Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Fun Summer Drinks

Well, most of us are melting right now. The summer heat is hear. That doesn't mean we still can't be creative and fun. So here are some sweet, fruity, creamy drinks to keep you cool and energized.

Kimberly's Cucumber Surprise:

1 cucumber, peeled
1 stalk of celery, 
1/4 green bell pepper
1 T chopped onion
1 small carrot, peeled
2 cups of ice

chop the vegetables and place in a blender with the ice.  if it gets too thick, add just a splash of vegetable broth.

Pour into a tall glass and enjoy.

Key Lime Swing  

1/2 cup key lime juice
1 cup vanilla yogurt
1/4 c milk
1 T sugar
2 cups ice cubes
3 T whipped cream
limes slices dredged in sugar

put juice, yogurt sugar  and milk in the blender add the ice and blend until smooth. pour into glasses, top with whipped cream and a sugared lime slice

Chocolate Cherry Blast  

1 Cup of Black Coffee
1 Cup chocolate ice cream
1/2 cup frozen cherries
2 T cherry juice
2 T milk
whipped cream
fresh cherries

Put coffee ice cream , milk and frozen cherries in the blender, blend until smooth. Top with whipped cream and cherries.

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