be foodie » Category » drinks http://befoodie.net food, kitchens, table settings... Thu, 08 Aug 2013 19:44:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.5.1 Infused/Flavored Water /infusedflavored-water/ /infusedflavored-water/#comments Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:33:25 +0000 admin /?p=3114
Ingredients
1/8 cup blueberries, a slice of lime and 2 sprigs of mint
3 strawberries, a slice of lemon and 2 sprigs of basil
2 slices cucumber, a few blueberries, a strawberry and some mint
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Nutella Iced Latte /nutella-iced-latte/ /nutella-iced-latte/#comments Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:30:50 +0000 admin /?p=3110
Ingredients
1 cup strong brewed coffee
1/2 cup milk (non-fat, 2%, or soy according to preference)
1 tablespoon Nutella
Ice cubes
Whipped cream, optional
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Watermelon Margaritas /watermelon-margaritas/ /watermelon-margaritas/#comments Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:28:49 +0000 admin /?p=3107
Ingredients
400g watermelon
175ml Tequila
100ml Prosecco or similar
75ml lime juice (around 3 limes)
2 whole lime to slice
60ml sugar (or less as desired)
fine salt to rim glasses
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Kumquat Key Limeade /kumquat-key-limeade/ /kumquat-key-limeade/#comments Fri, 26 Jul 2013 18:53:13 +0000 admin /?p=3081
Ingredients
cold water
fresh key lime juice
stevia sweetener/sugar
ice cube
kumquat juice and slice
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Thai Bomber Martini /thai-bomber-martini/ /thai-bomber-martini/#comments Fri, 26 Jul 2013 18:49:15 +0000 admin /?p=3078
Ingredients
Citrus Peeler
Muddler
Shaker
Strainer
Ingredients
Jalapeño
Grapefruit
Thai Basil leaves
1 oz. (30 ml) simple syrup (recipe below)
6 oz. (180 ml) Gin
1/2 oz. (15 ml) Dry Vermouth
Sugar, for garnish
Chili powder, for garnish
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Isla Sangria /isla-sangria/ /isla-sangria/#comments Thu, 25 Jul 2013 21:15:44 +0000 admin /?p=3062
Ingredients
3 cups (1 bottle) White Wine (Recommended: Sweet Riesling)
1 cup Mango Nectar
1/4 cup Calamansi Juice
1 large Mango, peeled & sliced
1 large Nectarine, pitted & sliced
10-12 Calamansi, halved
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Fresh Tomato-Basil Martini Recipe /fresh-tomato-basil-martini-recipe/ /fresh-tomato-basil-martini-recipe/#comments Thu, 25 Jul 2013 21:10:32 +0000 admin /?p=3059
Ingredients
1 1/2 pounds heirloom tomatoes, cored and cut into large chunks
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more as needed
10 ounces vodka
5 medium basil leaves
Ice
5 lemon twists
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Pineapple, Mint and Banana Smoothie /pineapple-mint-and-banana-smoothie/ /pineapple-mint-and-banana-smoothie/#comments Wed, 24 Jul 2013 09:49:28 +0000 admin /?p=3040
Ingredients
1 heaping cup of fresh or frozen pineapple
1 medium ripe banana
3/4 cup unsweetened almond or rice milk
6 fresh mint leaves
1 teaspoon honey
optional – 2 to 3 ice cubes if you’re using fresh pineapple
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Watermelon, Strawberry and Cucumber Juice /watermelon-strawberry-and-cucumber-juice/ /watermelon-strawberry-and-cucumber-juice/#comments Wed, 24 Jul 2013 09:45:43 +0000 admin /?p=3037
Ingredients
Watermelon
Cucumber (I used a whole cucumber)
Strawberries (I used about 8 strawberries)
Ice
A cool glass
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Thai Iced Tea Float /thai-iced-tea-float/ /thai-iced-tea-float/#comments Wed, 24 Jul 2013 09:42:35 +0000 admin /?p=3034
Ingredients
1 cup brewed Thai tea
1/4 cup soda water
1 teaspoon of sugar (optional)
2 scoops condensed milk ice cream
Condensed Milk Ice Cream:
6 egg yolks
2 cups half and half
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
half vanilla bean
14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
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Watermelon Refresher /watermelon-refresher/ /watermelon-refresher/#comments Tue, 23 Jul 2013 16:31:29 +0000 admin /?p=3025
Ingredients
1/4 Seedless Watermelon
1 litre Schweppes Slimline Indian Tonic Water
2-3 Limes
Ice
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“Kissel” – Fruit Drink, Dessert /kissel-fruit-drink-dessert/ /kissel-fruit-drink-dessert/#comments Tue, 23 Jul 2013 16:16:23 +0000 admin /?p=3019
Ingredients
1 cup pitted Sour Cherries, fresh or frozen
1 cup fresh raspberries
1 cup granulated sugar
5-6 cups water
3 tablespoons potato starch dissolved in ¾ cup cold water(or red wine)
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 tsp vanilla extract
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Chamomile Soda /chamomile-soda-2/ /chamomile-soda-2/#comments Mon, 22 Jul 2013 15:38:26 +0000 admin /?p=3013
Ingredients
1 bunch fresh chamomile flowers (or 3 chamomile tea bags)
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
Club soda
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Green ‘fibre bomb’ Smoothie /green-fibre-bomb-smoothie/ /green-fibre-bomb-smoothie/#comments Mon, 22 Jul 2013 15:27:55 +0000 admin /?p=3007
Ingredients
Flesh of 1/2 avocado
2 oranges peeled and halved
½ apple
2 kiwi fruit skin on and chopped in half
1 Lebanese cucumber shin on and chopped
A hand full of spinach leaves
A handful of mint
50g of water
Juice of 1 lime
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The Fresh Paloma /the-fresh-paloma-2/ /the-fresh-paloma-2/#comments Sun, 21 Jul 2013 17:03:28 +0000 admin /?p=2980
Ingredients
2 ounces tequila
juice of half a grapefruit
juice of half a lime
splash of agave nectar or simple syrup
pinch of salt
club soda
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Watermelon Juice /watermelon-juice/ /watermelon-juice/#comments Sun, 21 Jul 2013 16:54:51 +0000 admin /?p=2973
Ingredients
1 1/2 cups watermelon, cut into cubes
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
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Zobo “Tonic” Drink /zobo-tonic-drink/ /zobo-tonic-drink/#comments Sat, 20 Jul 2013 16:39:52 +0000 admin /?p=2951
Ingredients
50g zobo flowers (you may use dried or fresh ones depending on which you can get. Note that the more flowers used per volume of water, the more concentrated your drink).
2 litres of water
10g of freshly crushed ginger (use more if you want a spicy hot drink)
Half a teaspoon of ground cloves – optional)
Half a teaspoon of allspice (pimento) – optional
Some orange peels (optional)
1 stick of cinnamon or
1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
Sweetener (this is supposed to be a health drink so ensure you use only natural sweeteners like honey, and use little quantity). Alternatively you can blend with other naturally sweet fruit juices such as sugar cane juice, pineapple juice etc.
Some rum or any hot drink of choice (for a little lift me up!) Optional
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Carrot Orange Protein Smoothie /carrot-orange-protein-smoothie/ /carrot-orange-protein-smoothie/#comments Sat, 20 Jul 2013 16:36:25 +0000 admin /?p=2948
Ingredients
½ cup carrot juice
¼ cup orange juice
½ cup banana slices (fresh or frozen)
½ cup peach slices (fresh or frozen)crushed ice to taste
1 scoop of vegan protein powder (optional)
1 teaspoon chia seeds for topping (optional)
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Fizzy Jalapeno Cherry Limeades /fizzy-jalapeno-cherry-limeades/ /fizzy-jalapeno-cherry-limeades/#comments Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:10:10 +0000 admin /?p=2926
Ingredients
1/2 cup raw turbinado sugar
1 cup hot water
Juice of 5 limes (about 1/2 cup)
2 slices fresh jalapeño
1 cup fresh cherries, pitted
1 cup club soda
1 cup ice cubes

