Drink recipes that were collected of which some might have alcohol.  If milk is one of your allergies you can try almond milk or rice milk with the recipes, be bold and explore… Keep in mind about your choice of alcohol, like I am allergic to potatoes and might have a problem with vodka.  So ALWAYS listen to your body and NEVER go to excess.  Some say that you can drink what is made out of what your allergic too.  So since the science is ‘out’ about it, choose at your own risk.

In blender, purée 2 small bananas, 2 cups of low-fat vanilla or chocolate ice cream; 1 cup low-fat milk and 2 tbsp chocolate hazelnut spread, blend for 30 seconds or until smooth.

In blender, purée 1 cup coconut sorbet, 1 cup low-fat vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt and ½ cup crushed pineapple, blend for 30 seconds or until smooth.

In blender, purée 2 cups of low-fat vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt; 1 cup low-fat milk; 1 kiwi peeled and diced; 1 tsp chopped fresh mint and a splash of lime juice; blend for 30 seconds or until smooth.

Coconut Water – it rehydrates you better than water and just as effective as a sports drink.  It’s rehydrating secret, it is naturally rich in electrolytes including a whopping 515 mg. of cramp-busting potassium, sodium, magnesium, calcium and phosphorous – that are all lost when you sweat. (Lauric acid)

Coco-Pineapple Cooler

1/2 cup crushed pineapple (you can find this in a can)

1/2 cup pineapple-coconut ice cream

1/2 cup milk

1 tbsp cream of coconut (optional)

In blender, puree all ingredients until smooth.  Serve immediately. (adult version add rum)

Apple Pie Shake

1 qt cold apple cider

1 pint vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt – 2 cups

3 ripe bananas, peeled

3/4 – 1 tsp ground cinnamon

In batches in the blender, combine cider, ice cream and bananas; blend until smooth.  Stir in cinnamon to taste if so desired.  Serve immediately.

Minty Melonade

6 cups cubed seedless watermelon
2 cups of chilled lemonade
1/4 cup fresh mint sprigs
2 tbs lime juice

In blender, puree watermelon cubes in batches until smooth; strain,  pressing with the back of a spoon to extract all the juice.  In pitcher, which together lemonade, mint, lime juice and strained watermelon juice.  Chill until ready to serve.

Citrus water

1 cucumber sliced
1 orange sliced
1 lemon sliced
64 oz of water

Fill a pitcher with ice water. Add in fruit and cucumber slices. Chill in the fridge for at least two hours, allowing the slices to infuse the water. Serve over ice.

Banish bloat with peppermint candy – the menthol in peppermint relaxes smooth muscles in the intestines, releasing trapped air that causes a swollen belly.

Drinks with Whiskey…

Whiskey Slushy

In large bowl, steep 2 black tea bags (or you can try green tea) in one cup of boiling water for 3-4 mins; squeeze tea bags and discard.  Stir in one cup of whiskey, 1 cup of sugar, 1 can frozen orange juice concentrate (thawed) and 1/2 can lemon concentrate (thawed).  Stir in 3 1/2 cups cold water until sugar is dissolved.  Pour into large roasting pan (17″x12″).  Freeze 6 hours or overnight or until frozen.  Using spoon or fork scrape mixture until slushy.  Serve in glasses with a spoon.

Drinks with Vodka:

Try 2 cups seedless watermelon, 6 oz club soda, 1 tbsp fresh mint, 10 ice cubes, 1 tbsp sugar, 2 shots vodka, blend for 30 seconds and pour.

Buffalo Milk – 1/2 oz vodka, about 1 tbsp, 1/2 oz crème de banana, 1/2 oz crème de cacao,  1/2 oz Kahlua, 1 tbsp heavy cream,  whipped cream and ground cinnamon for topping.   In a blender mix everything except the whipped cream and cinnamon until smooth.  Pour into glass and top with whipped cream and cinnamon.

South County Paradise Martini – cracked ice, 6 tbsp pineapple juice, 1 1/2 tbsp lime Vodka, 1 1/2 tbsp citrus vodka, 1/2 tbsp Malibu Rum – place cracked ice in cocktail shaker; add remaining ingredients.  Cover; shake until chilled.  Strain into chilled martini glass.

Drinks with Gin:

In pot over medium heat, mix 1 1/4 cups sugar, 3 cups lemon-lime seltzer and 1 cup of lime juice.  Bring to a boil; cook 3 minutes.  Pour into a large roasting pan; cool.  Stir in 2 cups of tonic water, 1 cup of gin and 1 tbsp grated lime zest.  Freeze 6 hours or until firm.  Using fork, scrape frozen mixture until slushy, divide among glasses and garnish with lime slices.

Drinks with Rum:

1 serving prepared hot chocolate, 2 tbsp Malibu Rum, 2 tbsp peach schnapps, whipped cream – make a mug of your favorite hot chocolate and mix in the rum and schnapps.  Garnish with whipped cream

Cayman Sunset: 1/2 cup of orange juice, 1 oz gold rum, 1 oz coconut rum, 1 tbs grenandine syrup, Garnish of orange wedge and cherry, Fill tall glass, such as a hurricane glass, with ice. Pour juice runs and grenadine over ice into glass.  If desired use the garnish.  Serves 1.  Use ice if wanted!

P.S. I love you: 1 measure Amaretto, 1 measure Kahlua, 1 measure Baileys, grated nutmeg.  Half fill a tumbler with ice; add the liquids then stir with a swizzle stick; sprinkle  nutmeg on top.

Drinks with wine:

Roll wet raspberries or green grapes in granulated sugar, the freeze.  Add frozen fruit to white wines for a chilled touch of sweetness.

Crate your own fruity and refreshing White Wine Sangria by mixing fresh fruit slices with white wine, finger ale or club soda and sugar to taste.

 

Info:

Malibu is a sweet, rum based liqueur, flavored with coconut, that blends well with other sweet liqueurs.

Kahula: sweet, dark liqueur  is made with coffee beans, cocoa beans, vanilla and brandy.

Schnapps is made from potatoes.

Vermouth is a blend of white wines and strong herbs.