3 Delicious Fruit Infused Water Recipes
Jun11

3 Delicious Fruit Infused Water Recipes

Summer heat and outdoor activities can leave you sweaty and dehydrated. It’s important to drink plenty of water when it’s hot outside, but plain water can get BORING! A great way to stay hydrated and get a vitamin boost is to make your own fruit infused water. I like to use both fresh fruit and essential oil when I make infused water, but you can simply use fruit or if you’re in a rush just use essential...

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Tropical Sangria Recipe
May04

Tropical Sangria Recipe

The warmer weather is AMAZING lately. There’s nothing better than chilling by the pool and soaking up the sun while the kids splash around. This weather always makes me crave a delicious, refreshing drink. This is the perfect drink for pool parties. I’m planning to make a big pitcher of this on Mother’s Day. It’s always a crowd pleaser!  Let’s drink to warm summer weather with this Tropical...

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Piña Colada Smoothie Recipe
Jan18

Piña Colada Smoothie Recipe

I’ve been on a coconut kick lately. I’m addicted to drinking natural coconut water to replenish my body after exercise. I’ve also been enjoying coconut milk in recipes and straight from the glass. My youngest son, Alexander absolutely loves Piña Coladas. He’s all about anything with pineapple and coconut.  I was inspired by my recent coconut kick and my sons love of tropical fruit, so I decided to...

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Halloween Zombie Punch
Oct31

Halloween Zombie Punch

I love Halloween! Dressing up in scary costumes and making fun “finger” food (pun intended!) and cocktails. Since Halloween falls on a Friday this year, it will make for an extra fun evening. I wanted to make a disgusting and delicious cocktail to enjoy while the kiddos knock on doors begging for a sugar rush. 😉 Hey, adults need a treat too!   I created a nasty looking, yet yummy Halloween Zombie Punch. If you know...

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Tropical Sangria
Oct01

Tropical Sangria

I suppose it’s officially Fall. But you know what? I already miss the lazy days of summer! Chilling by the pool, soaking up the sun while the kids splash around, their laughter filling the air. Sure, pumpkin spice is nice but I’ve always loved tropical fruity drinks. So, as one last hoorah I decided to post this Tropical Sangria recipe. Let’s drink it and pretend it’s still summertime! Who’s with me?!...

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Watermelon Cocktail
Jul31

Watermelon Cocktail

I’m typically a wine drinker, but the hot summer months make me crave something cool and refreshing. With watermelon in season, I decided to make a fresh Watermelon Cocktail to sip by the pool. This is the ultimate refreshing cocktail and it only takes a few minutes to make. Enjoy this at your next pool party. It’s sure to be a hit!    Ingredients:  4 1/2 Cups Seedless Watermelon (cut into cubes)  1...

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Lemon Sangria
Apr24

Lemon Sangria

I love Sangria and have been officially named the “Sangria Expert” by my friends and family. I’m always asked to make Sangria for parties and cookouts. I recently bought a nice bottle of Limoncello (Caravella) and it was delicious. I wanted to incorporate the bright lemon flavor of the Limoncello into a Sangria, that’s when I came up with this Lemon Sangria recipe. It’s delicious and sure to be a hit...

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Power Green Tea Smoothie
Feb27

Power Green Tea Smoothie

My family and I have become huge fans of juicing lately. While juicing is great, some fruit is best blended because you get to consume the entire fruit. This Power Green Tea Smoothie recipe uses a combination of fresh juice from the juicer and whole fruit with almond milk and Greek yogurt for added protein and calcium. If you’re vegan, just omit the yogurt for a delicious vegan smoothie.    [yumprint-recipe...

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Spiced Sangria Recipe
Dec06

Spiced Sangria Recipe

I was invited to a girls only cocktail party tonight. Each person is responsible for bringing a fun Holiday drink to the party for everyone to try.  You’re also supposed to bring a copy of your recipe. It’s like a twist on the Holiday cookie exchange. This is a much better idea in my opinion! I whipped up this spiced sangria recipe to take along with me. One of my favorite drink recipes is sangria. I always joke that...

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