Recipes - Drinks
7 Detox Smoothies With Added Health Benefits
frozen hot chocolate recipe:) always a winner
TRICK FOR SQUEEZING LEMONS: Use a pair of sturdy tongs to get more juice out of lemons, limes, and oranges. Cut the fruit in half, and place a piece between the prongs. (The inner lip on metal ones will minimize slippage.) Working over a pitcher, squeeze the open end of the tongs with both hands. When finished, pour the juice through a sieve.
Trick for Squeezing Lemons
Day Spa Apple Cinnamon Water, 0 Calories. Step By Step Video. Did you know both apples and cinnamon raise your metabolism?
2L water, 1 medium cucumber, 1 lemon, 10-12 mint leaves. steep overnight in fridge and drink. also great for general detox.
Home made fruit & herb flavoured water: Ingredients Fruit -- 2 cups berries, citrus, melons, pineapple...most fruits will work (see recommended amounts in directions) Herbs (a sprig of mint, basil, sage, rosemary, tarragon, thyme, or lavender) Water & Ice. Add fruit, ice & muddle together. Top up with water & refrigerate for up to 3 days. ENJOY!
Create flavored waters to refresh guests or to mix with vodka, rum or tequila for low calorie cocktails!
Watermelon Lime Frosty (or Margarita) makes 2 3 cups watermelon, cubed and frozen 1 ripe banana, peeled and frozen 2 tablespoons agave nectar or maple syrup Zest from 2 limes Juice from 2 limes (about 4 tablespoons) 1/2 cup water Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more water as needed to keep the mixture moving. For margaritas: add 3-4 shots of silver tequila
Watermelon Lime Frosty adapted from Happy, Healthy, Life makes 2 3 cups watermelon, cubed and frozen 1 ripe banana, peeled and frozen 2 tablespoons agave nectar or maple syrup Zest from 2 limes Juice from 2 limes (about 4 tablespoons) 1/2 cup water Blend all ingredients until smooth, adding more water as needed to keep the mixture moving.
How does it work? the drink with the highest sugar content stays on the bottom...use red fruit punch on the bottom, blue Gatorade in the middle, diet 7-up or sprite on top..... Good for the kids for the 4th!
YIELD: 4 TO 6 SERVINGS ingredients: 1 (12-ounce) can pink lemonade concentrate 4 cups raspberry sherbet 1 (12-ounce) can of Sprite 1. In a pitcher, mix the lemonade concentrate with the recommended amount of water. 2. In a blender, combine the sherbet with 4 cups of the lemonade mixture; mix until combined. Pour into individual glasses. Add the soda, stir gently and serve.
Watermelon Frosty : 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 optional: 2 shots of tequila (or sub with more water or fruit juice)