Drink Recipes

April 9, 2008

Orange Brutus (Orange Julius)

Drink Recipe – Orange Brutus (Orange Julius)

Yield: 6 Servings
 
6 c Orange juice
1Envelope Dream Whip Powder
1/2 ts Vanilla
1 pk (3.4 oz)INSTANT vanilla pudding & pie filling mix
 
 In a blender, puree 3 cups orange juice and all remaining
 ingredients until smooth. Stir in remaining 3 cups orange
 juice. Serve over cracked ice. Makes 6 drinks.

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March 25, 2008

Drink Recipe – Strawberry Delight

Strawberry Delight

1/2 cup sugar
5 cups water
1 cup pureed strawberries
2/3 cup lemon juice
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup boiling water
2 cups ice

Mix sugar, powdered sugar, and lemon juice into the boiling water, disolve.

Vigorously beat strawberries into the sugar mixture.

Add sugar mixture into the 5 cups water.

Add ice.

March 18, 2008

Kiwi Martini

Kiwi Martini

Ingredients

1-1/2 oz. premium vodka

dash sugar syrup

1 fresh kiwi fruit

Directions

Muddle a peeled kiwi fruit with the sugar syrup in the bottom

of the shaker. Add vodka and ice, then shake and strain into a frozen

martini glass. Garnish with a slice of kiwi.

February 26, 2008

Easy Strawberry Martini

Ingredients

– 2 oz gin
– 1 teaspoon dry vermouth
– 1 teaspoon strawberry syrup
Directions
Stir all ingredients and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.Decorate with a fresh strawberry.

February 22, 2008

Iced Mocha Latte

Makes: 4 (8-ounce) servings

2/3 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granular

2 tablespoons Dutch process cocoa

2 tablespoons instant coffee granules

2 cups boiling water

2 cups fat-free half and half, divided

Optional Garnish: frozen whipped topping, chocolate curls

COMBINE SPLENDA® Granular, cocoa, and coffee in a small bowl. Gradually whisk

in boiling water, whisking until blended. Stir in 1 cup half and half. Pour

mixture into ice cube trays. Freeze 8 hours.

POUR remaining 1 cup half and half in blender. Gradually add frozen mocha

cubes, blending until smooth. Serve immediately. Garnish with chocolate curls and

whipped, if desired.

February 21, 2008

Afterburner

3/4 oz Grenadine

3/4 oz Sambuca

float blue Curacao

In a shot glass, layer in order with float of Curacao on top.

February 20, 2008

Corpse Reviver 1

1.0 fl. oz. of Brandy

0.5 fl. oz. of Calvados

0.5 fl. oz. of Sweet Vermouth

Ice

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with the ice, shake, strain into a martini glass, garnish with a Slice of Apple.

February 19, 2008

High Voltage

1.5 fl. oz. of Scotch Whisky

1.0 fl. oz. of Triple Sec or Cointreau

1.0 fl. oz. of Lime Juice

Soda Water

Ice

Combine all ingredients (except Soda Water) in a cocktail shaker with the ice, shake, strain into a tumbler filled with ice, top with Soda Water, stir.

February 18, 2008

Mulled Cider

Yield: 7 (1 cup) servings

Source: “The Diabetes Snack Munch Nibble Nosh Book”

INGREDIENTS

– 6 cups hot decaffeinated or caffeinated tea

– 1 cup orange juice

– 2 tablespoons lemon juice

– 3/4 cup Splenda, or to taste

– 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

– 1/4 teaspoon orange extract

– 1 cinnamon stick

– 6 whole cloves

DIRECTIONS

Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to

a simmer. Simmer for 20 minutes to allow the spices to

permeate the liquid. Ladle into mugs. Leftovers will keep

in the refrigerator 2 to 3 days. Rewarm in the microwave.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 cup):

Calories: 30, Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 7 mg,

Dietary Fiber: 0 g, Sugars: 6 g, Protein: 0 g

Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 Carbohydrate

February 15, 2008

Berry Lemonade

Prep Time: 5 mins. Ready In: 5 mins.

1-1/2 quarts cold water, divided

1 pkg. (12 oz.) frozen unsweetened raspberries

1 tub COUNTRY TIME Lemonade Flavor Sugar Free Low Calorie Drink Mix

PLACE 3 cups of the water, raspberries and drink mix in blender

container; cover. Blend on high speed until smooth; strain fruit

mixture to remove seeds. Pour into large plastic or glass pitcher.

Stir in remaining 3 cups water.

REFRIGERATE until ready to serve. Stir before serving.

Makes 8 servings

Quench your thirst with this low calorie beverage. It’s also an

excellent source of vitamin C.

Nutrition Info (per Serving): Calories 25, Total Fat 0 g, Saturated Fat 0 g,

Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 5 mg, Total Carbohydrate 5 g, Dietary Fiber less than 1 g,

Sugars 4 g, Protein 0 g, Vitamin A 0 % DV, Vitamin C 25 % DV, Calcium 0 % DV,

Iron 0 % DV

Diet Exchange: 1/2 Fruit

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