Articles Tagged: fresh fruit cocktails

Nectarine of the Gods

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The combination of fresh mint and ripe nectarines makes this a refreshing drink for the Spring/Summer seasons.… Read more

Mango Margarita

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Fresh mango is fantastic. It’s lightly sweet, and its tropical flavor can instantly transport you to a relaxing place. Put that in a margarita and you have a winner!

This delightful fresh mango margarita will pair equally well with spicy food on Cinco de Mayo or a lovely brunch or picnic on Mother’s Day. I may just do both … it’s that good.Read more

Pear Sake Martini

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Sake cocktails are delightful! This one uses fresh pear juice and dry vermouth for a late-winter twist on the Martini.

Sake has a lower alcohol than spirits, so we mixed up a huge batch without fear of overdoing it. It was a blast, so I highly recommend you get going on this tonight!

I have a juicer, so I juice some Bosc pears for this. However, you can also blend them and then strain through … Read more

Summer Solstice Smash

post iconSummer Solstice Smash Welcome summer with this refreshing cocktail medley of fresh fruit …Read More

Golden Gate Persimmon Cocktail

Persimmon is one of my favorite fall fruits. It looks like autumn to me more than apples or turning leaves. So here’s a recipe for enjoying this unusual yet simple fruit in a cocktail. Courtesy of Square One Vodka, credit to Allison Evanow. (Beautiful photo from Food Librarian, who loves persimmon as much as I do and shares some other recipes.)… Read more

Kiwi ~ a Healthy Addition to Cocktails

Our furry little friend the kiwi is an often-forgotten fruit.

But there are many reasons we should incorporate these strange little guys into our diets … and our cocktails.

Tart, creamy and sweet all at once, this tasty fruit is also an amazing source of antioxidants and fiber.

Kiwi fruit also lowers the risk of blood clots and reduces the amount of fats in the blood.

Oh, and let’s not forget its beautiful, bold color … Read more