Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

Here is a great smoothie recipe to get your day going. It’s quick, it’s easy, and it tastes fabulous! If you have any great smoothie or beverage recipes that you would like to share, send it to me in the comments section of this topic. Strawberry-Banana Smoothie 1 c. non-fat vanilla yogurt 1/2 c. frozen…

Old Fashioned Lemonade

Nothing beats the summer heat like an ice cold glass of lemonade! This recipe is one I found years ago and is SOOO much better than that powdered stuff. Just sipping it reminds you of sitting on a old porch in the summertime as neighbors stroll by arm in arm. If this old fashioned lemonade…

Berry Green Smoothie

I have a friend who specializes in Naturopathy and Natural medicine. She recently told my husband and I about the benefits of the gogi (or goji) berry. It is a super food full of antioxidants that looks like dried red raisins. Here is her recipe for a delicious and power-packed drink. She states, “This smoothie…

Cranberry Breeze

“This is the easiest, most refreshing drink in the summer time…or in the winter time when you’re dreaming of those hot summer days! This is a great one to have when friends are over.”– Taylor Temple Cranberry Breeze 2 cups cranberry juice 1 cup pink grapefruit juice Ice cubes Combine both juices and serve in…

Peanut Butter-Banana Chocolate Smoothie

This recipe is very versatile and there are many versions. You’ll just have to adjust the ingredients depending on your love of peanut butter and desired thickness. A little protein powder or breakfast drink mix may also be added for extra nutrition. Peanut Butter-Banana Chocolate Smoothie 1 frozen banana 1 Tbsp. peanut butter 3/4 c….

Peach-Mango Smoothie

2 *fresh peaches OR nectarines (frozen may be used if you don’t have fresh) 1/2 c. soymilk OR peach yogurt 1/2 c. peach-mango juice Icecubes (opt.) Blend all ingredients until very smooth. Icecubes are optional depending on desired thickness. You may have to adjust the liquid if you choose frozen fruit over fresh and yogurt…

Non-alcoholic Strawberry Daiquiri

Non-alcoholic Strawberry Daiquiri 1-6oz. can lemonade 2-10oz. pkgs. frozen sweetened strawberries 2 c. water 2 c. ice 2 t. sugar (opt.) Blend all ingredients until slushy. Garnish with a fresh sliced strawberry on side of glass. Yields approx. 6 servings.

Mixed Berry Smoothie

Mixed Berry Smoothie 1 banana 2 c. frozen mixed berries 1/2 c. juice (any that would compliment the berries) 3/4 c. vanilla or strawberry yogurt Blend all ingredients until smooth, thinning if necessary with extra juice. Experiment with the fruit and juices for fun flavors. Add more sweetener if desired.

Cranberry-Pineapple Citrus Punch

Cranberry-Pineapple Citrus Punch 1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate 1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen orange juice concentrate 6 cans water 3 1/2 cups pineapple juice 1 1/2 cups cranberry juice Mix all ingredients together and serve in a punch bowl. Add ice cubes just before serving and garnish with orange slices.

Taylor’s Crockpot Winter Mulled Apple Cider

“When it’s snowing and blowing outside, there’s nothing like sitting close to a cheery, blazing fire with a mug of this hot cider!”– Taylor Temple Taylor’s Crockpot Winter Mulled Apple Cider 8 cups apple cider OR apple juice 1/8 cup brown sugar 2 Cinnamon sticks 1 tsp. whole cloves 1/8 tsp. ground ginger 1/8 tsp….