Category: Drink

Aug 31

Booze-free sangria mocktail

Preparation time: 20 minutes.

YOU NEED:

  • 750ml grape juice, 500ml orange juice, 60ml lemon juice, 30ml lime juice
  • 1 orange, ends trimmed, sliced into half rounds
  • 1 apple, cored and in thin wedges

METHOD: In a two-litre jug, stir the juices together. Stir in orange and apple wedges and refrigerate, covered, for four to 48 hours. Serve in tall glasses, add some of the fruit.

TIP: Serve with sprigs of mint

https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/9200041/mrs-crunch-mocktail-recipes-refreshing/

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Aug 31

Virgin Mary mocktail

MAKES 1

Preparation time: 5 minutes.

YOU NEED:

  • 180ml tomato juice
  • ½ lemon
  • Salt and pepper
  • Couple of dashes of tabasco sauce
  • Dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • 6 basil leaves
  • 1 stick of celery

METHOD: Squeeze half a lemon into a glass. Add salt and pepper. Add a couple of dashes of tabasco sauce. Add a splash of Worcestershire sauce.

Tear four basil leaves and add them to the glass. Add ice and tomato juice.

Top the glass with a shaker and shake contents thoroughly. Get a tall glass, add ice and pour the contents of the shaker into the glass through a strainer.

Garnish with a celery stick.

 

TIP: Although this is a mocktail it also makes a brilliant breakfast when you are on the go

https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/9200041/mrs-crunch-mocktail-recipes-refreshing/

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Aug 31

Sparkling Iced Tea mocktail

MAKES 2

Preparation time: 30 minutes.

YOU NEED:

  • 1 fruit or herb tea bag, e.g. camomile, spiced apple, green tea
  • 3 ice cubes per glass
  • 300ml Shloer White Grape
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • 2 sprigs mint

METHOD: Put the tea bag in a measuring jug and pour over 300ml/½pt boiling water. Leave to stand for 2-3 minutes, then remove the tea bag and leave the tea to go cold.

Add ice cubes to two tall glass cups and divide the tea between them.

Top up with Shloer White Grape, decorate with lemon wedges and mint sprigs and serve immediately.

 

TIP: Make lemon ice cubes in advance. Simply grate the zest of a lemon and pop a couple of pieces of zest into each square, fill with water and freeze

 

https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/9200041/mrs-crunch-mocktail-recipes-refreshing/

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Aug 31

Strawberry Daiquiri mocktail

MAKES 1

Preparation time: 5 minutes.

YOU NEED:

  • 2 large strawberries, hulled
  • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 ice cubes
  • 180ml chilled lemonade
  • A sprig of mint and a wedge of lime to serve

METHOD: In the container of a blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Pour into your favourite fancy glass to serve.

 

TIP: Freeze some strawberries and you can skip the ice

 

https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/9200041/mrs-crunch-mocktail-recipes-refreshing/

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Aug 31

Vegan Chocolate Milkshake

Ingredients
  • ripe medium or large bananas, peeled, chopped into pieces, and frozen
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • pitted medjool dates
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cups almond milk (soy or hemp milk will work well, too)
Directions
  1. Blend all ingredients till smooth, adding a little more almond milk as needed. Serve.

 

https://food52.com/recipes/30128-vegan-chocolate-milkshake

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Apr 27

Strawberry Milkshake Smoothie

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries (about 12)
  2. 2 tablespoons rolled oats
  3. 1 1/2 cups vanilla soy milk
  4. 1/2 serving vanilla plant-based protein powder (I used Vega Performance Protein; 41 g)
  5. 5 raw almonds
  6. 1 medjool date

DIRECTIONS

  1. Add all the ingredients to a blender and mix until smooth.
  2. Enjoy!

https://www.popsugar.co.uk/fitness/Strawberry-Milkshake-Smoothie-45090884

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Apr 27

Honeydew Protein Smoothie

INGREDIENTS

  1. 180 grams honeydew melon
  2. 60 grams spinach
  3. 1 teaspoon flaxmeal
  4. 8 raw almonds
  5. 1 serving vanilla protein powder (I used Vega Performance Protein; 41 g.)
  6. 180 ml unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  7. 5 ice cubes

DIRECTIONS

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a blender and enjoy!

https://www.popsugar.co.uk/fitness/Honeydew-Protein-Smoothie-41343325

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Apr 23

Strawberry Grape Smoothie

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2 cups raw spinach
  2. 1/4 avocado
  3. 1/2 cup red grapes (fresh or frozen)
  4. 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  5. 1 tablespoon almond butter
  6. 1 teaspoon flaxmeal
  7. 1 cup water

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender, and mix well.
  2. Enjoy immediately.

https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Smoothie-Clear-Skin-32903060

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Apr 23

Debloating Smoothie (paleo)

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1/2 cup pineapple
  2. 1/2 cup papaya
  3. 1 frozen banana
  4. 1/4 cucumber (with skin)
  5. 1 cup chilled coconut water (or 4 coconut water ice cubes and 1/2 cup chilled coconut water)
  6. 2 cups spinach
  7. 4 ice cubes

DIRECTIONS

  1. Puree everything in a blender until smooth.
  2. Enjoy immediately.

https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Debloating-Smoothie-34945818

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Apr 21

Banana Blueberry Hemp Seed Smoothie (paleo)

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2 cups spinach
  2. 1 frozen banana
  3. 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  4. 8 almonds
  5. 2 tablespoons hemp seeds
  6. 1 cup water

DIRECTIONS

  1. Puree everything in a blender until smooth.
  2. Enjoy immediately.

https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Whole30-Smoothie-Recipe-43399859

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