Drinks & Beverages

Ginger Kombucha Mimosa (vegan)
The ideal 'healthy' cocktail! "Since I truly believe in keeping a holistic and balanced approach to consuming anything, I decided to use this fermented, probiotic, carbonated potion as a cocktail mixer. Because if you add something healthy to your cocktail, it automatically makes it a health food,... More »
Bloody Mary Slushy
Perfect for summer, the bloody Mary is a cocktail that often seems to become a meal, with garnishes that tower over the glass. This slushy version is a refreshing summer drink with a more savory flavor profile than the usual frozen cocktail. Garnish as you will with speared chunks of pickle or... More »
Pomegranate Margarita
Fresh pomegranate juice layered with citrusy orange and lime creates the perfect balance in this special margarita from the author of 300 Best Taco Recipes, Kelley Cleary Coffeen. Wouldn't this be a wonderful treat for your summer guests! More »
Blackberry Lemonade
When blackberries are in season, garnish liberally with them; otherwise, rely on frozen blackberries to make cocktails and garnish with a secondary ingredient. The ideal summertime beverage! More »
Golden Blue Margarita
Looking to make the gang something different this summer? Treat them to one of these delicious cocktails! Blue curaçao, which is flavored with bitter orange peel from the Caribbean island of Curaçao, can give cocktails a beautiful hue, especially when combined with other ingredients. More »
Mango Lassi
'I had never had mango lassi until I came to the United States, but it is a favorite in restaurants now. I prefer to use canned Indian mango purée as mangos are seasonal and only the sweetest fiber-free ones should be used.' -Suneeta Vaswani More »
Cinnamon Pineapple Creamsicle Smoothies (raw, vegan, gluten-free)
This sweet, tasty treat is full of flavors that will make you remember the days when you went running for the ice cream truck when you heard its bell. More »
Roasted Summer Fruit Smoothie (kid-fav)
What a refreshing, healthy treat for your children and you — enjoy one today! More »
Mexican-Style Tomato Juice (Sangrita) (vegan, gluten-free)
Whip up this Mexican-inspired spicy tomato-citrus juice for your next summer party! It’s a delicious nonalcoholic refreshment, but if you want to liven up the experience, add a dash of vodka or (as they often do in Mexico) a splash of tequila. More »
British Brown Ale
 Brown Ales are one of the easiest first-time brews. Classic examples from across the pond are Samuel Smith’s Nut Brown Ale and Newcastle Brown. The Sammy’s is a robust version, while the Newkie is more light-bodied. We’ll try to peg our example in the middle. This is a great beer to quaff on... More »
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