caffeine consumption

What You Need to Know About Caffeine Consumption

Center Pointe Apartments Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Are you in tune with how much caffeine you consume and where it comes from? According to Dietary Guidelines for Americans, a maximum of 400 mg. of caffeine can be part of a healthy, daily diet. An 8.4-oz. energy drink, a 20-oz. diet cola, and a shot of espresso contain about the same amount of caffeine as a cup of …

national margarita day

¡Olé! ¡Olé! It’s National Margarita Day!

Center Pointe Apartments Food & Drink, Holidays & Seasons

This year, National Margarita Day will be celebrated on Friday, February 22nd. If you want to learn more about the history of the drink, as well as some suggestions on how to celebrate this holiday, you came to the right place! Margaritas consist of tequila, Triple sec (a sweet orange-flavored liqueur), and lemon or lime juice. While several bartenders claimed …

valentine's day dinner in waldorf

The Best Restaurants in Waldorf for Valentine’s Day Dinner

Center Pointe Apartments Food & Drink, Holidays & Seasons, Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is in a few days! What better way to celebrate this love-filled holiday than to share a meal with someone? Eating together is one of the most unifying human traditions. With that in mind, there’s no need to venture into DC for dinner on Thursday evening. There are plenty of options right here in Waldorf and in neighboring towns. …

kale

Crazy for Kale: Recipes to Try

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In recent years, kale took the culinary world by storm. Now almost everyone has heard of this green, leafy vegetable that seemed earn its own bin on salad bars overnight, right next to the spinach and romaine. Kale is praised for its nutrient density and crunchy texture. In just one cup of raw kale, you get 206% of your daily value of Vitamin A, …

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Check Out the Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Waldorf

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If you didn’t already know, October is National Vegetarian Month. To commemorate this health-conscious, environmentally-friendly celebration, we made a list of the best restaurants in Waldorf. These local gems have something for both the vegetarians and meat eaters in your group, so everyone can dine happy. Thai Palace MD 2732 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20601 Are you a fan of spicy South …

guacamole day

Holy Guacamole Day!

Center Pointe Apartments Food & Drink, Holidays & Seasons

September 16th is National Guacamole Day. The famous dip is present at many football parties and get-togethers. But do you know the origin of this popular dish? Avocados, the main ingredient in guacamole, come from South Central Mexico. In fact, the word “guacamole” comes from the language spoken by the Aztec civilization – Nahuatl – and translates directly to “avocado sauce.” …

national watermelon day

Celebrate National Watermelon Day

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National Watermelon Day is on Friday, August 3rd this year. To learn more about this summery, beautiful fruit that is 92% water, keep reading! Watermelons were first cultivated in the Nile River Valley, and seeds of the fruit have been discovered in the tombs of ancient Egyptian pharaohs. Today, there are over 1200 different varieties of the crop that range drastically in …

kombucha

Kombucha: Fruity, Fizzy, Healthy

Center Pointe Apartments Fitness, Food & Drink

Have you heard of the popular drink, kombucha? If your health enthusiast friends forgot to tell you about it, keep reading to learn about this sweet, fizzy new craze. What is Kombucha? Kombucha is a type of fermented tea, usually made with sweetened black or green tea and infused with a variety of flavors. While the origins of the drink are unclear, most …

thrive market

What is Thrive Market & Why You Should Try It

Center Pointe Apartments Food & Drink

Are you tired of paying ridiculous prices for quality food and health products? Do you find yourself giving up on a healthy lifestyle because of the cost? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you should check out Thrive Market. What is Thrive Market? Thrive Market is an online grocery store that allows members to buy high quality, natural, …

fourth of july cookout menu

Fourth of July Cookout Menu

Center Pointe Apartments Food & Drink, Holidays & Seasons

The Fourth of July is right around the corner. In addition to firework displays, many people also associate celebrating the Fourth with gathering family and friends for a cookout. In case you need ideas of what to make, here is a tried and true Fourth of July cookout menu that’s sure to please. Hot Dogs & Hamburgers Ask everyone to …