Category: Beverages

Blueberry Peach Smoothie

blueberry peach smoothieThanks to our Featured Foodie, duodishes.com, for this smoothie creation that substitutes ice cubes with frozen broccoli! see recipe

Homemade Limoncello

limoncello
What?! We were not aware this was possible. Thanks to acoupleinthekitchen.us we now know it is! see recipe

Orange Slice Jello Shots

orange slice jello shots

orange slice jello shots

Thank you to our Featured Foodies at duodishes.com for this amazing, innovative way to serve jello shots! So much more practical (and much better presented) than a little cup.
see recipe

Melonshine

melonshine

melonshine

“The perfect backyard barbecue beverage,” says acoupleinthekitchen.us, creator of this cocktail. We’d have to agree! see recipe

Coffee Milk

coffee milk

coffee milk

No, it’s not ice coffee…more like a chocolate milk…but a coffee milk! And it’s delicious. Thank you to thekitchenwitchblog.com for this wonderful inspiration! see recipe

Ginger Lime Cooler

ginger lime cooler

ginger lime cooler

Just as the weather heats up, cool down with this refreshing beverage. Perfect for a mid-day BBQ. Enjoy this thanks to our Featured Foodies over at DuoDishes.com! see recipe

Pomegranate Berry Smoothie

pomegranate smoothie

pomegranate smoothie

Kent made this smoothie this morning and kept mmm-ing until he was finished drinking it, so we had to add! see recipe

St. Patty’s Day Green Cocktail (Midori Margarita)

midori margarita

midori margarita

The official day to drink “green” cocktails is March 17th!

see recipe

Spicy Watermelon Margarita

spicy watermelon margarita

spicy watermelon margarita

Another one of our So-Cal favorites. This delicious and quite pretty cocktail has a little heat and just the right amount of sweetness!  see recipe

Lemon Ginger Wake-up Tea Water

lemon ginger water

lemon ginger water

Try this first thing in the morning to really wake up your digestive system. see recipe

Homemade Mint Tea

mint tea

mint tea

Finally,  something to do with leftover fresh mint! see recipe

Cinnamon Spiced Hot Cocoa

cinnamon hot cocoa

cinnamon hot cocoa

What’s better than getting cozy on a cold day with a cup of cocoa?  see recipe

Mimosa Italiana!

Mimosa Italiana

Mimosa Italiana

Ciao Bella/o! Here’s one of my favorite cocktail creations! See notes section for full story. see recipe

How to Make a Fancy Pants Mimosa

mimosa

mimosa

Here’s a traditional Mimosa recipe with a bonus ingredient!  see recipe

Cran-cherry Champagne

cherry cranberry champagne

cherry cranberry champagne

Who says you can’t enjoy a cocktail with breakfast?! Here’s a fun way to start your Valentine’s Day or very special morning with your love. see recipe

Simple Chocolate Milk Shake

chocolate milk shake

chocolate milk shake

Yummy. Easy 3 ingredient dessert! This shake was an instant classic in our house. see recipe

Lemon Drop Martini

lemon drop martini

lemon drop martini

I wanted to add a cocktail that would be great to have on New Year’s Eve and this was the first that came to mind! Fresh lemon drop martini!  see recipe

Party Punch

party punch

party punch

Here’s a great party punch recipe for adults only! Raspberry, Champagne, and lemon flavors.

see recipe

Cranberry Martini

Cranberry Martini

Cranberry Martini

A holiday cocktail with spunk! see recipe

Spiked Hot Apple Cider

spiked apple cider

spiked apple cider

Hot mulled cider with a splash of  spiced rum, served with a cinnamon stick and lemon peel! see recipe

Minty Hot Chocolate

minty hot chocolate

minty hot chocolate

Candy cane infused hot cocoa. This is a great recipe for Christmas morning! see recipe

Carol’s Hot Buttered Rum

hot buttered rum

hot buttered rum

Don’t throw a holiday party without whipping up this fantastic recipe created by our Foodie Friend, Carol B.!  see recipe

Cranberry Sauce Jello Shots

Cranberry Jello Shots

Cranberry Jello Shots

Festive Jello shots for your next gathering! My friend Aloha James highly recommends these! see recipe

Pumpkin Smoothie

pumpkin smoothie

pumpkin smoothie

Here’s a treat for those pleasantly warm autumn days! see recipe

Dirty Martini

dirty martini

dirty martini

How to make a proper martini.  see recipe

Ice Cream [sandwich] Shake

ice cream sandwich shake

ice cream sandwich shake

Vanilla ice cream plus an ice cream sandwich plus milk equals delightful! makes 2. see recipe

Green Champagne [lime-mint]

mint champagne

mint champagne

A French recipe that transitions well! Hello! It has class-act St. Patrick’s Day party written all over it! Lovely cocktail, truly.  see recipe

Beer-garita [Margarita + Beer= Fun]

beergarita

beergarita

Beergarita instructions! How to make a beergarita like a pro! see recipe

Hot Apple Cider

hot apple cider

hot apple cider

How to make hot apple cider from scratch. see recipe

Mudslide Cocktail Recipe

mudslide cocktail

mudslide cocktail

How to make a round of mudslides! Serves 4. Alcoholic! see recipe