All posts in "Beverages"

Making Carrot Juice for Better Health

By admin / October 10, 2016

I am always in search of great recipes that I can add to my recipe routines. After having cruised to New England and Canada for a week indulging in way too many rich foods, I’m back and looking to eat healthy foods once again. Carrots are a superfood for me. I don’t eat them nearly often […]


Strawberry Lemonade Vodka

By admin / July 18, 2016

Summer is here and it is strawberry season. In the heat I am always looking for a refreshing, festive drink – especially when I am entertaining. This Strawberry Lemonade Vodka is perfect for a “cocktail” before dinner or for serving in pitchers at your next gathering. I like to throw one whole strawberry in the […]


Carrot Juice

By admin / June 3, 2016

Carrot juice is filled with great vitamins, minerals, beta carotene and more. Carrots are ma great addition to soups, salads and juices. Carrots are especially good for the skin, eyes, digestive system and teeth! I personally struggle with carrots because I am not fond of them, however, I am always on a quest to find recipes that make disguise […]


Pina Colada Smoothie

By admin / June 12, 2015

You could probably tell that it is warm where I am and that it is Friday and I am looking forward to a tropical drink.  This simple recipe for a Pina Colada Smoothie will fit the bill. To make this into an alcoholic treat, simply add one shot of rum to your blender. The creme […]


Strawberry Limeade Rum Punch

By admin / June 12, 2015

Ingredients 2 liter ginger ale 12 ounces frozen limeade 10 ounces frozen Bacardi strawberry Daiquiri (freezer section) 2½ cups rum lemon, lime and strawberries (Sliced. 1 lemon, 2 limes and one carton of fresh strawberries… you could also use frozen berries) Directions Thaw frozen concentrates and then mix all ingredients together in a punch bowl or other […]


Sparkling Mango Cocktail

By admin / June 2, 2015

Try this fresh, crisp sparking mango cocktail at your next summer gathering. June is the perfect time to buy mangoes so be sure to buy fresh mangoes that have a pleasant, sweet aroma.   Ingredients 4 ripe mangoes 3 tablespoons lime juice 3 tablespoons sugar 1 bottle ginger ale, chilled Lime wedges for garnish Directions Cut mango […]


Cucumber Mint Cocktail

By admin / April 28, 2015

Light and delicious…but be careful.  You might like this Cucumber Mint Cocktail so much that you have a few more than you intended to. Ingredients 1 cucumber, cut into wheels 1 c dry white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc 12 mint leaves, plus sprigs to garnish ¼ c lime juice ¼ c simple syrup seltzer […]


Tequila Drink Recipes

By admin / April 20, 2015

  CANCUN COOLER 1-1/4oz 3 Amigos Anejo Tequila 4 Ounces Cranberry Juice 2 Lime Wedges *Build in a Cocktail or Hi-Ball Glass on the Rocks DYNAMITE (T-N-T) 1-1/4oz 3 Amigos Anejo Tequila 4 Ounces Tonic Water 2 Lime Wedges Splash of Sprite *Build in a Cocktail or Hi-Ball Glass on the Rocks MEXICAN MOJITO 1-1/4oz […]


Peach Mango Pineapple Sangria

By admin / April 14, 2015

Peach Mango Pineapple Sangria Ingredients 1 bottle white wine (chardonnay, pinot grigio, sauvignon blanc, or similar wine) 1/3 cup peach schnapps 1/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup mango chunks, frozen (you could use fresh but save money and buy frozen, plus they act as “ice cubes”) 3/4 cup pineapple chunks, canned 1/3 cup pineapple juice Directions […]


Guide to Coffee Drinks

By admin / April 8, 2015

Here is a great infographic outlining the basic coffee recipes we love. It is amazing how many of these great coffees we all enjoy daily. This image is worth printing and hanging on the fridge for reference.


Lemon Ginger Honey Tea

By admin / February 24, 2015

Lemon Ginger Honey Tea – Perfect for these bitterly cold days and nights.  This combination of ingredients works well to soothe a sore throat. Lemon juice boosts the immune system, is a powerful antibacterial which provides a hostile environment for the growth of viruses and bacteria, helps shrink swollen throat tissue, and loosens congestion. Honey has antibacterial […]


Hot Mulled Cider

By admin / December 19, 2014

Hot Mulled Cider is great at this time of year.  Serve this delicious mulled cider to your guests when they arrive for your holiday party to warm them up or make some for the family and enjoy a cup while watching a good movie.              Ingredients 1/2 gallon of fresh, unfiltered apple […]

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