Several years ago, I was at a spa. Upon arrival, I was served an ice-cold glass of water. The water tasted different and I asked the attendant what was in it.
This is a recipe for a milkshake made out of a slice of cheesecake.
I am looking to make my own egg nog or flavor fat free milk to taste like egg nog.
This page contains homemade granita recipes. Many delicious blended iced drinks can be made at home.
Any instant coffee or vanilla ice cream will do, but I highly suggest French roast flavored instant coffee and Haagen-Dazs brand vanilla ice cream ;-)
This is great for when you have guests or are just wanting a drink. It tastes great.
Okay, this is called lemonade but limes are used instead? That's because true Brazilian lemons taste like limes. And, yes, creamy sweet milk makes this drink taste awesome!
Someone was just asking for a Caramel Frappucino recipe so thought should share with everyone. Here's the recipe I've used for quite awhile. I prefer using 'or more to taste' of both the sugar and caramel but others I've served it to thought what I like is too sweet.
I don't know where this recipe gets it's name from, but it is truly a delight! The fruit in this is outstanding!
Since it is flu season, here is a recipe for Gatorade. Great to drink when you cannot keep anything else down.
I know it sounds crazy to buy two jars of maraschino cherries just for the juice but you can garnish this beverage with some of those cherries and use the rest to make cherry cobbler, make cherry cookies, use in fruit salads, or dehydrate for snacks.
A yummy, fruity summer drink.
In a blender, combine strawberries, water, lime juice, and sugar, blending until sugar dissolves. Serve over ice.
Puree all ingredients in food processor or blender. Chill.
Combine all ingredients in a blender food processor. Cover and process until well combined. Pour into glasses and serve.
Mix honey, limeade concentrate, and poppy seed in medium bowl. Carefully toss fruit with honey mixture. Sprinkle with almonds.
Mix in a blender until smooth. Serve in a hurricane glass with an orange slice and a strawberry.
Great for parties! Combine the first three ingredients with 1 scoop of ice cream together in a blender. Blend until smooth, pour into glasses and add a scoop of ice cream on top.
Fill a 10-12 oz. glass with ice. Add first three ingredients then fill with club soda. Garnish with 1/2 orange slice and a cherry.
In a blender, blend raspberries and cranberry juice. Set aside. This will be the red layer.
Our family decided to cut out soda and fruit juices because of the high sugar, calories, and cost. But milk and water were getting a little boring, so I started experimenting with iced teas.
Combine all ingredients except ice cubes in blender. Blend for about 1-2 minutes, adding ice cubes one at a time.
Wash lemons and oranges and slice into rounds. Put in large pan (big enough to hold 2 plus gallons). Add 2 cups of sugar sprinkling over tops of fruit. Add enough hot water to just cover the top and mash with a potato masher.
Easy thirst quencher invented by golfer, Arnold Palmer. This is how we make a batch to keep in fridge. We love it.
I love the Limeade drinks from Sonic Drive-In and was glad to find this recipe.
It is different and would be very refreshing on a hot day in a tall glass filled with ice, or even frozen until slushy to eat with a spoon!
Just in time for the 4th of July and all other summer celebrations for that matter. Nothing is better than homemade!
Remember those simple yummy Root Beer Floats? Well, I haven't had one in decades and was craving one but didn't have any root beer on hand. I do keep orange soda, which I love, and vanilla ice cream on hand!
Combine apple juice concentrate, fruit and spices in saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes; strain juice into pitcher. Chill in refrigerator.
Blend strawberries and lemonade together in blender. Add ice and 7-Up as desired.
Bring sugar and water to boil. Add tea and fruit juices. Strain and add vanilla and almond.
A great delicious recipe for those who love eggnog but need to watch their fat and sugar content. Combine all dry ingredients and mix well until smooth and thoroughly mixed. Add milk and vanilla mix with mixer until smooth and creamy.
How do you make your own sparkling water?
Pour lemon and lime juice into a pitcher, add sugar and stir until dissolved. Add ice cubes and water and stir. Serve in tumblers.
I love tangy drinks and am diabetic so I made up my own sugar free version of an "Arnold Palmer":
Very easy and low calorie. Put the 2 bags of tea in a pitcher and fill to the top with cold water. Let sit in fridge for at least 1/2 hour (I have left it overnight and still good)
Refreshing and healthful fresh fruit drinks for summer from Mexico. Combine all ingredients in a blender and whirl 'til smooth. Pour into tall glasses and serve. (If making in advance, skip ice cubes.
