Bank Holiday Beverages

There's only one way to celebrate a long weekend and that's with these beautiful beverages!

Orange & Lemon Gin Cocktail

Ingredients

120ml Orange juice
90ml Gin
55ml Syrup
30ml Lemon juice
120ml Sparkling water
Orange wedges

Instructions

Add the orange juice, gin, syrup and lemon juice to a cocktail shaker with ice, shake until combined.

Divide between two glasses filled with ice, top with sparkling water and garnish with an orange wedge!

Classic Bloody Mary

Ingredients

1 teaspoon Sea salt
Ice cubes
40ml Vodka
175ml Tomato juice
1/4 teaspoon Smoked paprika
2 dashes of Worcestershire sauce
1 dash of Tobasco
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
1 Celery stick
1 Lime
1 Tomato

Instructions

Pour salt onto a small plate, moisten the rim of a glass on a damp towel and press into the salt. Once the salt rim is complete, fill the glass with ice cubes.

In a cocktail mixer full of ice, combine the vodka, tomato juice, smoked paprika, Worcestershire sauce, tobasco, salt and pepper. Shake vigorously and strain into the glass.

Garnish with a celery stick, a lime wedge and a slice of tomato!

Watermelon Mocktail 🍉

Ingredients

450g Watermelon chopped
2 Limes
1 tablespoon Coconut sugar
500ml Soda water chilled
10 Mint leaves
Ice cubes
Rosemary sprig to garnish

Instructions

Remove any seeds from the watermelon chunks and place the melon flesh in the freezer for an hour.

Add the watermelon to a blender, squeeze in the lime juice and add the sugar, chilled water and mint leaves.

Blend until smooth, adding extra water if needed, serve with ice and a sprig of rosemary!

Pineapple Martini

Ingredients

40ml Vodka
50ml Pineapple juice
1 Pineapple wedge
Ice

Instructions

Add the vodka and pineapple juice to a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a pineapple wedge.

Pina Colada Smoothie

Ingredients

500g Frozen pineapple chopped
180ml Coconut milk
1-2 teaspoons Honey or maple syrup
30-60ml White rum

Instructions

Add the frozen pineapple and coconut milk to a blender, blend until creamy and smooth adding more coconut milk if needed. Add the honey/syrup and rum, mix and taste.

Lavender Strawberry Smoothie

Ingredients

470ml Coconut milk
250g Frozen strawberries
1 tablespoon Lavender syrup
2 teaspoons Vanilla extract
1 tablespoon Honey

Instructions

Place the milk, strawberries, syrup, vanilla, honey and strawberry fruit powder into a blender and blend to combine. Once smooth, pour the mixture into glasses and enjoy!

Cinnamon Strawberry Smoothie

Ingredients

1 Banana
128g Frozen strawberries
170g Vegan greek style yoghurt
120ml Orange juice
1 tablespoons Honey or agave

Instructions

Place the banana, strawberries, yoghurt, orange juice, agave and cinnamon to a blender and blend until smooth. Serve with fresh strawberries!

Rosemary & Gin Grapefruit Cocktail

Ingredients

Rosemary Syrup

235ml Sugar
235ml Water
1 tablespoon Rosemary

Cocktail

55ml Gin
90ml Grapefruit juice
30ml Rosemary syrup

Instructions

Rosemary Syrup

Place the sugar, water and rosemary into a saucepan over a medium heat, bring to a boil then simmer until the sugar has dissolved (about a minute or two).

Remove the pan from the heat and leave to cool. Sieve the cool syrup to remove the rosemary before serving.

Cocktail

Add the gin, grapefruit juice and syrup to a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously until combined, strain into an ice filled glass and garnish with a slice of grapefruit!

Watermelon & Papaya Smoothie

Ingredients

30g Frozen papaya
65g Pineapple chunks
190g Frozen watermelon cubed
A pinch of Salt
235ml Coconut milk
1 tablespoon Agave
65g Orange juice

Instructions

Place the papaya, papaya fruit powder, pineapple, watermelon, salt, coconut milk, agave and orange juice into a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy!

