Course: Drink

Breakfast, Drinks, Fall & Winter Holidays

Vegan Hot Cocoa Mix

This vegan hot cocoa mix is one of the reasons I love switching from processed store bought foods to homemade versions. For your kids or yourself, it’s nice to know exactly what ingredients go into something, to choose those ingredients yourself, and to feel secure that your family isn’t eating anything unhealthy. Often, we fall […]

Drinks, Fall & Winter Holidays, Gluten Free, Indian Cuisine, Spice Mixes

Chai Latte Spice Mix

This winter, use chai latte spice mix to make a warm, satisfying drink you’ll want every night. Add a little bit of richness to a hot chai tea with the addition of almond milk or coconut milk and maple syrup. You can adjust the amount of chai spice mix, plant based milk and maple syrup […]

Breakfast, Drinks, Easter, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Fruit, Mother's Day, Southern US Cuisine

Southern Tropical Fruit Tea

A refreshing drink any time of the year, southern tropical fruit tea is a lovely sweet tea without all the processed sugar of classic sweet tea. I first encountered tea with fruit juice way back in the 1990s when I tried a Martha Stewart recipe for Fruity Tea Punch and loved it. Since then, I […]

3 hurricane smoothies
Breakfast, Drinks, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Fruit, Gluten Free, Smoothies, Snacks

3 Hurricane Smoothies

During Hurricane Dorian we were certain that our electricity would go out due to high winds. It never did, but while we waited, we were trying to empty the freezer as much as possible. We mostly keep fruit, bread, and vegan “meats” in the freezer. And by “fruit” I mean “a lot of fruit.” Mr. […]

watermelon strawberry slush
Drinks, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Fruit, Gluten Free, Smoothies, Summer Holidays

Watermelon Strawberry Slush

Cool off with this yummy, refreshing watermelon strawberry slush, a perfect summer drink. Made with frozen watermelon, strawberries, coconut yogurt, and splashes of lime juice and orange juice (or any fruit juice), this slushie is tangy, sweet and very cold. When freezing your fruit for the drink, remember that you need one cup of each […]

kiwi kale green smoothie
Breakfast, Drinks, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Fruit, Gluten Free, Oil Free Recipes, Smoothies

Kiwi Kale Green Smoothie

I made this kiwi kale green smoothie on St. Patrick’s Day, but we will be making it many times in the future. I love the sweetness of this one – it satisfies my sweet tooth. Since I added kale to this smoothie, I also added a tablespoon of agave syrup/nectar, in case the kale flavor […]