Category: Beverages Smoothies

Three Tips to Smarter Coffee Consumption

Three Tips to Smarter Coffee Consumption

Three Tips To Smarter Coffee Consumption Coffee is without a doubt one of the most consumed beverages on the planet. In fact, over half of American adults are drinking coffee each and every day. People drink it at school, at work, at home and just 

Tom and Jerry Holiday Drink

Tom and Jerry Holiday Drink

Tom and Jerry Holiday Drink This is a re-post from December of 2013. I accidentally deleted the recipe a few months back, so this is a re-post from December, 2013. Tom and Jerry Holiday Drink recipe was given to me by my ex-mother-in-law, my kids Grandma, almost 

Cherry Limeade Ice Pops

Cherry Limeade Ice Pops

Hot and muggy days got you down? Cool off with some Cherry Limeade Ice Pops. They are nice and easy to whip up and what’s even better, they’re made with only 4 ingredients, 5 if you count the water. Cherry limeade ice pops are cool, refreshing and so yummy you won’t be able to keep them in the house or should I say freezer:) This is another fantastic recipe featuring candied cherries from Paradise Fruit Co.  Candied red cherries from Paradise Fruit works wonderfully in this recipe. The cherries add sweetness and stay firm yet chewy even when frozen.

Limeade

I don’t know what it is lately but I can’t seem to get enough of Lime or Key Lime flavored anything! Key lime flavored water, key lime yogurt, key lime cheesecake and limeade. I really like the fresh, clean, crisp flavor of limes. This simple recipe showcases the tart flavor of limes with the added sweetness of dried cherries. Cherry Limeade Ice Pops are made with one 12 oz can of frozen limeade,  (you can most certainly make limeade from scratch) water, cherry 7-up, maraschino cherry juice and whole candied cherries. This recipe is as easy as one, two three.

A Word About Limes

Limes are a small, lemon-shaped citrus fruit that has a thin green skin and a juicy, pale green pulp. Limes grow in tropical and subtropical climates such as Mexico, California, Florida and the Caribbean. Because they’re an excellent source of vitamin C, limes were fed to sailors as a scurvy preventative. The two main lime varieties are the Persian lime, which is most widely available in the USA and the Key Lime from Florida. Key limes are smaller and rounder than the Persian lime. Outside of Florida, the Key lime is usually found in specialty produce markets and supermarkets that carry gourmet produce.

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