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Cake Batter Milkshakes /cake-batter-milkshakes-2/ /cake-batter-milkshakes-2/#comments Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:07:18 +0000 admin /?p=2923
Ingredients
2 cups vanilla ice cream
1 cup milk
1/2 cup vanilla or funfetti dry cake mix, or more or less to taste
Sprinkles (optional)

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Strawberry and Watermelon Smoothie /strawberry-and-watermelon-smoothie/ /strawberry-and-watermelon-smoothie/#comments Mon, 15 Jul 2013 15:59:55 +0000 admin /?p=2904
Ingredients
3 strawberries
1 cup seedless watermelon
3 basil leaves
8 ounces coconut water
1 tsp. of lemon juice
1 tsp. of Agave syrup
1 cup ice

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Lavender Martini /lavender-martini/ /lavender-martini/#comments Mon, 15 Jul 2013 15:55:41 +0000 admin /?p=2901 Lavendar Cocktail
Ingredients
1 oz Crème de Violette
1 oz Gin (we used Bluecoat)
1 oz Vodka (we used Belvedere)
¼ oz Domaine de Canton
¼ oz St. Germaine (elderflower liqueur)
1 dash Scrappy’s Lavender Bitters
Fresh cut lavender for garnish

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Homemade Almond Milk /homemade-almond-milk/ /homemade-almond-milk/#comments Mon, 15 Jul 2013 15:50:43 +0000 admin /?p=2898
Ingredients
2 cups raw almonds
Water for soaking
1 litre good water

