Beverages

Do you enjoy fancy beverages as a special treat? Then you have come to the right place 
as we have recipes for hot chocolate, egg nog, smoothies and much more!

Quick Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie Recipe With Yogurt

Quick Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie Recipe With Yogurt

Making smoothies used to be a pain.  I would have to drag out my big blender, make the smoothie, and then take it all apart and wash it.  While not a huge deal, it made enough dirty dishes to dissuade me from making them very often.  Hubs used to joke about why we...

Eggnog Latte Recipe – Christmas Beverage Idea

Eggnog Latte Recipe – Christmas Beverage Idea

Eggnog lattes are an excellent way to use up any leftover eggnog that you have hanging around in the fridge after you make your eggnog cheesecake bars. They are certainly a delicious way to enjoy your coffee over the holiday season.  Plus is there a better way to warm...

Double Chocolate Peppermint Hot Chocolate recipe

Double Chocolate Peppermint Hot Chocolate recipe

  Winter and hot chocolate, two things that go together hand in hand.  As much as I love winter, I am always cold.  Seriously from October to May my hands and feet turn into blocks of ice.  Even my boys ask me now "Mommy why are your hands so cold?".  I wish I...

Easy Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

Easy Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

  Looking for a refreshing non-alcoholic summer beverage?  Then look no further then Homemade Strawberry Lemonade.  This easy and quick recipe is perfect to prepare when you have guests over for a summer BBQ.  And really, is there fruit more summery than...

Easy Strawberry Mango Smoothie Recipe

Easy Strawberry Mango Smoothie Recipe

  With 3 kids, a busy hubby, and going back to work, I am finding time in the mornings more limited than before.  Everyone needs to get dressed, lunches in hand, bags packed, and breakfast eaten while still getting where we need to go on time.  Right now in the...

Mango Pineapple Smoothie Dairy Free

Mango Pineapple Smoothie Dairy Free

  As the fall approaches, I start thinking about the kids going back to school, and start prepping for fast breakfasts that can be whipped up quick and ate on the go.  It seems like back to school is already such a busy time, but this year is even more hectic for...

Homemade Summer Citrus Punch Recipe #SpringforCitrus

Homemade Summer Citrus Punch Recipe #SpringforCitrus

Hot Weather + Cool Refreshing Drink = Perfect Summer Day.  Now that is an equation I don’t mind calculating!  And nothing quiet says summer like the fresh taste of citrus.  I recently had the opportunity to have dinner with Sunkist and try out some delicious Citrus...

#CelebrateSummer with Summer Drinks & Party Punch Recipe

#CelebrateSummer with Summer Drinks & Party Punch Recipe

Is is a HOT one outside this week in Ontario... there is now doubt that we are in full summer time mode! What a better way to celebrate summer then with a cold beverage! I had the opportunity a couple of weeks ago to try some scrumptious and refreshing summer drinks...

Cantaloupe Cooler Smoothie Recipe

Cantaloupe Cooler Smoothie Recipe

When I first stumbled upon this recipe that the creator was calling Cantaloupe cooler - I immediately thought it was something alcoholic (like this) - which it isn't.. but don't you almost wish that it was?  Yes, I've hit that stage of the reno:  the part where coming...

Holiday Cranberry Cocktail

Holiday Cranberry Cocktail

Well everyone, it's almost the last day of December, nearly the last day of 2011. That makes this post the last "Food for Friday" post of December, and since it happens to fall so close to the last day of 2011 .. I thought a cocktail might be appropriate? On board?...

Halloween Cocktail

Halloween Cocktail

    Around my neighbourhood, Halloween is a really big deal. Huge, really. It's nearly as big a deal for the adults as for the kids. Lots of people get dressed up and the grown-ups all sit out on their porches to hand out candy. Everyone is out, everyone is...