Rosemary Mojito

Ingredients

1 tsp Rosemary
20ml Simple syrup
55ml Rum
25ml Lime juice
Soda water

Instructions

Add the rosemary and syrup to a cocktail shaker. Muddle together to lightly crush and leave for 2 minutes.

Pour in the rum and lime juice, add ice and shake. Strain the liquid into a glass with fresh ice, top with soda water and garnish with a rosemary sprig and lime wedge.

Lavender Strawberry Smoothie

Ingredients

470ml Coconut milk
250g Frozen strawberries
1 tablespoon Lavender syrup
2 teaspoons Vanilla extract
1 tablespoon Honey

Instructions

Place the milk, strawberries, syrup, vanilla, honey and strawberry fruit powder into a blender and blend to combine. Once smooth, pour the mixture into glasses and enjoy!

Banana Peanut Butter Chocolate Smoothie

Ingredients

Peanut Butter Layer

2 Bananas peeled & chopped
470ml Oat milk
65g Peanut butter
Honey to taste
250g Ice cubes

Chocolate Layer

235ml Water
1 Frozen banana
2 tablespoons Organic cacao powder
2 tablespoons Almond butter
A pinch of Cinnamon
A handful of Ice

Toppings

Coconut

Instructions

Peanut Butter Layer

Place the bananas, milk, peanut butter, honey and ice cubes into a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into the bottom of the prepared glasses.

Chocolate Layer

Place the water, banana, cacao, almond butter, cinnamon and ice into a blender and blend until smooth. Pour on top of the peanut butter layer.

Top with coconut and cacao nibs and enjoy!

Rosemary & Gin Grapefruit Cocktail

Ingredients

Rosemary Syrup

235ml Sugar
235ml Water
1 tablespoon Rosemary

Cocktail

55ml Gin
90ml Grapefruit juice
30ml Rosemary syrup

Instructions

Rosemary Syrup

Place the sugar, water and rosemary into a saucepan over a medium heat, bring to a boil then simmer until the sugar has dissolved (about a minute or two).

Remove the pan from the heat and leave to cool. Sieve the cool syrup to remove the rosemary before serving.

Cocktail

Add the gin, grapefruit juice and syrup to a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously until combined, strain into an ice filled glass and garnish with a slice of grapefruit!

Strawberries and Cream Smoothie

Ingredients

128g Strawberries chopped
125g Vegan yoghurt
240ml Almond milk
2 Dates pitted
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
10 Ice cubes

Instructions

Place the strawberries, strawberry fruit powder, yoghurt, almond milk, dates, vanilla and ice cubes into a blender and blend until smooth.

Apple Iced Tea

Ingredients

255ml Tea
90ml Apple juice
Ice
Apple slices
Lemon slices
Mint spring
Dried apple rings to garnish (and snack on!)

Instructions

Brew the tea and chill in the fridge. Combine the tea, apple juice and apple slices to a tall glass and stir to blend.

Add a slice of lemon, a mint sprig and garnish with dried apple rings and enjoy!

Purple Potato Shake

Ingredients

200g Purple sweet potato
470ml Oat milk

Instructions

Peel the potatoes and cut into small pieces, boil or steam for 15 minutes or until soft enough to pierce with a fork and mash.

Once cooled, place the mash into a freezer container and freeze until frozen.

Once frozen, place the mash into a blender along with the milk and blueberry fruit powder (and sugar if using). Blend until smooth and enjoy!

Green Mojito Smoothie 💚

Ingredients

380g Ice cubes
250g Spinach
1 teaspoon Spinach powder
200g Pineapple chunks
120ml Water
1 Banana peeled & chopped
1 Orange peeled and segmented
10 Mint leaves
1 Lemon juiced
1 Lime juiced

Instructions

Blend the ice, spinach, spinach powder, pineapple, water, banana, orange, mint, lemon juice and lime juice in a blender until smooth.

