Mandarin Smoothie

There is something about this warming weather that has me craving cold, citrus drinks. The other day my coworker brought in an orange smoothie from Jamba Juice, and it inspired me to make this mandarin smoothie from scratch at home with my Magic Bullet. This mandarin smoothie is incredibly refreshing, and made with simple, delicious ingredients. It is important to freeze the mandarin slices ahead of time, which will make this smoothie slushy after you blend all of the ingredients […]

Pomegranate Mint Spritzer

There is something about sparkling drinks that make them more sophisticated than other drinks. If you add sparkling water to any plain juice, it magically transforms into a fancy drink. In this non-alcoholic spritzer, sparkling water is mixed with pomegranate juice and lime juice in the Magic Bullet blender, and infused with mint, lime wedges and fresh pomegranate seeds. These flavors combined with carbonation create a refreshing drink suitable for any special occasion. Pomegranate Mint Spritzer Recipe Ingredients 2 cups […]

Date Shake

  Here’s something to reward yourself with after a long day! This recipe pairs the natural sweetness from a handful of dates with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, milk, and a touch of nutmeg to create the perfect milkshake. You’ll be begging your local diner to add to the menu. Date Shake Recipe Ingredients 5 to 7 dates 1 scoop vanilla ice cream 1 cup milk A touch of nutmeg Instructions Chop dates into smaller halves and combine with all […]

Chocolate Pumpkin Smoothie

Come fall, I am totally ready to embrace all things that go with the season! Pumpkin begins to slowly creep back into my life and I get so excited at the sight of everything pumpkin in the grocery stores. Unfortunately, the first day of fall is not always the cool sweater weather that I’m expecting, especially living in the desert! So, this smoothie is perfect for staying cool for the summer and satisfying those fall flavor cravings! Chocolate Pumpkin Smoothie […]

Eiskaffee (Iced Coffee)

  Normally when you ask for an iced coffee at a cafe, you get a cup of coffee with ice cubes in it plus or minus milk. I was surprised when I asked for one in Germany while on vacation and I got an iced coffee with vanilla ice cream in it. Let me tell you, the ice cream made it so much more delicious! I especially like to add ice cream to my iced coffee on really hot days, […]

Strawberry Coconut Shake

Want a quick, delicious breakfast that’s easy to make? Or a luscious dessert you don’t have to feel guilty about eating? This strawberry coconut shake may be just what you’ve been looking for! Instead of ice cream, this strawberry coconut milkshake is made with a thick scoop of coconut cream. The coconut cream gives it a rich coconut flavor, while the frozen strawberries and bananas keep it nice and thick. For the best results, chop up your banana into bite sized […]

Skinny Frozen Margarita

This refreshing classic gets a boost from fresh lime and agave nectar. Sip it on a hot afternoon with a side of chips for a little taste of la vida Mexicana! Skinny Frozen Margarita Ingredients 1 1/2 oz tequila 1/2 oz triple sec or cointreau 1 1/2 oz fresh lime juice 1 1/2 Tbsp agave nectar 1 cup ice salt (optional) Directions Add liquid ingredients to Magic Bullet Party Mug. Fill with ice, screw on the Cross Blade, and blend until […]

Papaya Banana Smoothie

Whenever I make this papaya banana smoothie, I feel like I’m somewhere tropical. Papayas are grown in South America and Hawaii, where it’s warmer and shipped all over the world. The first time I bought a papaya, I didn’t know what to do with it. Once I got home from the grocery store, I sliced it open and thought it tasted terrible. Of course, that was only because I didn’t know it had to ripen first! Papayas are like avocados in that […]

Green Power Shooters

Maybe it’s because of my sweet tooth that I’ve never been a huge fan of green drinks. I never could find a way to make them taste good enough for me to enjoy. The bitter raw kale and spinach taste is usually too hard to mask! If you’re like me and have a hard time downing a big green smoothie, but know it’s really good for you, then this recipe is for you. These green power shooters are made of healthy […]

Hot Cocoa Mix

In these times of troubling cocoa shortages, it’s important to have your own hot cocoa recipe so that you can stockpile a healthy reserve. Who knows what sort of chemically-enhanced chocolate drinks we’ll be consuming in the near future??? Also, making your own hot cocoa is a blast. Hot Cocoa Mix Ingredients 1/4 cup of sugar 1/4 cup of cocoa powder 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch 1 chocolate bar (I’m a milk chocolate fan and went for the classic Hershey’s bar. Feel […]