Category Archives for Beverages

Iced London Fog Latte Recipe

Iced London Fog Latte

My daughter’s favorite tea is Earl Grey. A few years ago, I came across a recipe for London Fog. It’s a hot Earl Grey Latte that’s often sweetened with a little honey. With the temperatures rising here in the south, we thought it would be fun to come up with an iced version of her […]

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How To Make Iced Mocha At Home

A mason jar of iced mocha topped with whipped cream and chocolate syrup.

With temperatures starting to climb, I’m ready to change things up in my coffee routine and this homemade iced mocha fits the bill perfectly. If you’ve been a reader and newsletter subscriber for some time, you know how much I love my coffee. While I still prefer black, hot coffee first thing in the morning, […]

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Magic Milk Shakes

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I love this recipe because it makes very rich milk shakes without any ice cream. I don’t always have ice cream in the house because the kids eat it so fast. With this recipe we can have delicious frosty milk shakes for a fraction of the cost of those using ice cream. And all the […]

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Iced Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

As soon as September rolls around, I’m ready for fall and looking forward to one of my favorite fall treats – Pumpkin Spice Lattes. The problem is, I live in South Carolina and we still have temperatures in the 90s, making those PSL’s much less enjoyable. The solution? Iced pumpkin spiced latte of course! Last […]

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Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Latte

Last fall I got addicted to all things pumpkin spice, particularly Pumpkin Spice Lattes. I don’t have to tell you that these tasty drinks can eat quite a whole in your purse if you head out and order them at your local coffee place. Add to that the fact that I’m eating clean and try […]

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Green Tea Lemonade – Starbucks Inspired

I had a request today to come up with a recipe for some green tea lemonade. This recipe is inspired by the green tea lemonade sold at your local Starbucks.  It’s such a fun iced drink with just a right bit of kick to it to get you through your hot summer day. Please note […]

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German-Style Iced Coffee or “Eiskaffee”

On a hot afternoon like today, I wish I could head back to my German hometown and stop by the local ice cream place for an “Eiskaffee”. It’s a sweet, delicious take on iced coffee. It’s quick and easy to make and the end result is more of a sweet treat than a beverage. Perfect […]

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Homemade Vanilla Chai Tea Mix

I love Chai Tea and used to spend a small fortune at my local coffee shop. Next I found some premade mix at the grocery store, but it got quite pricey as well. After some experimentation, I came up with this mix that tastes even better than the store bought stuff. Adjust the sugar to […]

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Watermelon Coolers

We were recently blessed with two large watermelons from the garden of a family friend. They are treat just cut up into chunks, but there’s only so many slices of watermelon you can eat, no matter how great they taste. With quite a bit of watermelon leftover, I did some searching and came up with […]

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Easy Mango Smoothie Recipe

I love smoothies for breakfast on a warm summer day. Here’s one of my favorites. You can make it with fresh or frozen mango chunks. If you’re using frozen, you can skip the ice. 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2 cup fresh mango chunks sweetener to taste 1/2 cup ice Put all ingredients into your blender […]

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Watermelon Lemonade Recipe

We love lemonade in the summer time. This watermelon lemonade recipe adds a whole new refreshing twist. It's super healthy too. 6 cups watermelon, peeled, seeds removed and cubed 1 cup water 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup lemon juice a handful of strawberries or raspberries Place all ingredients in a blender and process until […]

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