Cosmo Jelly Shots 1 1/4 cup cranberry juice cocktail 2 1/2 envelopes plain gelatin 1/4 cup Roses lime juice (or fresh lime juice with a healthy dash of simple syrup) 1/4 cup Grand Marnier (use Cointreau or Triple Sec for a milder tasting jelly shot) 3/4 cup orange flavored vodka 1/4 cup lime zest for garnish, if desired Directions Pour cranberry and lime juices into a small saucepan and sprinkle with gelatin. Allow to soak for a few minutes. Heat on low, stirring constantly, until…
Almond Roca - 1 1/2 cups chopped toasted almonds, (1 cup for bottom, 1/2 cup for top) - 1 cup packed light brown sugar - 1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter - 4 bars of chocolate (such as Hershey's Bars) Cook butter/sugar 12 minutes after it starts to boil (when fat separates from sugar)
Raspberry & Key Lime Margarita Makes 4 cocktails 1 pint fresh raspberries (or about 1 cup frozen) 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/3 cup Key lime juice (or 1/2 cup regular lime juice) 1 cup tequila (hefty, yes…if you alter this amount I won’t be offended) Combine the raspberries and citrus juices in a blender. Pulse until smooth. Use a fine mesh strainer and a spatula to press the raspberry mixture through into a bowl- this removes the seeds from the berries. Add the tequila, pour into a p...
Candy Cane Martini -- 1 1/4 ounces vanilla vodka; 1 1/4 ounces white crème de cacao; 3/4 ounce peppermint schnapps; peppermint candy. Combine vanilla vodka, white creme de cacao, and peppermint schnapps in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously, and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with peppermint candy.
Strawberry-Peach Freezer Smoothies 2 cups peaches, peeled 1 generous cup frozen strawberries 1 ripe banana 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon chia seeds or ground flax 1/2 cup milk, almond milk, coconut milk or soy milk Add peaches, strawberries, banana, honey and milk to a blender. Blend until all chunks have been broken down and the smoothie is one uniform consistency.
Sunset Punch: 8 ounces bourbon 8 ounces white vermouth 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice, plus lemon slices for garnish 1/4 cup simple syrup (see Note) 12 ounces chilled ginger beer In a punch bowl, combine the bourbon, vermouth, lemon juice and syrup. Add the ginger beer and lemon slices and serve over ice. NOTES To make simple syrup, heat 1/4 cup of sugar with 1/4 cup of water and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Let cool. Cheers!
Chocolate Almond Shake ~ 1/4 cup cocoa powder unsweetened, try using dark cocoa powder, or chocolate brown rice protein powder 12 oz soft tofu silken, drained 1 cup or more to desired consistency almond milk or coconut milk. plain, unsweetened 1-2 tsp vanilla extact gluten free, alcohol free to taste Himalayan pink salt to taste stevia Coconut Whip (optional) recipe »
Pear & Cranberry Bellini 1 cup pear nectar 1 cup cranberry juice cocktail 1 bottle Prosecco or other dry sparkling white wine Directions In a small pitcher or large liquid measuring cup, combine pear nectar and cranberry juice cocktail. Pour 1/4 cup juice mixture into each of eight champagne glasses. Dividing evenly, top with Prosecco or other dry sparkling white wine.