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Quick Watermelon Mint Punch /quick-watermelon-mint-punch/ /quick-watermelon-mint-punch/#comments Sun, 14 Jul 2013 09:00:42 +0000 admin /?p=2882
Ingredients
1/4th of regular size of Watermelon
1 stalk of Mint leaves
1/4th cup or as you desire of Sugar
1″ of Ginger
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Perfect Peach Smoothie /perfect-peach-smoothie/ /perfect-peach-smoothie/#comments Sun, 14 Jul 2013 08:54:28 +0000 admin /?p=2879
Ingredients
2 frozen ripe bananas
2 peaches
a dozen strawberries
1 cup of almond milk
a few ice cubes (optional)
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Pineapple Rum Cocktail Recipe /pineapple-rum-cocktail-recipe/ /pineapple-rum-cocktail-recipe/#comments Sun, 14 Jul 2013 08:49:40 +0000 admin /?p=2875
Ingredients
4 ounces roasted pineapple purée
2 ounces dark spiced rum
1 ounce sparkling seltzer water
1 wedge of lime
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Top Shelf Marjito /top-shelf-marjito/ /top-shelf-marjito/#comments Sat, 13 Jul 2013 11:17:08 +0000 admin /?p=2851
Ingredients
Mint leaves (about 20 to 30)
Ice
1 cup tequila blanco
1 ½ cups Cointreau
3 cups Limeade
Club Soda
Lime wedges
Margarita salt (if desired)
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Mojito /mojito/ /mojito/#comments Sat, 13 Jul 2013 11:13:25 +0000 admin /?p=2848
Ingredients
8 mint leaves, plus 1 mint sprig for garnish
2 ounces white rum
3/4 ounce freshly-squeezed lime juice
1 ounce simple syrup
1/2 ounce chilled club soda
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Strawberry Milkshake Smoothie /strawberry-milkshake-smoothie/ /strawberry-milkshake-smoothie/#comments Sat, 13 Jul 2013 11:10:26 +0000 admin /?p=2845
Ingredients
½ banana
¾ cup Greek yogurt
1 cup lowfat milk
1 tbsp. ground flaxseed
1 ½ cups frozen strawberries
½ cup frozen peaches (or pineapple)
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Beer Berry Bramble /beer-berry-bramble/ /beer-berry-bramble/#comments Fri, 12 Jul 2013 16:53:44 +0000 admin /?p=2830
Ingredients
3 blackberries and 3 pitted cherries, plus more for garnish
4 ounces dry gin
juice of 2 lemons
2 ounces simple syrup (recipe below)
1 12 oz. berry flavored wheat beer
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Fresh Strawberry Lemonade /fresh-strawberry-lemonade/ /fresh-strawberry-lemonade/#comments Fri, 12 Jul 2013 16:50:48 +0000 admin /?p=2827
Ingredients
1 pound frozen strawberries
Slightly generous 1/2 cup (4 oz) sugar
1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
4 cups water or sparkling water
Ice
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Boozy Snickerdoodle Shake /boozy-snickerdoodle-shake/ /boozy-snickerdoodle-shake/#comments Thu, 11 Jul 2013 19:30:12 +0000 admin /?p=2806
Ingredients
4 large scoops of cinnamon ice cream
1-2 oz bourbon
toffee bits for garnish
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Sweet Tea Recipe /sweet-tea-recipe/ /sweet-tea-recipe/#comments Thu, 11 Jul 2013 19:26:03 +0000 admin /?p=2803
Ingredients
12 tea bags (I used Lipton’s)
4 cups hot water
12 cups cool water
1 1/2- 2 cups sugar
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
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Iced Tea with Lemon and Mint /iced-tea-with-lemon-and-mint/ /iced-tea-with-lemon-and-mint/#comments Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:06:57 +0000 admin /?p=2762
Ingredients
6 cups filtered water
6 good quality tea bags
lemon slices
fresh mint sprigs
ice cubes
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Lavender Vodka Lemonade /lavender-vodka-lemonade/ /lavender-vodka-lemonade/#comments Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:03:57 +0000 admin /?p=2760
Ingredients
6 Fresh Lavender Heads, plus extra to serve
1l (4 cups) Boiling Water
75g (1/3 cup) Granulated Sugar
2 Large Lemons
10-14 tbsp Vodka
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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Swirl Milkshakes /chocolate-peanut-butter-swirl-milkshakes/ /chocolate-peanut-butter-swirl-milkshakes/#comments Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:01:29 +0000 admin /?p=2757
Ingredients
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
Vanilla Ice Cream Milk
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Sugar-Free Coke Slushies /sugar-free-coke-slushies/ /sugar-free-coke-slushies/#comments Mon, 08 Jul 2013 17:38:43 +0000 admin /?p=2738
Ingredients
2 cans Zevia Coke
2 1/2 cups Ice
1 Lime
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Blueberry Smoothie /blueberry-smoothie/ /blueberry-smoothie/#comments Mon, 08 Jul 2013 17:35:00 +0000 admin /?p=2736
Ingredients
1 ½ milk (nut, dairy, soy)
2 oranges, juice only
2 bananas
250 grams frozen blueberries
1 tablespoon Goji berries
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1 tablespoon cocoa nibs
2 tablespoons flax seeds
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Red Delicious Apple Pie Smoothie /red-delicious-apple-pie-smoothie/ /red-delicious-apple-pie-smoothie/#comments Mon, 08 Jul 2013 17:30:41 +0000 admin /?p=2733
Ingredients
1 medium red delicious apple
1 small ripe banana
1/4 cup old-fashioned oats
1/2 c plain 0% fat greek yogurt
1/2 cup almond milk
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 cup ice
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Healthy Chocolate Shake /healthy-chocolate-shake/ /healthy-chocolate-shake/#comments Sun, 07 Jul 2013 16:23:27 +0000 admin /?p=2715
Ingredients
1 cup milk (I used coconut milk)
1 very ripe banana
1 Tbsp. cocoa powder (use raw cacao powder if you can find it)
1 Tbsp. nut butter (I prefer almond butter, Jeff prefers peanut butter)
1 tsp. honey (optional – use if banana not very ripe)
1.5 cups ice (add less ice for smoother shake)
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Thick Italian Hot Chocolate /thick-italian-hot-chocolate/ /thick-italian-hot-chocolate/#comments Sun, 07 Jul 2013 16:15:50 +0000 admin /?p=2712
Ingredients
1 ½ cups half-and-half
1 ½ teaspoons cornstarch
4 tablespoons sugar
3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
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Butterbeer /butterbeer/ /butterbeer/#comments Sun, 07 Jul 2013 16:12:15 +0000 admin /?p=2709
Ingredients
1 Imperial pint (568ml) of beer
2 egg yolks
40g sugar
1/4 tsp ground mace (or nutmeg)
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/8 tsp ground ginger
