Summer Drink Recipes

Sip on these refreshing alcoholic and non-alcoholic summer drink recipes.

Two bowls of Spring Salad Stack-Up.

Spring Salad Stack-Up

This salad is so good even the pre-schoolers ate it. It's wonderful for a ...

Glasses filled with Picnic Lemonade.

Picnic Lemonade

Hot, humid summers in the heartland call for a refreshing beverage. My recipe.

Fresh Lemonade Syrup used to make lemonade.

Fresh Lemonade Syrup

I got this recipe from my mom a few years ago and since then I ...

Two Kahlua Mocha Frappes ready to drink.

Kahlua Mocha Frappe

Mmm mmm good! Great couples drink.

A glass of Grilled Lemonade.

Grilled Lemonade

Sweet, tart, and easy to make at home, lemonade is a delicious way to cool ...

Two glasses of The Perfect Red Sangria.

The Perfect Red Sangria

I love red wine sangria, so I have tried making it several different ways. I ...

Watermelon Lime Frosty Margaritas.

Watermelon Lime Frosty/Margarita

Definitely an adult beverage if you add the alcohol. If you don't like tequila you ...

Two glasses of Strawberry Lime Slush.

Strawberry Lime Slush

If you love tangy and sweet strawberries this is for you! This is an adult ...

Glasses of Watermelon Mint Lemonade.

Watermelon Mint Lemonade

Nothing says summer more than watermelon. The sweetness of the watermelon and lemon compliment each ...

Two glasses of Rose Sangria.

Rose Sangria

My favorite summer breeze refreshment drink!

Best Bloody Mary served with a salt rim.

Best Bloody Mary

During my bartending days, my co-tender and I would have drink competitions during the slow ...

Frozen Colorado Slush in a cup ready to serve.

Colorado Slush

Everyone who has ever tasted this summertime icy drink loves it. I got this ...

Cherry Lime Mojito in a glass.

Cherry Lime Mojito

I used to work as a bartender and learned so many different cocktail combinations. Even ...

Virgin coconut mojito ready to serve.

Virgin Coco Mojito

A non-alcoholic version of a coconut mojito. This uses Torani (or another brand) coconut flavor ...

Mint Julep in a pewter glass.

Mint Julep

I love to watch horse races and, of course, the Kentucky Derby is my favorite. ...

A caramel and mocha frappe in a glass with a straw.

Caramel Mocha Frappe

If you like the popular fast-food frappe, you'll like this recipe. You make the mix, ...

Watermelon vodka slushes in a glass with a wedge of watermelon.

Watermelon Vodka Slush

Such a light and refreshing drink! Great summer recipe!

Ingredients poured over ice and garnished with lemon and cherries.

Lynchburg Lemonade

Really good in the summer with cookouts. Can be made individually or by the pitcher, ...

Frozen Blue Whale drink in a glass is an easy summer drink

Frozen Blue Whale

This frozen Blue Whale recipe is the perfect summer drink! Cool, refreshing and oh-so-delicious, enjoy ...

Orange lemonade poured over ice with an orange slice garnish.

Orange Lemonade

In the summer, I thought of making lemonade but I wanted something better than regular ...

A strawberry key lime smoothie in a glass garnished with a strawberry.

Strawberry Key Lime Smoothie

It's that smoothie time of year. This recipe makes one serving. It is easy and ...

Texas Peach Sangria

This is a quick and easy alcoholic punch/sangria that is fresh and fruity. Perfect for ...

Two glasses and a pitcher of blueberry hibiscus sangria.

Blueberry Hibiscus Sangria

This is a light, crisp, refreshing beverage - perfect for summertime!

Smoothie in a glass with blueberries.

Carol's Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie

I wanted something that would have more fruit, yogurt and be a healthy drink.