Raspberry Rooibos Iced Tea

Ingredients

3 tablespoons Rooibos tea
235ml Boiling water
470ml Cold water
200g Raspberries
3 - 4 tablespoons Coconut sugar
6 tablespoons Lemon juice
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
8 Mint leaves
Ice cubes

Instructions

Steep the tea in the boiling water, set aside then strain to remove the tea leaves. Pour in the cold water and leave to cool completely.

In a saucepan, heat the raspberries with the sugar and vanilla for 2 - 3 minutes stirring often. Put the mixture through a sieve, using a large spoon, squash the fruit to separate the pulp and juice from the seeds.

Once the tea has cooled, add the raspberry mixture, lemon juice and mint leaves. Place in the fridge and serve with ice!

Frozen Kiwi Daiquiris

Ingredients

280ml Pureed kiwi
230ml White rum
90ml Lime juice
120ml Water

Instructions

Place the pureed kiwi into a blender followed by the rum, lime, water and sugar and blend until combined.

Leave for one hour for the sugar to melt, stir, cover and freeze overnight.

When ready to serve, fluff the mixture with a fork and scoop into glasses and enjoy!

Frozen Raspberry Gin Cocktail

Ingredients

300g Frozen raspberries
4 tablespoons Lime cordial
2 Limes
50ml Gin
250ml Soda water

Instructions

Place the raspberries, lime cordial, lime juice, gin and water into a blender and blend until smooth.

Top with more water if needed and serve!

Fruit Iced Tea

Ingredients

300ml Water
1 tablespoon Hibiscus tea
Strawberries chopped
Fresh mint
Lemon slices
Ice cubes
Coconut sugar to taste

Instructions

Add the room temperature water to a loose-leaf tea pot with the hibiscus tea. Cover and leave for an hour.

Add ice to a bottle a long with the strawberries, mint and lemon slices. Strain in the tea and stir in sugar if needed. Place in the fridge before serving.

Raspberry Collins

Ingredients

2 Fresh raspberries
Ice cubes
50ml Raspberry gin
1 teaspoon Coconut sugar
1/2 a Lemon
Soda water

Instructions

Muddle the raspberries at the bottom of a highball glass and add ice.

Add the raspberry gin, sugar and lemon juice, top with soda water and mix together.

Superfood Purple Smoothie

Ingredients

65g Frozen berries
A handful of Frozen spinach
2 teaspoons Banana powder
120ml Oat milk
120ml Water
2 teaspoons Bilberry powder
A handful of Ice cubes

Instructions

Place the frozen berries, frozen spinach, banana powder, oat milk, water, bilberry powder and ice cubes into a blender and blend until smooth.

Serve in a glass with bee pollen on top!

Classic Lemon Gin Fizz Cocktail

Ingredients

4 tablespoons Gin
1 tablespoons Lemon juice
1 teaspoon Icing sugar
120ml Sparkling water
Cucumber slice
Lemon slice
Frozen blueberries
Rosemary sprigs

Instructions

In a cocktail shaker, combine the gin, lemon juice and icing sugar together with ice.

Strain into a glass, top up with sparkling water and garnish with a cucumber and lemon slice followed by frozen blueberries and a rosemary sprig... Cheers!

Plant Power Purple Smoothie

Ingredients

1 Frozen banana sliced
100g Frozen pineapple
45g Frozen blueberries
120ml Coconut milk
129ml Water
A pinch of Ground ginger
3 Ice cubes

Instructions

Place the banana, pineapple, blueberries, coconut milk, water, ginger and ice cubes into a blender, blend until smooth and serve!

Chia Water 💧

Ingredients

1 tablespoons Chia seeds
1/2 Lemon
1 tablespoon Apple cider vinegar
350ml Hot water

Instructions

Mix the chia seeds, blood orange juice, apple cider vinegar and water together and leave for 5 - 10 minutes, stirring occasionally or until the chia seeds have formed a gel.

Serve with a slice of blood orange.

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