Dairy-Free, Drinks, Gluten-Free, One Pot Dish, Vegan, Vegetarian

Lemonade with a Kick

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My mom had a pitcher of this going when I was home in Maine last week. Naturally I came home with a cold and whipped up a batch of Cayenne Lemonade to clear the airways and stay hydrated. It’s also great mocktail, especially with a 1:1 ratio of lemonade and seltzer for a fizz. I realize that the recipe is completely subjective; my mom made hers sweeter and mine came out a bit more tart. Toss in some lemon slices and cucumber and you have the simplest drink to feel like every day is a spa day.

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Dairy-Free, Drinks, Gluten-Free, Low Sugar, Vegan, Vegetarian

MDW’s “Adult” Raspberry Lime Slushies

Raspberry Lime Rickeys with Hendrick's

Celebrating Memorial Day Weekend with some Raspberry Lime Rickeys with Hendrick’s. Seen in Cooking Light, I just had to try these. My roommate, Perin, and I wholeheartedly approved of these adult slushies. The flavors of the tart, but sweet raspberries with fresh lime juice paired perfectly with Hendrick’s cucumber gin; they’re completely refreshing. I may even have to keep from frozen raspberries and lime juice on hand to enjoy as a warm-weather mocktail.

(Just in case you want more boozy drink ideas, BuzzFeed has a list of “29 Boozy Slushies That Are Worth the Brain Freeze.”)

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