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strawberry pineapple mojito

Ingredients 4 limes, cut into wedges 8 strawberries 1 bunch mint, tough stems removed 4 tablespoons sugar 6 ounces pineapple juice 6 ounces light rum* 2 cups club soda source DIRECTIONS: For each cocktail, muddle 3 lime wedges, 2 strawberries, 1 tablespoon mint leaves and 1 tablespoon sugar in a cocktail shaker until lightly crushed. Stir in pineapple juice, rum...

pina colada cupcakes

Ingredients CUPCAKES 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg 4 Tablespoon olive oil (or butter) 1/2 cup pineapple pulp 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp light coconut milk (or full fat) FROSTING 6 oz light cream cheese 1 cup powdered sugar 2 Tablespoon unsalted butter (at room temperature) 1 Tablespoon pineapple pulp pinch of turmeric GARNISH 12 maraschino cherries fresh pineapple chunks umbrella toothpicks Instructions nstructions: Preheat oven to 350 F In a mixing bowl sieve dry ingredients like flour,...

Creamy Chicken and Bacon Pasta

For all those days when nothing but a creamy pasta will do! This one is loaded with all the essential food groups - chicken, bacon, cream and parmesan. INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp vegetable oil 3 medium chicken breasts 1 tbsp butter 1 red onion, diced 3 mixed peppers, diced 3 cloves garlic, finely diced 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp smoked paprika ...

Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup sugar 2/3 cup lemon juice 3 cups frozen strawberries 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt DIRECTIONS: Combine sugar and 1/2 cup water in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved; let cool. In a large pitcher, whisk together sugar mixture, lemon juice and 1 1/2 cups water. Combine strawberries, yogurt, lemon mixture and 2 cups ice in blender until smooth. Serve immediately.  

Cucumber, Chile, and Lime Smoothie

Ingredients: Medium cucumbers, peeled - 2 each Freshly squeezed lime juice - 2 tablespoons Ground cayenne - 1/8 teaspoon Small green bell pepper, seeded - 1/2 each Filtered water - 1/2 cup Ice - 1 cup OR filtered water - 1/2 cup Sea salt - to taste Garnish: green bell pepper slices Method: Place all of the ingredients, except the garnish in a high powered blender. Start on low, and...

Creamy Watercress and Avocado Smoothie

Ingredients: Large avocado, peeled and pitted - 1 each Watercress - 1 cup, loosely packed Juice of lime - 1 each Medium cucumber, peeled - 1 each Filtered water - 1 cup Ice - 1 cup OR filtered water - 1/2 cup Sea salt - to taste Garnish: watercress leaves Method: Place all of the ingredients, except the garnish in a high powered blender. Start on low, and then increase...

carnival smoothie

As the name suggests, this smoothie has a Caribbean flavor. It’s sure to perk up your morning routine. Pulp and juice of 1 passion fruit (sieve if preferred) 1½ mangoes, peeled and diced 1 cup pineapple juice 1 banana, peeled and quartered 2 Brazil nuts Place all the ingredients into a blender and blend for 1 minute. Pour into a glass and serve immediately. Garnish with a...

banana, peach, and strawberry smoothie

During the summer months try putting the fruit into the freezer the night before you make this smoothie. This ensures it is really cold and refreshing by breakfast time. 1 banana, peeled and quartered 1 peach, halved and pitted 4 strawberries, hulled ¾ cup orange juice 1 tsp. honey Place all the ingredients into a blender and blend for 1 minute. Pour into a glass and serve immediately. SOURCE

blackberry and blackcurrant smoothie

The classic woodland flavors make this the perfect fall smoothie. 1 cup blackberries ½ cup blackcurrants ½ cup plain low-fat yogurt ¼ cup milk Put all the ingredients in a blender. Blend for 1 minute or until smooth. Pour into a glass and serve immediately.

Peach, Flax, and Raspberry Smoothie

Ingredients: Medium peaches - 4 each Medium banana - 2 each Ground flax meal - 1 tablespoon Fresh raspberries - 1 cup Unsweetened almond milk - 1 cup Ice - 1 cup OR filtered water - 1/2 cup Garnish: Peach slices and flax meal Method: Place all of the ingredients, except the garnish in a high powered blender. Start on low, and then increase the speed to high. Blend...

strawberry pineapple mojito

Ingredients 4 limes, cut into wedges 8 strawberries 1 bunch mint, tough stems removed 4 tablespoons sugar 6 ounces pineapple juice 6 ounces...