Category Archives: Beverages

Boba thai iced tea

Bubble tea. Boba tea. Pearl tea. The drink recipes vary from tea to some kind of fruity juice, they can be iced or ice-blended, they all contain little chewy balls made of tapioca starch, often referred to as pearls. The pearls come in a colored and a black … Continue reading

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Watermelon strawberry popsicles or smoothies

This is a cooling repost from a hot day in Los Angeles not so long ago: If you have been looking for a sweet, healthy, refreshing treat in the heat – well look no further. These watermelon strawberry popsicles must be your answer. If … Continue reading

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Mango orange smoothie and Foodyear on Flickr

So simple, so good. This is a sweet marriage. I use 1 mango and juice from 2 oranges per smoothie. If you have time, then peel and cut the mango into pieces and freeze before blending your smoothie.  The frozen mango pieces will … Continue reading

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Meyer lemonade infused with herbs

A friend of mine gave me a huge bag of meyer lemons and the first thing that came to mind in this heat was lemonade. Classic lemonade is made with 1 cup / 240 ml fresh squeezed lemon juice and mixed … Continue reading

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Mexican cantaloupe water

I have had agua frescas in Mexico several times. It is the best natural thirst quencher. Fortunately our local farmers market has a stand with an amazing variety of agua frescas. By the end of the summer, we have usually tried … Continue reading

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