Vanilla Milkshake

Milkshakes

Ingredients

3 cups vanilla ice cream

½ tsp vanilla extract

1 cup milk

1 pasteurized egg, optional

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender container.  Blend until smooth.

Variations

Chocolate Milkshake

Use chocolate ice cream instead of vanilla.  Use ¼ cup chocolate syrup to ingredients.

Peach Milkshake

Add 1 (16 ounce) can drained peaches to ingredients in the blender.

Banana Milkshake

Add 1 large sliced banana to ingredients in the blender.

Strawberry Milkshake

Add 1 cup sliced strawberries to ingredients in the blender.

Purple Cow

Purple Cow

Ingredients

1 (6 ounce) can frozen grape juice concentrate

1 cup vanilla ice cream

1 tsp vanilla extract

10 ice cubes

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a glass and serve immediately.

Refreshing Limeade

Classic Limeade

 

Ingredients

1 Cup Sugar

1 Cup Fresh Lime Juice

Lime Slices for Garnish

Directions

In a small pan over medium heat combine the sugar and 1 cup of water.  Cook until sugar is dissolved.  Remove the syrup from the heat.

In a large pitcher combine syrup, lime juice and 4 cups of cold water.  Garnish each glass with lime slices.  Serve Cold.

140 Calories, 0 g Fat, 0 g Fiber, 0 g Protein, 37 g Carbohydrates, 1 mg Sodium

Refreshing Pink Lemonade

pink-lemonade

Ingredients

¾ Cup Sugar

1 Tbsp Raspberries

1 Cup Fresh Lemon Juice

Raspberries for Garnish

Directions

Combine Sugar and ¾ cup of water in a saucepan over medium heat.  Cook until sugar is dissolved about 2 minutes.  Remove from heat.

Blend together the berries and 1 cup of water.  Strain through a fine mesh sieve into a large pitcher.

Add syrup, lemon juice and 6 cups of cold water to pitcher.  Stir to combine.  Drop a few raspberries in each glass to garnish.  Serve ice cold.

80 Calories, 0 Fat, 0 Fiber, 0 Protein, 21 g Carbohydrates, 1 mg Sodium

Watermelon Lime Cooler

Watermelon Lime Cooler

 

Ingredients

12 Cups Seedless Cubed Watermelon

2 Tbsp Honey

½ Cup Fresh Lime Juice

Watermelon Cubes for Garnish

Directions

In a blender, puree watermelon and honey in batches until smooth.  Set a fine mesh sieve over a large bowl and strain, pressing gently to squeeze out juice.  Discard pulp.

Put all ingredients into a pitcher and stir in lime juice.  Garnish each glass with a watermelon.  Serve ice cold.

118 Calories, 1 g Fat, 1 g Fiber, 2 g Protein, 30 g Carbohydrates, 4 mg Sodium

Mint Tea Lemonade

Mint Tea Lemonaide

Ingredients

1 Cup Sugar

8 Black Tea Bags

1 Bunch Mint, Rinsed

1 ½ Cups Fresh Lemon Juice

Mint Leaves for Garnish

Directions

Mix sugar and 1 cup of water in a small saucepan over medium heat.  Cook until sugar is dissolved.  Remove from the heat.

Bring 4 cups of water to a boil in a medium pot over high heat.  Add the tea bags and mint to the pot and turn off the heat.  Steep for 15 minutes then strain it into a large pitcher pressing solids before discarding them.

Add syrup, lemon juice and 4 cups of cold water to the tea.  Garnish each glass with mint leaves.

108 Calories, 0 g Fat, 0 g Fiber, 0 g Protein, 28 g Carbohydrates, 1 mg Sodium

Pineapple Citrus Punch

Pineapple Citrus Punch

Ingredients

4 Cups Unsweetened Pineapple Juice

2 Cups Orange Juice

1 Lemon Juiced

1 Lime Juiced

2 Cups Seltzer

Pineapple Wedges for Garnish

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher.  Garnish each glass with pineapple wedges.  Serve ice cold.

99 Calories, 0 g Fat, 1 g Fiber, 1 g Protein, 24 g Carbohydrates, 4 mg Sodium

Berry Splash Refreshing

berry-splash

 

Ingredients

1 (0.13-oz.) package unsweetened cherry drink mix

6 cups white cranberry juice

1/4 cup sugar

Garnish: fresh mint sprigs or strawberry leaves

Directions

Stir together first 3 ingredients and 2 cups water in a large pitcher until sugar is dissolved. Cover and chill.

Lemonade Iced Tea

lemonade-tea

Ingredients

3 Cups Boiling Water

Fresh Mint

2 Large Luzianne Iced Tea Bags

1-2 Cups Sugar or 1 cup Splenda, if desired

4 Cups Cold Water

Lemonade Concentrate

Ice

Directions

Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a 2-qt. saucepan. Remove from heat, add tea bags, and stir in fresh mint. Cover and steep 10 minutes.

Remove and discard tea bags and mint. Stir in sugar until dissolved.

Pour tea into a 3-qt. container, and stir in 4 cups cold water and lemonade concentrate. Serve over ice.