Pomegranate & Raspberry Cocktail Cubes
Jan08

Pomegranate & Raspberry Cocktail Cubes

My freezer is full of cold fruity treats through summer because it is a great way to use up fruit before it spoils and means I’ll always have something healthy on hand to whip into a smoothie or slushie. These cocktail cubes are just one of the many variations that worked incredibly well as an icecube or as a base for a frozen cocktail. The ice cube can be added to a glass of soda water, apple juice, lemonade, vodka or as a...

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6 Fruit Smoothie
Dec21

6 Fruit Smoothie

This smoothie has 6 different fruits, along with super nutritious almond milk. If berries are in season I buy them from the markets, eat them fresh for a few days and freeze what’s left when I’m sick of them.¬† Within a week I’ll be craving that delicious fruit again only to find it is missing from the markets the next time! The ideal way to avoid this crisis is to just save a bit of your fruit, before it goes bad or...

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Summer Bruise
Dec11

Summer Bruise

This breakfast fruit slushie is packed with nutrients and will give you a kick start to your summer morning. It’s perfect after a work out and before your main breakfast meal, or as a mid morning snack. Refreshing, and a great way to use up those last few bits of fruit at the end of the shopping week! But why a summer bruise you ask? Well it’s the exact same colour as the bruise on my butt from falling over while enjoying...

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A Summer Affair
Oct14

A Summer Affair

Who came up with these names? Oh that’s right … naming cocktails after drinking them is not a good idea. Ingredients Bacardi Coconut liqueur Vodka Fresh Orange Juice Tropical Juice Half Passionfruit Ice   Method Build all ingredients over ice in a tall cocktail or milkshake glass. Serve with a display of fruit pieces, a slit cut in them to put them on the outside of the glass as illustrated If you prefer a slushie...

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Jelly Wrestling
Jun28

Jelly Wrestling

These layered jelly shots are a hit at any party. Add some glow sticks to the tray for a super cool effect. Ingredients Jelly Crystals Vodka Water   Method For layered shots, set jelly in 2 stages Prepare first jelly according to instructions using 2/3 water, 1/3 vodka Half fill small plastic shot glasses. Don’t use glass. You’ve seen what drunk people do with them. Plastic is safer. Refrigerate for 2 hours Prepare...

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Sex Until Sunrise
Feb23

Sex Until Sunrise

This delicious mango treat has a kick that lasts all night … (too corny?!). This is one of our ‘naughty’ range of drinks. Ingredients Coconut Rum Bacardi Pineapple Juice Grenadine Mango Slice Ice   Method Crush ice blend all ingredients until texture is smooth and velvety Pour a dash of grenadine into the bottom of a martini glass Splash the mango mix over the grenadine Serve with a wedge of pineapple of a lime...

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A Chocolate Kiss
Dec09

A Chocolate Kiss

A dessert or a cocktail? I guess it depends how much ice cream you use … Ingredients Baileys Creme de cacao Ice-cream Milk Chocolate flakes   Method Blend baileys, creme de cacao, a spoon (or more?!) of ice cream and a splash of milk Turn glass upsie down and lightly drag it across the top of the icecream tub to wet the top Dip in a plate of chocolate flakes Pour in blended drink and pucker up!...

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Summer Smile

While we were sitting at the computer downloading recipes and doing some research, hubby was in the kitchen and came up with this delicious refreshing drink. This makes one tall glass, but imagine a large jug of it on a sunny summer afternoon! Ingredients 1x 100ml length of lemon grass stalk 1 full nip gin ice, crushed is better approx 180 ml lemonade 1 sprig mint 1 wedge mango, you could also use strawberry, kiwi fruit Method smash...

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