Archive | Drink Recipes

06 July 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Iced Carmel Mochaccino Coffee

I had picked up a bottle of instant coffee on sale the other morning at the grocery store with a plan in mind. I came home, threw a few ingredients into my blender (including the coffee granules) and voila! Sometimes playing around is the best way to discover a new great recipe…I am not even […]

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04 June 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Make Tea from your Backyard!

Today I took inspiration from the Bakopoulos sisters’ (aka: The Three Greek Sisters) blog, and made some tea from dandelion leaves. Yes, the little yellow “weeds” that we all despise in the spring, are actually an extremely easy way to get a boost of nutrients – who knew? At first, I was very skeptical about […]

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02 January 2010 ~ 1 Comment

How to Make a Chai Latte

Starbucks – ah yes! A favorite place to go for a special hot beverage. But, did you ever notice how when you go in there for a cuppa, you end up spending $5 or $6? Well, don’t worry – I’m here to help! While my husband has been off on Christmas holidays these past few […]

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18 December 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Fancy Eggnog

I was contacted by a reader today who asked if I have a tried and true eggnog recipe. Well, turns out I don’t…the reason? Yup, you guessed it – President’s Choice Eggnog is the best, so I can’t be bothered making my own. However, I do like to add things to it to make it […]

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16 December 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Spiced Hot Chocolate

There is nothing like a hot cup of cocoa on a cold winters night (like tonight!) This cocoa is lightly spiced and very festive. I like to stir mine with a candy cane to add some peppermint flavour. Spiced Hot Chocolate 6 cups skim milk 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 4 tablespoons white sugar 1 […]

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15 September 2009 ~ 6 Comments

How to Make a Hot Toddy

I have a horrible cold, and so tonight, I decided to take matters into my own hands, and make my first ever Hot Toddy. It really does taste rather horrid, but I think that if it were made without the Scotch, it would be quite palatable! In any case, if you are in the same […]

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27 May 2009 ~ 5 Comments

Chocolate Monkey Recipe

Got milk? Chocolate milk that is…well, add a banana, and ice, and you have the makings of a great-tasting shake/smoothie! Kids LOVE this sweet and nutritious drink too! Simple 3 Ingredient Chocolate Monkey Recipe 1 1/2 Cups Chocolate Milk (or Chocolate Soy, Almond…etc.) If you prefer 1 Banana 1 Cup Ice Cubes In blender, combine […]

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09 May 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Easy Fruit Smoothie Recipe

I am profusely apologetic for my lengthy lag in blogging – my bad.  I have no real excuse, except that I have been busy making and selling beads! Anyhow, sorry, I’ll try to be more regular from now on…and speaking of “regular” 😉 Smoothies are YUM!  Not to mention good for you, and they have […]

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21 March 2009 ~ 1 Comment

How to Make Bubble Tea

Bubble Tea!  Ah, my favorite drink!  If you’ve never tried it before, I suggest you drop everything right now, and go get yourself a tall glass of this creamy, and fruity drink – there is bound to be somewhere in your neck of the woods that serves this delightful beverage…or is there? I am lucky […]

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