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maple spiced rum punch

maple spiced rum punch

This festive holiday drink is about to rock your party punch bowl my friends! It’s a Maple Spiced Rum Punch and it’s sweetened naturally with pure maple syrup and 100% juice. It has a classic foamy head and a bit of sparkle from seltzer water instead of ginger ale or...
15+ festive winter cocktails

15+ festive winter cocktails

Is it wrong to say that fun and festive cocktails are one of my favorite parts of the Winter Holiday season?? Because if it is, I don’t want to be right! Seriously, Winter cocktails are the best! The colder weather makes it the perfect time to experiment with the...
how to make homemade switchel

how to make homemade switchel

Make this homemade switchel recipe with cider vinegar and pure maple syrup. It’s so easy to make (it only takes one minute!). I have been slugging quarts of it after a workout or gardening. I am so out of touch with my sense of thirst. I’ve read somewhere that...
grapefruit champagne cocktail

grapefruit champagne cocktail

These simple and bitter sweet grapefruit champagne cocktail are breeze to make and they star my favorite liquor, Campari. They are perfect to serve instead of orange juice mimosas at your weekend brunch. I think they would also make a fun drink for a ladies night,...
maple mint vodka spritzer

maple mint vodka spritzer

I had no intention of putting vodka in this spritzer recipe. I have been thinking about these maple mint spritzers for weeks. In fact, I have Maple Mint Spritzers written in orange marker on a piece of paper hanging right over my computer screen. And no it does not...
mulled wine

mulled wine

Guest post and a low-sugar recipe for mulled wine: a festive cocktail to sip for fall, Thanksgiving, the winter holidays. Guest post time! Today I have Eva of Adventures in Cooking. I met Eva at Blog and Bake at King Arthur Flour last year, and I immediately became a...
skinny chocolate recovery shake

skinny chocolate recovery shake

A skinny chocolate protein smoothie recipe for muscle recovery after a butt-kicking workout. Only 125 per shake and lactose-free. Sometimes after a rockin’ hard workout, I don’t want to eat for an hour or two afterwards. Like I feel kind of sick. Does that...
strawberry ginger pink lemonade cocktail

strawberry ginger pink lemonade cocktail

Here is a recipe for a cocktail that may just be your new favorite summer drink. It is made with home-made strawberry infused vodka and ginger lemonade made from scratch. But here’s a warning, it makes a big batch, so make sure you have lots of friends around to...
thursday things ~ ginger simple syrup

thursday things ~ ginger simple syrup

Like the name implies, simple syrup really is as simple as it gets. Like as simple as three ingredients, and almost no dishes. Actually plain simple syrup is only two ingredients. I’ve added fresh ginger root to mine for a little boost of flavor. What is simple syrup?...
maple meyer lemon whiskey sour

maple meyer lemon whiskey sour

Here is a recipe for a from-scratch whiskey sour cocktail with maple and Meyer lemon in time for this month’s healthy drinks theme for the Recipe Redux. As you know I love me a good Negroni, and no summer would be complete without a Ricky Bobby Cocktail. But there is...
cranberry tangerine negroni

cranberry tangerine negroni

These Cranberry Negroni Cocktails are going to be your next Holiday tradition! They’re made with Tangerines and fresh cranberries!  I cannot say that I have a single favorite food, or a favorite tea or one favorite wine. But I do have a favorite cocktail. And...

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