Drink Away Your Winter Blues

February 4th, 2010 in cooking, party time, recipes

No not THAT kind of drink.  THESE tropical-pretend-like-there-is-sunshine-spice-up-your-day-drinks.

Why do I find myself making these kind of drinks in the middle of the winter more than in the hot summer?

Darn Winter Blues.

You should make some too.  Here are my favorite recipes for fun drinks.

Coconut/Pineapple/Apricot Goodness


  • 2 cups of ice
  • 1can of Coco Lopez
  • 1 can of Pineapple Juice
  • 1 can of Apricot Nectar


1. Combine it all (you might have to do it in two batches) and DRINK!

Lava Flows


{Photo by Eric Hamilton}


  • 2 1/2 cups of Dole Pineapple Juice
  • 2 cans of Coco Lopez drink mix
  • 2 cups of fresh strawberries
  • 1 tray of ice


1. Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth and serve!

Mint Pomegranate Lemonade


{Photo by Gliuoo}


  • 1 cup of fresh lemonade
  • 1/4 cup of pomegranate juice
  • Fresh sprig of Mint
  • Berries or Citrus to garnish (if desired)


1.Combine lemonade and pomegranate juice in tall glass over ice. Garnish with mint sprig and fresh berries or citrus.

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