Warm and Soothing Caramel Apple Cider

This is one of my comfort drinks.  Its sweet, hot, and smells like the holidays.  It also takes about 2 minutes to make, and is something the whole family can enjoy.  I need things like this in my life right now.  Maybe you do too. Hot Caramel Apple Cider Warm up some apple cider (or…

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Blackberry Lime Cooler

We moved into a house recently that has been vacant for a few years, and the yard is covered with blackberry bushes.  So, when life gives you blackberries, make blackberry lemonade!  Or blackberry limeade if you’re me. I looked up some recipes online, and they were all WAY too fussy for me.  No simmering for…

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Make Your Own Vitamin Water

It’s hot as *#%& here.  All I have been eating is salad and ice cold drinks.  After the 5th glass of iced coffee and tea, it was time to go for something a bit healthier. I first made these flavored waters when I did a detox diet with my husband where no caffeine was allowed.…

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Vodka Spiked Strawberry Lemonade

I needed this on Friday.  3 kids, one husband and me on a plane (no snakes thank God!).  5 hour trip, 2 hours to get off, find our bags, get the rental and load up, then 4 more to drive to Pop Pop’s house.  It was an iced cold spiked lemonade kind of day.  I…

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Strawberry Lemonade

We went to a great Fourth of July BBQ yesterday with some good friends and I got to bring drinks!  Of course, strawberries were lingering on my counter, and I whipped up a batch of this strawberry lemonade.  I made one version for the kids, and another for the grown ups (I think I drank…

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Refreshing Strawberry Lassi

Smoothies have become a staple in our house. Dan and I love them as a healthy snack or treat.  Dan just likes fruit and juice in his, but I always add yogurt.  Recently I discovered that what I’ve been making for years is really a Lassi.  An amazingly delicious Indian drink made by blending yogurt,…

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