Combine pineapple and orange juice concentrate. Add frozen lemonade and bananas. Stir well and freeze overnight. Stir again, as banana slices will have floated to the top.
Mix together equal parts orange juice and milk in an empty 16 oz water bottle. Then add a tiny capful of real vanilla and replace the cap and shake.
In a saucepan, over medium heat, bring sugar and water to a boil. Let cool and pour into a freezer container. Add all the juices, juice concentrate and bananas.
There's an article about saving money on 'soda pop' also about making your own 'coke'. I couldn't find the 'how to's'. Please tell me how? Thank you.
Cherry phosphates are as American as apple pie - and this diner staple can be made at home, too. Try making a phosphate to spice up a burger and fries dinner.
Pulse all of the ingredients in a blender until the ice cream begins to break down, about 5 pulses, then blend on high until completely smooth.
We travel to the Bahamas several times a year and due to customs laws we are not allowed to bring in any fresh fruits or vegetables. However, I found that if I freeze them first, it was allowed, which is how I came up with this idea.
In a large glass (30 oz. if possible), put in about crushed ice and coffee. Fill the remainder of the cup with your favorite cola and stir well. You need the tall glass because it will really foam up!
Cook sugar and water over low heat. Boil 5 minutes. Pour over mint leaves and orange peel. Let cool. Add juices. Cover and let stand 1 hour.
Mix all ingredients in order and freeze.
This is a quick beverage to make it a friend comes over or for a small party.
In a bowl, combine the water, sugar, lemon juice and mint; stir well. Let stand for at least 45 minutes. Strain and discard mint. Place ice cubes in two 2 qt. pitchers; add half of the lemon mixture and ginger ale to each.
In large bowl, combine milk, egg substitute, sugar and extracts; stir until sugar is dissolved. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve.
Place ice cream or yogurt into a blender container. Add the fruit juice, put the lid on the container, and mix until smooth and creamy.
Beat eggs and sugar together until light and lemon colored. Stir in water, orange concentrate, and lemon juice. Place scoops of ice cream in punch bowl; pour juice mixture over ice cream.
Recipe for French Vanilla Cinnamon Bun Frappe. Place all ingredients in blender on high for 45 seconds.
Recipe for Icy Fruit Slushies. Place ice cubes in ziploc baggy. With meat mallet or rolling pin. Crush ice cubes. Place in blender. . .
Recipe for Sorbet Cocktail. Hull strawberries and place in blender. Break bananas into chunks and place in blender. . .
Recipe for Dreamsicle Drink Mix. Mix all ingredients well. To use, mix 3 Tbsp. mix to 1 cup boiling water; top with marshmallows. To serve cold, place a scoop of vanilla ice cream. . .
Recipe for Pineapple-Banana Cooler. Cut bananas into small chunks. Wrap in aluminum foil and freeze 2 hours. . .
Recipe for Peaches-N-Cream Cooler. Place all ingredients in blender. Cover and blend until smooth. . .
Use good old dry powder mix for your lemonade - I prefer Country Time, but any will do. Then, go over to the alcoholic mixers, but you won't be going to get drunk. . .
Good Morning Orange Splash recipe... Combine first 5 ingredients in blender. Process at high speed add ice cubes...
Frosty Orange Cooler recipe. Pour about 1/2 cup Orange juice into each of 4 tall glasses add scoop orange sherbet...
Boston Iced Tea recipe. Heat water to boiling. Add sugar. Stir until dissolved. Add tea bags and let steep 4-5 minutes. Remove tea bags add juice concentrate...
Non Alcoholic Strawberry Margarita recipe. Place all ingredients in blender and blend until well mixed and thick...
If you are looking for a punch to serve at your party, this one is sure to be enjoyed.
Watermelon-Lemonade Cooler recipe. Process watermelon in batches in blender until smooth. Combine lemonade and mint sprigs and cook in a saucepan over medium heat for 10 minutes.
Pour 1 cup milk into large measuring cup. Add enough ice to measure 3 cups. Pour into blender. . .
Ideas for inexpensive beverages you can give your kids. Post your ideas.
Pour the soda into a small glass and stir in food coloring. Top with the frozen yogurt and sprinkle the candy on top upon serving.
Top a glass of ginger ale/lime soda with a scoop of lime sherbert.
Steep tea bags in boiling water for 5 minutes. Discard tea bags and cool. Pour tea into pitcher add cranberry juice and lemonade concentrate. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until frothy. Stir well. Serve over ice.
This is a yummy summer drink treat! The kids will love it!