25g unsalted butter, diced
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Elderberry Flower Syrup /elderberry-flower-syrup/ /elderberry-flower-syrup/#comments Wed, 03 Jul 2013 20:46:47 +0000 admin /?p=2641
Ingredients
3 liters water
30 elderberry flowers
3 organic lemon
3 kg sugar
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Refreshing Raw Mango Drink /refreshing-raw-mango-drink/ /refreshing-raw-mango-drink/#comments Mon, 01 Jul 2013 14:43:05 +0000 admin /?p=2583
Ingredients
3 raw mangoes, the most green and hard mangoes you can find (I used very green Kent mangoes)
6 tbsp sugar
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
2 lemons (about 1/2 cup of juice)
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Paleo Avocado, Kale, and Cashew Parfait /paleo-avocado-kale-and-cashew-parfait/ /paleo-avocado-kale-and-cashew-parfait/#comments Mon, 01 Jul 2013 12:53:01 +0000 admin /?p=2579
Ingredients
2 cups of Chopped Kale Leaves
2 cups of Raw Cashews
1 Ripe Avocado
¼ cup of Raw Honey
¼ cup of Lemon Juice
Water for soaking
2 cups of Strawberries
2 Tablespoons Raw Honey
1 teaspoon of Lemon Juice
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Rosemary Refresher /rosemary-refresher/ /rosemary-refresher/#comments Sun, 30 Jun 2013 18:39:08 +0000 admin /?p=2570
Ingredients
16 ounces (2 cups) reposado tequila
12 ounces (1 ½ cups) freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
6 ounces (¾ cup) Rosemary Simple Syrup (recipe below)
4 ounces (½ cup) freshly squeezed lime juice
4 cups ice cubes
8 sprigs fresh rosemary, for garnish
1 cup sugar
8 ounces (1 cup) water
5 sprigs fresh rosemary
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Horchata de Almendras /horchata-de-almendras/ /horchata-de-almendras/#comments Sun, 30 Jun 2013 18:24:16 +0000 admin /?p=2567
Ingredients
3 cups blanched almonds
1 cup sugar
8 cups warm water
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 teaspoon cinnamon
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Raspberry Sherbet Punch /raspberry-sherbet-punch/ /raspberry-sherbet-punch/#comments Sun, 30 Jun 2013 18:21:11 +0000 admin /?p=2564
Ingredients
½ gallon Raspberry Sherbet (slightly softened)
2 litre bottle of Lemon-Lime Soda (Diet Sprite)
(1) 64oz. bottle of Juicy Juice (Fruit Punch Flavor)
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Blueberry Pie Smoothie /blueberry-pie-smoothie/ /blueberry-pie-smoothie/#comments Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:35:18 +0000 admin /?p=2527
Ingredients
1/4 cup full-fat coconut milk
1/3 cup sweetened vanilla almond milk
1 ripe banana
2 tablespoons blueberry preserves
7-10 ice cubes
1/3 cup fresh, whole blueberries
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Almost Sugar-Free Lemonade /almost-sugar-free-lemonade/ /almost-sugar-free-lemonade/#comments Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:28:49 +0000 admin /?p=2524
Ingredients
¼ c. lemon or lime juice (you can also do a combo of the two)
¾ c. water
1 T. maple syrup
8-10 drops liquid stevia, depending on your taste for a sweeter or slightly more tart drink
ice
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Mexican Chocolate & Banana Smoothie /mexican-chocolate-banana-smoothie/ /mexican-chocolate-banana-smoothie/#comments Sun, 23 Jun 2013 17:58:14 +0000 admin /?p=2497
Ingredients
1 frozen banana (the riper the better!)
1 tablespoon raw cacao powder or unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon raw cacao nibs
1 tablespoon unsweetened almond butter
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Pinch of cayenne pepper
2/3 cup unsweetened nondairy milk (I use homemade almond milk)
- See more at: http://www.dailybitesblog.com/2013/06/20/mexican-chocolate-banana-smoothie/#sthash.7BRt9EXA.dpuf
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Mandarin Chai Iced Tea with Truvia /mandarin-chai-iced-tea-with-truvia/ /mandarin-chai-iced-tea-with-truvia/#comments Sun, 23 Jun 2013 17:53:11 +0000 admin /?p=2493
Ingredients
½ cup fresh mandarin juice
8 tsp. Epicure Decaf Loose leaf Chai tea, brewed in 3½ boiling water
2-3 packages Truvia sweetner
Pitcher of ice
Mandarin segments
Mint leaf
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Ultra Green Smoothie /ultra-green-smoothie/ /ultra-green-smoothie/#comments Sun, 23 Jun 2013 17:20:22 +0000 admin /?p=2480
Ingredients
1 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk or water
2 cups organic spinach
½ avocado, frozen
½ banana, frozen
1 tbsp homemade vanilla almond flax butter
3 ice cubes
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Creamy Boozy Iced Coffee /creamy-boozy-iced-coffee/ /creamy-boozy-iced-coffee/#comments Sat, 22 Jun 2013 18:31:46 +0000 admin /?p=2441 boozyicedcoffee
Ingredients
6 ounces strong brewed coffee
large handful of ice cubes
1 ounce Frangelico
1 ounce half-and-half, or to taste (or cream, milk, flavored coffee creamer, non-dairy milk to keep vegan)
sweetener to taste (sugar, stevia, vanilla stevia, or your favorite sweetener)
whipped topping (or whipped coconut cream to keep vegan), optional for garnishing
pinch dark chocolate shavings, optional for garnishing
squirt of chocolate syrup, optional
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The Beetalicious Smoothie Challenge /the-beetalicious-smoothie-challenge/ /the-beetalicious-smoothie-challenge/#comments Sat, 22 Jun 2013 18:26:22 +0000 admin /?p=2438
Ingredients
5 oz unsweetened almond milk
5 oz fresh squeezed clementine or orange juice
1/2-1 cup peeled and shredded raw beets (start out with 1/2 cup to see how it tastes, you can always add more the next time you make it)
1/2 cup frozen mango chunks
1/2 cup frozen raspberries
1/2 cup fresh pineapple chunks
1/2 cup fresh sliced strawberries
1 banana
1/2 an avocado
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 tbsp flax seeds
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Beet Smoothies /beet-smoothies-2/ /beet-smoothies-2/#comments Sat, 22 Jun 2013 18:12:16 +0000 admin /?p=2435
Ingredients
10 oz milk
10 oz fresh squeezed orange juice
1 cup peeled and shredded raw beets
1 fresh mango, cut into chunks
1 cup frozen raspberries
1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
1 cup fresh sliced strawberries
2 frozen bananas
1 avocado
2 tsp vanilla
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Super Weight Loss Juice /super-weight-loss-juice/ /super-weight-loss-juice/#comments Sat, 22 Jun 2013 10:49:00 +0000 admin /?p=2432
