Baked Sweet Potato and Almond Smoothie

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Ingredients:

1 cup baked sweet potato (2 sweet potatoes)
1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
1 cup fresh apple juice
2 tablespoons almond flour
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1 1/2 cups ice cubes

Instructions:

Wash and peel sweet potatoes.Dice into bite-size pieces. Preheat oven to 356 ºF. Bake sweet potato in preheated oven for about 50 minutes until tender. Allow to cool. In the blender, mix all the ingredients, at the end add ice cubes. Mix well again. Then serve.

ENJOY!!!

Seasonal Fruit Kompot

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Ingredients:

8 Italian prune plums
2 medium apples
1 large pear
10 strawberries
8 cups water
4 tablespoons sugar

Instructions:

Wash fruits. Dice the fruit into large-sized pieces, removing any steams, seeds or inedible parts, leaving skin. Add them into a large pot. Pour 8 cups of water. Add sugar. Cook for 30 minutes until fruits are soft. Allow to cool at room temperature at least  1 hour then place in the refrigerator until thoroughly chilled. Serve cold.

ENJOY!

 

 

Homemade Lemonade

Today a Hot day again!!!

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Ingredients:

10 large juicy lemons ( 1 1/2 cup of juice)

3/4 cup sugar

fresh mint

Instructions:

In a saucepan, combine sugar and 2 cups water. Bring to boil and stir to dissolve sugar. Let to cool to room temperature. Set aside. Squeeze fresh juice from lemon, remove seeds. In 1 gallon jar or pitcher mix together lemon juice, syrup and fill water to 1 gallon. Serve chilled or with ice and fresh mint.

ENJOY!!!

Grey Goose’s Honey Deuce

I can’t be at the US Open final today but I will celebrate the game with the Grey Goose’s Honey Deuce. This amazing drink was created by Nick Mautone.

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Ingredients:

1.25 oz of Grey Goose vodka
3 oz fresh squeezed lemonde
0.5 oz Chambord or premium raspberry liqueur
frozen honeydew melons

Instructions:

Place honeydew melon in a freezer, then to create melon balls, use melon baller. Fill a chilled highball glass with ice and add Grey Goose vodka. Top with lemonade and then add Chambord. Garnish with honeydew melon balls.

ENJOY!

Frozen Mango Caipirinha

It is too hot outside. It’s time to cool off!  

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Ingredients:

3 1/2 oz. Cachaça
4 teaspoon cane sugar
1 lime (quartered)
1 medium mango
2 cups of ice cubes

Instructions:

Muddle 8 lime wedges and 4 teaspoons raw cane sugar in a bowl. Cut mango is a small pieces.  In a blender, combine mango, Cachaça, and ice; add juice made from lime wedges and raw cane sugar (leaving lime wedges and splitting between two glasses), and blend. Pour everything into two tall 16 oz. glasses with remained lime wedges.Garnish with lime.

ENJOY!