Category Archives: Drinks/Beverages

Berry Banana Smoothies

I’ve been drinking these smoothies practically every day for the past two months. Why? Besides the fact that they taste delicious, are quick & easy, my children like them and they are healthy… my husband and I have adjusted our … Continue reading

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Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

I remember my dad telling me about this place he used to get yummy orange drinks,  Orange Julius. I think orange was my dad’s favorite flavor – which was weird to me, because I didn’t even like orange flavored – … Continue reading

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Christmas Spiced Cider

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This recipe comes from my daughter’s Physical Therapy office, it seems they make it every day during the month of December. I am not a fan of cold weather, because I am easily chilled to the bone, so I constantly … Continue reading

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Chai Tea

The first time I can remember drinking tea, I was in my late teens and my boss Ettore’ suggested that I drink tea. I was desperate to try anything and was pleasantly surprised that I actually enjoyed the tea. Even … Continue reading

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Spiced Pumpkin Creamer

You know what, I don’t like pumpkin pie. You know what else? I have never purchased a can of pumpkin puree or ever baked anything with pumpkin in it (unless you count roasting pumpkin seeds.) However, many years ago a … Continue reading

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Vanilla Bean Creamer

Hazelnut… The first coffee creamer from a bottle that I ever tasted was Hazelnut. I was hooked. It added sweetness and cream all in one pour. Then I read the ingredients, uh, oh… artificial everything. Really?? Eventually I quit drinking … Continue reading

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Iced Cafe Mocha (…and iced coffee)

When I took this photo it already felt like 100 degrees on my front porch. The chocolate chips were melting, the lemon zest was sinking & the ice cubes were dissolving and I was sweating (sorry)… slightly torturous since I … Continue reading

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Lemonade Concentrate/Syrup

The sun is shining, the weather is hot, and you know what that means? I am a happy girl – a VERY happy girl! Oh and it’s almost summertime. And, you know what summertime means? Time to enjoy good ‘ol … Continue reading

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