Ingredients
3 oranges, peeled
1/2 young cabbage
half a lemon’s juice
1 small carrot
a thumb size piece of ginger
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Avocado Almond Smoothie /avocado-almond-smoothie/ /avocado-almond-smoothie/#comments Fri, 21 Jun 2013 18:39:29 +0000 admin /?p=2421
Ingredients
1 cold, ripe, medium sized avocado, peeled and diced
20 organic whole raw almonds or 1-2 tblspns LSA (ground linseed, sunflower seeds and almonds)
1 decent sized banana, diced
400ml cold organic almond or rice milk
20mls agave nectar (or to taste)
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Avocado Smoothie with Kiwi and Lime /avocado-smoothie-with-kiwi-and-lime/ /avocado-smoothie-with-kiwi-and-lime/#comments Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:31:49 +0000 admin /?p=2405
Ingredients
1/2 perfectly ripe large avocado
2 kiwi- peeled
1/8 C lime juice + 1 T
1/8 C-1/4 C Almond milk, soy milk, coconut milk, aloe juice, fruit juice- just enough to get the blender going.
honey to taste 1-2 T
2-3 ice cubes
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Revitalizing Green Smoothie /revitalizing-green-smoothie/ /revitalizing-green-smoothie/#comments Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:19:56 +0000 admin /?p=2399
Ingredients
juice of 1 red grapefruit
1/2 – 1 cup coconut water
2 small frozen bananas, cut into chunks
1 cup frozen peaches
1/2 large ripe avocado
1 tsp cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp ginger
1 large handful fresh spinach, chard or kale
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Vegan Chocolate Milkshake /vegan-chocolate-milkshake/ /vegan-chocolate-milkshake/#comments Wed, 19 Jun 2013 04:23:46 +0000 admin /?p=2395
Ingredients
1 cup vanilla almond milk
1/2 avocado
1 teaspoon cocoa powder
1 Tablespoon chocolate flavored protein powder
3 ice cubes
A good squirt of chocolate
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Chocolate Stout Floats /chocolate-stout-floats/ /chocolate-stout-floats/#comments Mon, 17 Jun 2013 18:53:43 +0000 admin /?p=2379
Ingredients
1 cup whole milk
¼ cup granulated sugar
2 cups heavy cream, divided
Pinch of table salt
1 vanilla bean, split in half lengthwise
6 large egg yolks
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
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Homemade Ginger Ale /homemade-ginger-ale/ /homemade-ginger-ale/#comments Mon, 17 Jun 2013 18:48:35 +0000 admin /?p=2376
Ingredients
1 1/2 to 2 ounces finely grated fresh ginger
6 ounces granulated sugar (about 3/4 cup)
7 1/2 cups water (almost 2 liters or 2 quarts)
1/8 teaspoon active dry yeast
2 to 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
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Avocado Green Tea Power /avocado-green-tea-power/ /avocado-green-tea-power/#comments Mon, 17 Jun 2013 18:17:51 +0000 admin /?p=2365 Avocado-Green-Tea-Smoothie-3
Ingredients
1 tsp matcha green tea powder
1 tbsp hot water
1/2 medium avocado
1/2 cup Greek yogurt
1/4 cup vanilla whey protein powder
2 tsp Swerve Sweetener or granulated erythritol
1 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
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Peach Iced Tea /peach-iced-tea/ /peach-iced-tea/#comments Sat, 15 Jun 2013 23:46:00 +0000 admin /?p=2330 peach-tea-003-1004x1024Ingredients
2 family sized tea bags (I used decaffeinated.)
2 cups coarsely chopped peaches (about 4) plus more for garnish if desired
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
½ cup sugar (I used ½ cup granulated Splenda.)
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Strawberries for Breakfast /strawberries-for-breakfast/ /strawberries-for-breakfast/#comments Wed, 12 Jun 2013 19:01:06 +0000 admin /?p=2307 z
Ingredients
1 banana
5 strawberries
5 frozen raspberries
1 tbs oat flakes
200 ml oat milk
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Red Wine Sangria with Strawberries /red-wine-sangria-with-strawberries/ /red-wine-sangria-with-strawberries/#comments Sat, 08 Jun 2013 17:49:15 +0000 admin /?p=2289 Ingredients
2 bottles red wine*
3/4 cup brandy
1/2 cup orange-flavoured liqueur
juice of one large orange, strained
1 large orange, sliced into rounds
1 lemon, sliced into rounds
1 pound strawberries, hulled and sliced lengthwise
1 large bottle of carbonated water
ice cubes
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Fresh Fruit Flavored Milk /fresh-fruit-flavored-milk/ /fresh-fruit-flavored-milk/#comments Sat, 08 Jun 2013 17:43:14 +0000 admin /?p=2286 Ingredients
1 cup of milk
1/3 cup of fruit (mango, strawberries, raspberries, honeydew melon)
1/2 T of sugar
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Strawberry Lemonade /strawberry-lemonade/ /strawberry-lemonade/#comments Tue, 04 Jun 2013 17:40:59 +0000 admin /?p=2227 Ingredients
1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled (or 2 cups frozen, thawed)
1 cup cold water
zest of 1 lemon
1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 cup cold water
ice
lemon slices and sliced strawberries, optional
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Watermelon-Peach Sangria /watermelon-peach-sangria/ /watermelon-peach-sangria/#comments Mon, 03 Jun 2013 20:02:34 +0000 admin /?p=2214 Ingredients
2 cups strawberries, cored and sliced
5 to 6 cups seedless watermelon, cut into chunks (about ½ of a large melon)
1 large orange sliced
1/4 cup sugar
1 large palmful of mint leaves, roughly torn
1.5L bottle (or 2 75ml bottles) of white wine
1 cup brandy
1 cup peach schnapps
1/4 cup orange liqueur
1lb peaches, peeled and chopped (frozen is fine)
1 large apple, cut into chunks
1 cup peach nectar
Lemon-lime soda or seltzer water, for serving (optional)
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Vanilla Extract /vanilla-extract/ /vanilla-extract/#comments Wed, 29 May 2013 19:01:38 +0000 admin /?p=2146
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White Chocolate Zabaglione /white-chocolate-zabaglione/ /white-chocolate-zabaglione/#comments Wed, 29 May 2013 17:22:57 +0000 admin /?p=2128 Ingredients
2 yemas de huevo a temperatura ambiente.
2 cucharadas de azúcar.
1/4 taza de amaretto.
100 gr. de chocolate blanco.
200 ml. de crema para batir.
1 taza de berries congelados.
1/2 taza de azúcar.
1/3 taza de agua.
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All-Occasion Punch /all-occasion-punch/ /all-occasion-punch/#comments Fri, 24 May 2013 20:44:53 +0000 admin /?p=1567
Ingredients

