Blue Ribbon Summer Drink Recipes

Summer Sippers

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


BONNIE'S: THE ULTIMATE MARGARITA

By Bonnie .
This is the best margarita you will ever drink! It took a while to fine-tune this...

Rose Sangria

By Theodora Stamelakos
My favorite summer breeze refreshment drink!

Carol's Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie

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

Strawberry Key Lime Smoothie

By Sharon Whitley
It's that smoothie time of year. This recipe makes one serving. It is easy and low-fat.

Ginger Lemonade

By Diane Swan
This is so refreshing on a hot summer day. If you want to dress this...

Southern Sweet Tea

By Debby DeRousse
I love iced tea. I think I cut my teeth on iced tea. I drink it...

Caramel Mocha Frappe

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

Cayden's Carribean Cooler

By cayden stillwell
I wanted a to make dessert and decided on a smoothie. My grandma said...

Amanda's Brazilian Lemonade

By Amanda G
My husband fell in love with the lemonade at a Brazilian restaurant & I set out...

Orange Lemonade

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

On the Beach

By NIKKI SMITH
This drink can be an alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage. You can also make this a kids...

Basil-Infused Watermelon Lemonade

By Kim Biegacki
Wow, this is an incredible tasting lemonade!!! It was my first time to infuse and...

Liquid Almond Joy

By Thea Pappalardo
My husband asked for a mudslide the other night. I was pouring them and I...

Strawberry Jasmine Sun Tea

By Monica H
Store tea in the fridge when not in use; after two days discard the leftovers. ...

Peg's Pina Colada Punch

By Kay Skipper
The early 90's, I had this delicious punch at a baby shower hosted by Peg and...

Aunt Fely's Fruit Tea

By Amanda Brecht
This is my Aunt Felyscia's fabulous fruit tea recipe that has become one of my absolute...

Bourbon Slush

By Patti Petty
A great mild burbon-flavored beverage to sip on summer evenings--or any other time! Easy, easy, easy.

Dirty Banana Cocktail

By Lynda Hayes
Back in the 70's everyone played cards on Saturday night I was growing up and there...

A RED HAT "SCARLETT FLOZZIE" VODKA MARTINI

By Nancy J. Patrykus
I have been trying to come up with a special cocktail for my group of Red...

Cherry Lime Mojito

By Cara J Mastrangello
I used to work as a bartender and learned so many different cocktail combinations. Even though...

Lynn & Paul's Fruit Tea

By Linda Barker
My neice gave me this recipe several years ago, we really like the blend of juices.

Strawberry Lemonade with NO sugar added

By Charlotte Carlile
This is a wonderful refreshing summer quencher that you can enjoy and enjoy and enjoy with...

Rum Coconut Slush

By ali Bresnahan
I made this drink for my honey for Fathers Day...yummy.

White Sangria

By Tara Pacheco
Mmm... so good & so refreshing! I made this little concoction yesterday for a barbecue &...
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17 Refreshing Recipes with Mint

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