Courgette & Cucumber Smoothie Recipe

Courgette & Cucumber Smoothie Recipe  - A delicious green vegetable smoothie filled with vitamins and antioxidants. Serve this smoothie well chilled for maximum enjoyment; keeping the ingredients in the refrigerator and serving immediately will help. This smoothie is great for dealing with fluid retention.

Serves 2

courgette & cucumber smoothie

Courgette & Cucumber Smoothie Ingredients:

  • 1 whole hothouse cucumber
  • 1 medium courgette
  • 150ml green tea
  • 300ml live natural yogurt
  • Few fresh parsley sprigs, plus extra for decoration
  • 2 fresh tarragon sprigs
  • 4 ice cubes
  • 8-10 whole chive leaves, plus extra for decoration

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Mint Julep Cocktail Recipe


Mint Julep Cocktail Recipe  - A popular drink that is so fresh and minty, some mint juleps are served without crushing the mint and sugar syrup together. A traditional mint julep is made with 4 ingredients such as mint, bourbon, sugar and water. Spearmint is the variety of mint most commonly used for this drink.

Serves 1

mint julep 1

Mint Julep Cocktail Ingredients:

  • 4 fresh mint sprigs
  • 1 measure sugar syrup
  • 3 measures bourbon
  • 4 ice cubes, crushed
  • 2-3 fresh mint sprigs, to decorate

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Calvados Cream Cocktail Recipe

Calvados Cream Cocktail Recipe  - Calvados Cream Cocktail is a French drink, it is usually serve at Christmas and it goes along well with desserts such as warm puddings. Calvados in an apple brandy that is made in Normandy, France, using fermented apple juice (cider) which is distilled and aged in oak casks. Calvados is mostly used in drinks and can be used in cooking too. Use other brandies in place of the Calvados is not available, such as apricot brandy, decorate with apricot slice or cherry brandy and decorate with maraschino cherry as decoration.

Serves 1

calvados cream cocktail

Calvados Cream Cocktail Ingredients:

  • 2 measures Calvados brandy
  • ½ measure freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. very fresh organic egg white
  • 2 tbsp. double cream
  • 1 tsp. pineapple or sugar syrup
  • 2 ice cubes, crushed (optional)
  • Sliced red apple, to decorate

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Apple & Raspberry Juice Recipe

Apple & Raspberry Juice Recipe  - This juice can be made using either fresh or thawed frozen raspberries and it can be substituted by any berries you want. If using thawed frozen raspberries, you may find that it produces a little more juice than the fresh ones. If you want, you can add a mixture of berries to the apples – try blackberries, strawberries or blueberries.

Serves 1

apple & raspberry juice

Apple & Raspberry Juice Ingredients:

  • 2 eating apples, such as Golden Delicious
  • 225g fresh or thawed frozen raspberries
  • 150ml orange juice
  • Ice cubes, to serve
  • Chilled sparkling water, to dilute (optional)
  • Min sprig, to decorate

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