1 c. fresh lime juice (around 8-10 limes, usually)
1 c. ginger syrup
1 750 ml bottle of gin
2 liters ginger ale
15 or so dashes of Angostura Bitters
Lime slices, for garnish

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Beet Smoothies /beet-smoothies/ /beet-smoothies/#comments Tue, 21 May 2013 18:17:36 +0000 admin /?p=1537
Ingredients
10 oz milk
10 oz fresh squeezed orange juice
1 cup peeled and shredded raw beets
1 fresh mango, cut into chunks
1 cup frozen raspberries
1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
1 cup fresh sliced strawberries
2 frozen bananas
1 avocado
2 tsp vanilla

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Grapefruit Soda/Cocktail /grapefruit-sodacocktail/ /grapefruit-sodacocktail/#comments Tue, 21 May 2013 17:16:29 +0000 admin /?p=1497
Ingredients
2 pink grapefruit, juiced
1 lemon, juiced
Pinch of salt
Vodka (optional)
Lemon-lime soda
Ice (optional)

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Chocolate Java Protein Shake /chocolate-java-protein-shake/ /chocolate-java-protein-shake/#comments Tue, 21 May 2013 17:10:13 +0000 admin /?p=1494
Ingredients

1 cup ice
1 cup skim milk
½ cup cold coffee
1 scoop Chocolate protein powder
1 Tbsp mini chocolate chips

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Peanut Butter Banana “Milk Shake” /peanut-butter-banana-milk-shake/ /peanut-butter-banana-milk-shake/#comments Mon, 20 May 2013 19:38:13 +0000 admin /?p=1480
Ingredients

5 frozen bananas, cut into chunks
1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
1 cup 2% milk

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Avocado Margarita /avocado-margarita/ /avocado-margarita/#comments Mon, 20 May 2013 19:34:12 +0000 admin /?p=1476
Ingredients

1 California avocado, cut into pieces
1 1/2 cups crushed ice
3 oz. lime juice
2 tsp agave nectar
4 oz. tequila
2 oz. triple sec
3 spring cilantro
2 lime wedges, for garnish

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Brownie Milk Shake /brownie-milk-shake/ /brownie-milk-shake/#comments Mon, 20 May 2013 18:46:10 +0000 admin /?p=1449
Ingredients
1/2 cup brownies
1 cup vanilla ice cream
or chocolate ice cream, if you want it more chocolatey
milk

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Healthy Protein Smoothies /healthy-protein-smoothies/ /healthy-protein-smoothies/#comments Sun, 19 May 2013 11:04:28 +0000 admin /?p=1424 Ingredients
10-12 ounces (300-350 ml) of homemade almond milk (recipe here), or soy, rice, oat, cow, coconut or other milk
1 scoop protein powder
1 small banana
1/2 cup (62 grams) of frozen berries or mango
1-2 tablespoons (10 grams) of fiber
1 teaspoon of omega 3 oil
Superfood supplements as you choose

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Strawberry Margarita Jell-O Shots /strawberry-margarita-jell-o-shots/ /strawberry-margarita-jell-o-shots/#comments Fri, 17 May 2013 19:59:21 +0000 admin /?p=1395
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The Peanut Butter Cup Delight Cocktail /the-peanut-butter-cup-delight-cocktail/ /the-peanut-butter-cup-delight-cocktail/#comments Fri, 17 May 2013 19:25:15 +0000 admin /?p=1378 Ingredients
1 1/2 ounces Creme de Cacao
1 ounce Kahlua (coffee liqueur)
1 ounce Frangelico (hazelnut liqueur)
1/2 ounce Bacardi white rum
2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
3 ounces of cream or milk
chocolate syrup for garnish
handful of ice

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Blueberry-Limeade Cocktail /blueberry-limeade-cocktail/ /blueberry-limeade-cocktail/#comments Fri, 17 May 2013 19:23:00 +0000 admin /?p=1374 Ingredients
1 dry pint blueberries, divided
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/4 cups water
8 to 10 large limes juiced, about 2 cups, plus additional for garnish
vodka or tequila (optional), about 1 to 2 oz per serving, or substitute with sparkling water for non-alcoholic

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Watermelon Frosty /watermelon-frosty/ /watermelon-frosty/#comments Fri, 17 May 2013 19:20:40 +0000 admin /?p=1371 Ingredients
2 1/4 cups frozen watermelon cubes
1/2+ cup water
2 Tbsp maple syrup
1 large lemon, squeezed (lime juice also works very well! use 2 limes)
1 fresh banana

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Strawberry Mint Spa Water /strawberry-mint-spa-water/ /strawberry-mint-spa-water/#comments Thu, 16 May 2013 19:31:25 +0000 admin /?p=1308 Ingredients
2 lemons
1/2 cup strawberries
1/4 cup blueberries
10-12 fresh mint leaves
3 quarts water

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Iced Coffee with Condensed Milk /iced-coffee-with-condensed-milk/ /iced-coffee-with-condensed-milk/#comments Thu, 16 May 2013 19:28:52 +0000 admin /?p=1304 Ingredients
½ lb Ground Coffee (~3¼ cups)
8 cups Boiling Water
8 cups Ice Cold Water
1 Can Sweetened Condensed Milk

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Brownie Batter Milkshake /brownie-batter-milkshake/ /brownie-batter-milkshake/#comments Wed, 15 May 2013 18:30:08 +0000 admin /?p=1242 Ingredients
3 cups vanilla ice cream
1 1/2 cups dry brownie mix
1 cup cold milk

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Milk Chocolate Caramel Mousse /milk-chocolate-caramel-mousse/ /milk-chocolate-caramel-mousse/#comments Wed, 15 May 2013 18:24:57 +0000 admin /?p=1238 Ingredients
1/3 cup (2.5 oz.) granulated sugar
3 Tablespoons (1.5 oz; 42 g) unsalted butter
1 1/2 cups (12 fluid oz.) heavy cream, divided into 1 cup (8 oz) and 1/2 cup (4 oz)
4 oz. high quality milk chocolate

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Birthday Cake Milkshake /birthday-cake-milkshake/ /birthday-cake-milkshake/#comments Wed, 15 May 2013 18:21:07 +0000 admin /?p=1234 Ingredients
1/2 cup organic vanilla cake mix
1 cup almond milk*
1 1/2 trays ice cubes
2 scoops protein powder, vanilla
1 tsp. pure vanilla
1 tbsp. rainbow sprinkles

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Chocolate “Protein” Milkshake /chocolate-protein-milkshake/ /chocolate-protein-milkshake/#comments Wed, 15 May 2013 18:16:30 +0000 admin /?p=1230 Ingredients
2 tbsp cocoa powder (10g)
1 cup Mori-Nu firm tofu (240g)
1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
scant 1/4 tsp salt
up to 2 cups milk of choice (480g) (less for a thicker shake.)
sweetener of choice: such as 2-3 tbsp liquid sweetener or sugar, or stevia extract to taste
optional, for an even richer shake: 2 tbsp peanut butter or other nut butter, or 1 tbsp veg or coconut oil

