Memories and healthy recipes for your dinner table.

RECIPES – Beverage

Mom’s Sore Throat Milkshake

When I was girl my mom would make a special milkshake for me when I was too sick to eat anything. So when Everett got a canker sore in his mouth and would not eat anything I set out to recreate my mom’s milkshake. All […]

Fall Apple Orchard Punch

I love fall. I love the smells. I love the crispness in the air. September reminds me of the Fall Apple Harvest Festival in Sebastopol, California.  Just thinking about about their Apple Fritters makes my mouth water. Another fall/winter favorite of mine is Wassail. A […]

Snow Cones

We pulled out our slurpee/snowcone maker, dusted it off and made a refreshing treat with this recipe I found online, but I apologize I have no clue where I got. It was a site that had all these great cool summer kid treats. Once I […]

Orange Julius

Some of my best memories of summertime included my dad making Orange Julius for everyone. It’s a simple recipe and better than the kind you get at the mall in my opinion. 1 1/2 Cups Water 1/2 Cup Sugar 1 tsp Vanilla 1/2 Cup Milk […]

Lemonade Floats

This recipe is from the Martha Stewart website. Tastes similar to a punch I have had at many party’s. The one with ice cream and ginger-ale. This recipe calls for raspberry or strawberry sorbet. We tried it with a mix of lime, raspberry and orange. […]

Refreshing Homemade Summertime Lemonade

I bought a huge bag of lemons with the idea that it would be fun to make lemonade with the kids. I only have a hand reamer, nothing fancy, powerful or fast. My son was anxious to get to the good part, drinking it. We […]

Raspberry Shrub

This recipe came from my sister-n-law Emily. 4 packages (10 oz each) frozen raspberries, thawed 1 can (6 oz) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed 2 quarts ginger ale, chilled Cook raspberries 10min. Rub through strainer with wooden spoon. Cool. Add lemonade concentrate; stir in ginger ale. […]