Refreshing Drink Recipes

Don't you just love making refreshing drink recipes from garden fruit and herbs?  One of our favorite recipes is the Refreshing Raspberry Mint Mojito recipe that can be made with or without alcohol.  Not a fan of raspberries? You can always substitute your favorite fruit in this recipe.Refreshing drinks can be as simple as adding lemon, grapefruit, orange, or basil to water or as complicated as a green smoothy made from microgreens from your indoor garden.  There are many leaves that may be growing in your backyard that you can use to make a deliciously refreshing tea.Find your favorite recipe below and let us know what you think.

  • Raspberry Mint Mojito
    Recipes,  Refreshing Drink Recipes

    Refreshing Summertime Raspberry Mint Mojito Recipe

    When summer heats up, there is nothing better than a refreshing summertime raspberry mint mojito. My spin on this popular beverage includes fresh raspberries, garden mint, and lime juice. This refreshing berry mojito can be made with or without alcohol. I like to add a little rum to mine for hot summer evenings when relaxing on the garden patio. Raspberry Mint Mojito’s are a summertime favorite for the kids as well, minus the rum of course. Raspberry Mint Mojito Recipe Video Here is a quick video with instructions on how we make a Virgin version of our Raspberry Mint Mojito’s: The Ingredient List: Fresh Ingredients are best for this recipe,…

  • Homemade Peppermint Coffee Syrup
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    Homemade Peppy Peppermint Syrup

    The weather outside is frightful… frightfully cold anyway….. unless you live in Arizona.  13 degrees outside today… somewhere else…. 70 Degrees here. I find there is no better way to warm up cold fingers than with a nice hot cup of java.  The only problem is that I have a really big sweet tooth that the dentist can’t seem to remove.  So what do I do?  Since we don’t like artificial sweeteners, high fructose corn syrup and any ingredient we can’t pronounce, I like to makes my own coffee sweeteners and flavors. My favorite is the homemade Peppy Peppermint Syrup. Here are some of my favorites: Peppy Peppermint Cozy Caramel…