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Coke Float Cocktail /coke-float-cocktail/ /coke-float-cocktail/#comments Wed, 15 May 2013 18:03:44 +0000 admin /?p=1220 Ingredients
1 medium ripe avocado, pitted
10 ounces coconut water (12 ounces for a more liquidy smoothie), chilled
1/4 cup Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons agave nectar
1 tablespoon unsweetened coconut flakes
1 pinch salt

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Avocado and Coconut Smoothie /avocado-and-coconut-smoothie/ /avocado-and-coconut-smoothie/#comments Wed, 15 May 2013 17:58:32 +0000 admin /?p=1216 Ingredients
1 medium ripe avocado, pitted
10 ounces coconut water (12 ounces for a more liquidy smoothie), chilled
1/4 cup Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons agave nectar
1 tablespoon unsweetened coconut flakes
1 pinch salt

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Chocolate Avocado Smoothie /chocolate-avocado-smoothie/ /chocolate-avocado-smoothie/#comments Tue, 14 May 2013 19:48:48 +0000 admin /?p=1199 Ingredients
85 grams cold avocado flesh (~ ½ avocado)
2 tablespoons Dutch-process / dark cocoa powder
1 medium cold banana (mine was 120 grams without the peel)
¼ cup plain Greek yogurt (or regular yogurt – just leave out the milk or use less)
2 tablespoons milk

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Strawberry Sorbet /strawberry-sorbet/ /strawberry-sorbet/#comments Tue, 07 May 2013 10:11:30 +0000 admin /?p=1035 Ingredients
1 lb. ripe organic strawberries, hulled
1/2 cup cold water
1/2 cup sugar (more to taste)
1 tbsp lime or lemon juice
1 tbsp vodka
a pinch of salt

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Blackberry Mojitos /blackberry-mojitos/ /blackberry-mojitos/#comments Tue, 07 May 2013 09:58:23 +0000 admin /?p=1032 Ingredients
6 fat blackberries + more for garnish
8 mint leaves
1 oz rum
1 to 2 tbsp sugar

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Mexican Chocolate Breakfast Shake /mexican-chocolate-breakfast-shake/ /mexican-chocolate-breakfast-shake/#comments Sat, 04 May 2013 11:02:14 +0000 admin /?p=908 Ingredients
1/2 c. old-fashioned oats
1 c. almond, soy, or coconut milk (I really like using the new Blue Diamond almond/coconut milk blend)
1 tbsp. cocoa powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
agave nectar, honey, maple syrup or other sweetener to taste (I use a tablespoon)
1 small banana, cut into pieces and frozen overnight in a freezer bag

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Rainbow Jelly Shooter /rainbow-jelly-shooter/ /rainbow-jelly-shooter/#comments Fri, 03 May 2013 17:40:05 +0000 admin /?p=833 Ingredients
1 cup water
2 envelopes Knox gelatin
1 box 3 oz box cherry or strawberry gelatin dessert
1 cup flavored vodka (we recommend Hangar One, Buddha’s Hand citrus infused vodka, but your favorite will work just fine!)

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Strawberry Mojitos /strawberry-mojitos/ /strawberry-mojitos/#comments Thu, 02 May 2013 09:15:32 +0000 admin /?p=800 Ingredients
4-5 fresh strawberries, depending on size
Small handful of fresh mint leaves
3 oz simple syrup (even amounts of sugar and water, heated until the sugar melts, and cooled to room temperature)
2 oz rum
1 1/2 tsp fresh lime juice
Club soda
Lime slices

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Caramel Frappuccino Cupcakes /caramel-frappuccino-cupcakes/ /caramel-frappuccino-cupcakes/#comments Thu, 02 May 2013 08:24:41 +0000 admin /?p=778 Ingredients
1 ¾ cups sugar, divided
1/3 cup very hot water
3 cups cake flour
1 tbsp baking powder
½ tsp coarse salt
1 tbsp espresso powder
¾ cup (12 tbsp) unsalted butter, at room temperature
3 large eggs, at room temperature
1 tsp vanilla extract
2/3 cup strongly brewed coffee, warm or at room temperature

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Homemade Frappuccino /homemade-frappuccino/ /homemade-frappuccino/#comments Thu, 02 May 2013 08:18:22 +0000 admin /?p=774 Ingredients
2 cups strong brewed coffee, chilled
5 cups milk
1/2 cup sugar
chocolate syrup, caramel sauce, vanilla extract

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Green Monster /green-monster/ /green-monster/#comments Wed, 01 May 2013 20:20:25 +0000 admin /?p=756 Ingredients
2 cups + of spinach
2 bananas
1 cup cottage cheese
⅓ cup milk
2 tbs. flaxseed meal

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Razz-Apple Champagne Slushies /razz-apple-champagne-slushies/ /razz-apple-champagne-slushies/#comments Tue, 30 Apr 2013 20:52:49 +0000 admin /?p=715 Ingredients
6 oz. Raspberries
3/4 cup Diced Strawberries
3/4 cup Diced Apples
1 1/2 cups Green Apple Italian Soda, Sparkling Apple Cider, or Apple Juice
1 1/2 cups Champagne or Sparkling Wine
1/4 cup St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
3-4 tbsps White Granulated Sugar

 

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Iced Hawaiian Coffee /iced-hawaiian-coffee/ /iced-hawaiian-coffee/#comments Fri, 26 Apr 2013 17:18:19 +0000 admin /?p=680 Ingredients
8-10 ounces brewed Tully’s Hawaiian Blend Coffee
1 tablespoon brown sugar
½ cup light coconut milk

 

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Ginger Beer /ginger-beer/ /ginger-beer/#comments Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:16:08 +0000 admin /?p=664 Ingredients
1 oz fresh ginger juice
2 oz fresh lemon juice
3 oz simple syrup
10 oz warm water
25 granules of cuvee yeast
1 16oz glass bottle with a tight cap/lid

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Chocolate Breakfast Shake /chocolate-breakfast-shake/ /chocolate-breakfast-shake/#comments Tue, 23 Apr 2013 18:31:02 +0000 admin /?p=625 Ingredients
1/3 10 oz. block firm tofu
1 small banana, sliced
1.5 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 cup skim milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1.5 tbsp. brown sugar
1/2 cup ice

