Easy Peach and Cherry Sangria

Easy Peach and Cherry Sangria

Craving a wonderfully refreshing fruity cocktail?  My Easy Peach & Cherry Sangria is the perfect drink to mix for a party, shower or summer cookout.  Just a few simple ingredients are needed for a pitcher of this fantastic summer libation!   I've decided I need to start a book club.  Specifically, to have my girlfriends over to serve a giant pitcher of this fabulous drink.  It is seriously my new favorite cocktail!  I love adding fresh fruit to a bottle of Moscato or Prosecco, and during this time of year when fresh peaches and cherries are in season, it makes for the most wonderfully refreshing summer libation!   Making this sangria couldn't be easier!  You'll start by slicing up a couple peaches, and pitting some fresh cherries.  If you can't find fresh Continue Reading...

Easy Iced Coffee

Easy Iced Coffee

I have to tell you, that I really love coffee.  If it wouldn't keep me up at night, I would drink it all day long!  It's one of my favorite parts of the morning - I walk over to my trusty Tassimo coffee maker and brew me up a nice cup of joe.  However, when it gets hot like it did here yesterday (90 by noon!), I really love nothing more than an iced coffee. Now don't get me wrong, I delight in a great Starbucks iced latte like everyone else, but its not always great on my wallet.  So, I'm gonna fill you in on how to make a fabulous tasting, and super easy iced coffee right at home. A great tip to making iced coffee is using coffee ice cubes.  Making coffee ice cubes is about as simple as it sounds.  Pour some brewed coffee in an ice cube tray, and freeze.  You can use regular Continue Reading...

Pina Colada Smoothie Two Ways: Breakfast or Cocktail

Pina Colada Smoothie Two Ways: Breakfast or Cocktail

In my opinion, nothing says summer like a really great smoothie or shake.  This smoothie delivers excellent texture, flavor, and just the perfect amount of sweetness. This smoothie is ideal for breakfast or a great snack for you and the kids on a hot afternoon.  With just a bit of prep before hand it literally takes about 5 minutes to have this cool, frosty drink in hand. You can also adapt this drink making it a fabulous cocktail and wonderful to sip on the patio at the end of a great summer day. Here's the recipe: [mpprecipe-recipe:10]   You'll find that you don't need any additional sweetener, as the pineapple, banana and coconut do the job. Adaptation for Pina Colada Cocktail: substitute 1 1/2 c. vanilla ice cream, for the greek yogurt add 2-3 Continue Reading...