Sunday, July 17, 2016

From Sangria to Smoothies: 8 Refreshing Summer Drinks

Beat the heat and quench your thirst with these fun summer drinks. Whether you're craving a fruity sangria, a creamy mudslide or a healthy smoothie, you'll be spoiling yourself with these sweet sips all summer long. Cheers!

1. Sparkling White Sangria


Fruit and fizz make a wonderful warm weather cocktail. Instead of adding ice cubes to the pitcher, chill it with frozen grapes: they look beautiful and won't water the sangria down. GET THE RECIPE

2. Mudslides


Half dessert/ half cocktail, the mudslide is the perfect adult summer treat. You only need three ingredients to make them: Kahlua, vodka and Baileys. GET THE RECIPE

3. Raspberry Lemonade


This refreshing lemonade gets its vibrant pink color from puréed fresh raspberries. Add a splash of vodka to make a grown-up version. GET THE RECIPE

4. Peach Mango Smoothies


These smoothies taste like something you'd have on a tropical vacation. They're perfect for breakfast but they also make a refreshing afternoon snack or even a healthy dessert. GET THE RECIPE

5. Mojitos


Mojitos are minty, fizzy, tart and sweet -- the perfect cool cocktail for a hot summer night. GET THE RECIPE

6. Margaritas


Citrusy and slightly sweet, this cocktail is a refined version of the syrupy, fake-tasting margaritas served at many bars and restaurants. GET THE RECIPE

7. Grand Mimosas


Sparkly makes an excellent summer drink, especially in the form of a Grand Mimosa -- just add orange juice and orange liqueur. GET THE RECIPE

8. Berry, Banana & Pomegranate Smoothies


This fruit-packed smoothie is a little sweet, a little tart and a whole lot of healthy. Frozen fruit and low-fat Greek yogurt make it extra thick and creamy -- make it for breakfast and you'll feel satisfied until lunchtime. GET THE RECIPE

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