Saturday, June 23, 2012

Wow,  on a day with 100 degrees what do we need more than a fun, cold drink ! i thought i would share a few that are our family favorites.
                                   MOM`S LEMONADE MIX
Stir together until dissolved ; 2 T. fresh lemon rind
                                               3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
                                               2 1/2 cups sugar
                                              1 T. citric acid
                                               2 cups boiling water
Store in a jar in the frig.  1/4 cup concentrate to 3/4 cup water makes one glass (add ice as desired)
This is SO good and handy to have !

                                    PEACHY LIGHT
 In a blender, combine'  1 peeled and cut up peach
                                      1/2 banana
                                       1 cup milk
                                       1 T. honey
Blend until frothy and serve immediately !

                                  CHOCO-MINT YUMMY
 In a blender, combine: 1 cup chocolate milk,(do Not use chocolate drink)
                                      a few drops of peppermint extract
                                      1/2 cup crushed ice
Blend well and top with a dollop of whipped cream

We all love a cold glass of chocolate milk topped with a  scoop of strawberry ice cream !
                     GRAPE BLIZZARD
You won`t believe how good this is!
Just combine in a blender: 1 cup grape juice and 1 scoop vanilla ice cream !

Blend together :  1 cup apricot nectar
                            2 tsp. lemon juice
                            1 T. sugar
                            dash of salt
                             1 scoop vanilla ice cream
Serve immediately !

                SUNDAE IN A GLASS
 Blend together : 1 banana
                            1 cup chocolate milk
                            a few drops almond extract
                            1 scoop vanilla ice cream

Well,  I hope I have your creative juices flowing and you will come up with even more funfamily treats.  Please share your ideas.  I love hearing from you.
Stay tuned next week for a couple of picnic favorites for the 4th of JULY !
Smile Always, Bev


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