the teas and pastries.

The Noir Jukro


Bar area with teas lining the table


Tea selection spread


Le Palais des Thés Tea

After taking in the aroma of each of their teas (literally — they had all the dried tea leaves lined up for us to do so!), Sarah and I sat and started ordering away. The waitress recommended the Grand Crus teas — The Darjeeling Mission Hill (also known as the ‘champagne of tea’ and is extremely rare since it’s seasonal and produced in very small batches) and Noir Jukro (which is plucked entirely by hand, and is one of the finest teas from Korea with cocoa and vanilla bouquet, and pairs amazing with chocolate).

Buttermilk scones - clotted cream, housemade raspberry jam


Hazelnut Dacquoise - feuillentine, milk chocolate chantilly


Tete de Moine - swiss cow's milk cheese, housemade red currant jam


Sacher Torte - Viennese chocolate cake, apricot jam, dark chocolate glaze

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