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Stay cool with these berry delicious summer sippers

Celebrate National Berry Month with delicious smoothies and bold cocktails. These recipes are not only perfect for National Berry Month, they are refreshing drinks and treats all summer long.

Sparkling Ice's Raspberry Peach Pops

39.-Raspberry-Peach-Pops-1Ingredients

Raspberry layer

Peach layer

Directions

  1. To make the raspberry layer, purée raspberries, Prosecco, Sparkling Ice Black Raspberry, and sugar in a blender until very smooth.
  2. Fill each popsicle mold ½ full with raspberry mixture.
  3. Freeze while you make the peach purée.
  4. To make the peach layer, purée peaches, Prosecco, Sparkling Ice Peach Nectarine, and sugar in a blender until very smooth.
  5. Pour peach mixture over raspberry mixture to fill molds.
  6. Freeze until firm, at least 2 hours.
    Recipe Sparkling Ice

    Popsicle Mold Bags are available through Amazon.

Sparkling Pimm's Punch

13. Sparkling Pimm's Punch-2 (002)Ingredients

  • 1 blood orange, sliced
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 2 cucumbers, sliced
  • 1 lb whole strawberries
  • 1 bunch fresh mint leaves
  • One 750-ml bottle Pimm’s No. 1
  • 1 cup gin
  • 4 1/2 cups  Sparkling Ice Strawberry Lemonade

Directions

  1. In a large punch bowl, combine the blood oranges, lemons, cucumbers, strawberries, and half of the mint.
  2. Pour in the Pimm’s, gin, and Sparkling Ice Strawberry Lemonade, stir until combined.
  3. Fill glasses with ice and ladle in the punch, garnish with the remaining mint and serve.
    Recipe Sparkling Ice

Brooklyn Crafted's Red, White and Blue, Berry Mule

july fourth image 2Ingredients

  • 2 oz berry Vodka (blueberry or raspberry)
  • 6 oz Extra Spicy Brooklyn Crafted Ginger Beer Mini
  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries

Instructions

  1. Muddle blueberries and blackberries in shaker.
  2. Add vodka and shake.
  3. Fill Moscow mule mug with ice.
  4. Pour in muddled berries and vodka and fill with Brooklyn Crafted (roughly 6 oz).
  5. Garnish with blueberries and blackberries.
    Recipe Brooklyn Crafted

While we LOVE our boozy concoctions, every one in a while we need to detox and go “juice” healthy. If you have a juicer, these recipes will jazz up your routine.

Blueberry Smoothie

BERRY SMOOTHIEIngredients

  • 1 large pear
  • ½ cup of grapes
  • 1 cup of blueberries

Directions

  1. Wash the pear thoroughly, and remove stem and seeds. Slice into appropriate sizes.
  2. Remove grapes from stem, and then wash grapes and blueberries thoroughly.
  3. Add pear, grapes and blueberries to juicer.
  4. Enjoy! Pour over ice, if desired.

Recipe: HUROM

Cherry Berry

CHERRY BERRYIngredients

  • 2 cups of sliced cherry tomatoes
  • 1/8 cup of sliced pears
  • 1/4 cup of frozen blueberries
  • 1/4 cup of frozen raspberries

Directions

  1. Prepare frozen blueberries and raspberries.
  2. Wash cherry tomatoes thoroughly.
  3. Wash pears thoroughly and slice into appropriate sizes, with peel intact.
  4. Put lever on “close.” Alternate the order of ingredient insertion.

Recipe: HUROM



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