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Pina Colada Floats /pina-colada-floats/ /pina-colada-floats/#comments Sun, 21 Apr 2013 08:02:52 +0000 admin /?p=606 Ingredients
3 Tbsp coconut milk
1 1/2 tsp granulated sugar
1/8 tsp imitation coconut extract or flavor
1/2 cup lemon lime flavored soda, such as Sprite
1/2 cup pineapple sherbet, recipe follows

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Brazilian Limeade /brazilian-limeade/ /brazilian-limeade/#comments Sun, 21 Apr 2013 07:58:43 +0000 admin /?p=601 Ingredients
5 cups cold water, divided
1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 large overripe banana, peeled (peel should be speckled, not too overripe)
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
Zest of 3 limes
1/2 tsp coconut extract

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Spring Green Juice /spring-green-juice/ /spring-green-juice/#comments Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:47:11 +0000 admin /?p=565 Ingredients
1 celery root (also called celeriac)
2 small pears
2 ginger root


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The Green Smoothie /the-green-smoothie/ /the-green-smoothie/#comments Thu, 18 Apr 2013 20:55:11 +0000 admin /?p=479 Ingredients

1/2 cup packed curly or flat-leaf parsley (leaves and stems)
4 large kale leaves, ribs removed
1 cup frozen mixed berries (or berries of your choice)
1 banana, chopped
1 teaspoon flaxseed (use either ground or whole.  *I prefer whole because I like the little bit of crunchiness it adds.)
1 cup water

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Raw Almond Milk /raw-almond-milk/ /raw-almond-milk/#comments Sun, 14 Apr 2013 10:06:58 +0000 admin /?p=300 Ingredients
1 cup raw almonds, soaked overnight
6-7 cups pure water
1 tsp. vanilla
Pinch sea salt

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Vegan Peppermint Hot Chocolate /vegan-peppermint-hot-chocolate/ /vegan-peppermint-hot-chocolate/#comments Sun, 14 Apr 2013 09:57:24 +0000 admin /?p=290 Ingredients
2 cups unsweetened almond milk
2 peppermint tea bags
2 tbsp. pure cocoa
2 dropper-fulls of NuNaturals cocoa bean stevia*
½ packet NuNaturals stevia

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Tropical Bubble Tea /tropical-bubble-tea/ /tropical-bubble-tea/#comments Sun, 14 Apr 2013 09:46:06 +0000 admin /?p=279 Ingredients

1/4 cup tapioca pearls, dried
1/2 cantaloupe
1/4 cup peaches, frozen
1/4 cup mangoes, frozen
9 drops of liquid vanilla stevia
1/2 cup almond milk

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Super Hydration Juice /super-hydration-juice/ /super-hydration-juice/#comments Sun, 14 Apr 2013 09:34:49 +0000 admin /?p=270 Ingredients

2-3 organic cucumbers, large
2 organic apples
1/4 organic beet or a handful of organic strawberries (opt)*
Organic mint, to taste

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Fruity Spa Water /fruity-spa-water/ /fruity-spa-water/#comments Sun, 14 Apr 2013 09:30:31 +0000 admin /?p=265 Ingredients

½ organic cucumber, sliced into rounds
1 dozen organic strawberries, sliced
1 orange, sliced into rounds

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Caffeine-Free Vanilla Iced “Coffee” /caffeine-free-vanilla-iced-coffee/ /caffeine-free-vanilla-iced-coffee/#comments Sun, 14 Apr 2013 09:27:50 +0000 admin /?p=261 Ingredients

1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
10 drops NuNaturals vanilla stevia
½ cup hot water
1 tsp. Caf-Lib granules
Ice

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Carrot Apple Juice /carrot-apple-juice/ /carrot-apple-juice/#comments Sun, 14 Apr 2013 09:23:29 +0000 admin /?p=256 Ingredients

6 organic carrots
2 ½ apples
2 knobs of fresh ginger
Handful of fresh, organic basil
1 lemon, juiced

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Frappuccino /frappuccino/ /frappuccino/#comments Sun, 14 Apr 2013 09:14:33 +0000 admin /?p=252 Ingredients

2 Tablespoons of instant coffee
2 Tablespoons of fat-free vanilla flavored powdered coffee creamer
½ cup of fat free milk
About 10 ice cubes

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Date Smoothie /date-smoothie/ /date-smoothie/#comments Sun, 14 Apr 2013 09:06:05 +0000 admin /?p=249 Ingredient

1 pitted date
1 medium banana
1 cup almond milk
¼ teaspoon cinnamon

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Peanut Butter Smoothie /peanut-butter-smoothie/ /peanut-butter-smoothie/#comments Sun, 14 Apr 2013 09:01:32 +0000 admin /?p=245 Ingredients

1 large banana
2 teaspoons of natural peanut butter
1 small handful of baby spinach leaves
1 small scoop of natural hemp protein – this should be in a powdered form and can be purchased from any natural health food store
½ teaspoon of cinnamon – this is optional but gives the drink a wonderful spicy taste
Just a bit of water – the amount of water will depend on how thick or thin you want the smoothie

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Lemon Sorbetto /lemon-sorbetto/ /lemon-sorbetto/#comments Sun, 14 Apr 2013 08:52:56 +0000 admin /?p=241 Ingredients

2 cups (16 ounces) good-quality lemon sorbet, softened
2 tablespoons vodka
1/3 cup sparkling wine or Italian Prosecco wine, chilled
Zest of one lemon

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Tropical White Sangria /tropical-white-sangria-2/ /tropical-white-sangria-2/#comments Sun, 14 Apr 2013 08:47:10 +0000 admin /?p=237 Ingredients

2 blood oranges, halved and thinly sliced
2 kiwis, peeled and cut into wedges
1 cup seedless red grapes, halved or whole
1 mango, cut into bite-size pieces
2 bottles  sauvignon blanc wine, chilled
2 ounces orange liqueur, such as Cointreau
8 ounces fresh strawberries, hulled and halved

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Raspberry Smoothie /raspberry-smoothie/ /raspberry-smoothie/#comments Sun, 14 Apr 2013 08:42:42 +0000 admin /?p=230 Ingredients

1 cup organic raspberries (fresh or frozen)
1 cup organic 2% milk (may substitute almond milk or rice milk. Not soy milk).
Fresh mint
2 ice cubes

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