It’s been a while since we’ve done a recipe round-up for drinks and I think its about time we had another one! With the warmer weather upon us here on the West coast I have been madly craving some cold refreshing cocktails. Luckily we have posted many here on ELP and so when I am feeling the need for one I look no further than our own blog for ideas. I thought it would be a good idea if we had them all together in one place. So here are some cocktails perfect for warmer weather.
We are getting into strawberry season!! Woooohooooo so many strawberry things that I want to make!!! Hey did you ever get a chance to check out my Strawberry Banana Loaf? If not you totally should, it’s a good one! Anyways as you know I really like tequila, and I love making new kinda of margaritas! And now that strawberries are so plentiful and relatively inexpensive, I knew it was time to try something a little bit different and new! Tadaaaa the strawberry margarita was born! Perfect for Cinco de Mayo!
Well Sonia may be eating healthier but apparently I’m not! I prefer to eat what I want and make up for at it at the gym instead!! 😉 I’m in a TRX class and a BOSU extreme cardio for the next 4 months, and man am I already sore! I have sore muscles that I didn’t even know existed!!! I got an ice cream attachment for my Kitchen Aid mixer this past Christmas (thanks mommy!!). This was my first ever time making ice cream, I was actually quite scared it wouldn’t turn out. I knew I wanted to try making a flavor of ice cream I had never tried before so started my hunt for the perfect recipe! Unlike most, I still LOVE tequila, I have yet to ruin it for myself! Hence why I was so excited when I came across this recipe for tequila lime ice cream. Andrew was so excited to try this that he was almost pushing me out of the way!! I didn’t even get a picture of the ice cream before it was all eaten!
Just kidding I did get a few photos :p
On the eighth day of Christmas Cocktails, Everybody Loves Pretty gave to you, Spiced Apple Margarita, a cranberry martini, hot apple-cider floats, Chocolate Candy-Cane Martini, Spiced Cranberry Sangria, Spiked Coconut Chai Latte, Warm Mulled Wine, and a recipe for Rum and Eggnog.
I am a huge fan of tequila. It is definitely my drink of choice and can be mixed with many more things that I had originally thought! Having said that, naturally we needed to include a tequila-based drink when selecting Christmas cocktails. There are so many different Christmas flavors you could pair with tequila – think cranberry and pomegranate for instance! For this recipe I chose to use the classic winter flavour of apple to create a unique and delicious margarita. Who knew apple would go so well with tequila? It definitely does 🙂