Tag Archives: Beverage

Malted Mocha Milkshake

Contains: Dairy, gluten.  Is: Vegetarian, quick and easy. If you leave out the “malt” portion of this, the treat is gluten-free.   Making a malt means that one has taken a sprouted grain that was then quickly dried.  Barley is most … Continue reading

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Strawberry Gin Smash

Contains:  Alcohol, added sugars..  Is:  A rather potent beverage.   I am using this recipe from The Kitchn.  It really sounded good.  For my purposes, I made half a recipe, and I made what I could a day in advance.   Shared … Continue reading

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Meso-American Chocolate Beverage

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is:  Quick and easy, savory, vegetarian, vegan, keto.   This one may well be an acquired taste.  Simply:  be forewarned!  This is New World Aztec, Mayan, or Meso-American. The various pre-Columbian tribes and nations that occupied current-day Mexico … Continue reading

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Spiced Coffee Liqueur

Contains:  Alcohol, added sugar.  Is:  An adult beverage, vegan, vegetarian.  I prefer to use a white (clear) rum over a caramel-colored one.  Your mileage may vary.       Goal here is NOT to turn this into a pumpkin or apple … Continue reading

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Cranberry Liqueur

Contains:  Alcohol, added sugar.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan.   I made this one up without reference to any other adult beverages out there.  Just seemed right to me. This would be suitable for the adults at Thanksgiving, while recovering from all … Continue reading

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Mango Lassi

I love a good mango lassi, although I try to limit my consumption of this decidedly rich and carb-loaded beverage.  But it is indeed high in nutritive value, and hence filling.  I am given to understand that the lassi is … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Spritzer

I totally loathe this Wake Up One Hour Earlier Nonsense, aka Daylight “Savings” Time, here in most of the US.  Back in the years when it fell on a weekend near April Fool’s, I considered it an April Fool’s Joke … Continue reading

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