Friday, March 17, 2017

St. Patrick's Day Party Cocktail Recipes

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Time to get your Irish - theme party rolling with this fun assortment of Shamrock-inspired cocktail recipes! All of these cocktail recipes are super easy-to-make, take seconds to prepare and are courtesy of our friends over at Sparkling ICE.
Irish Appletini Recipe

Irish Appletini Recipe

1 ounce vodka
1 1/2 ounces Sour Apple Pucker
1 1/2 ounces Sparkling Ice Crisp Apple
2 cups of ice
Apple wedges for garnish (optional)

Fill a martini shaker with ice. Pour in the vodka, sour apple pucker and juice into shaker. Stir ingredients and then garnish with an apple wedge. Serve the beverage immediately.
Sparkling Lemon Lime Margarita Recipe

Sparkling Lemon Lime Margarita Recipe

3 oz Lemon Lime Sparkling Ice
1 ½ oz Tequila
Splash of fresh squeezed orange
Fresh squeezed lime

Shake and pour into a chilled rocks glass rimmed in salt. Garnish with a lime slice. Serve immediately.

Serving Tip: Chill your beverage glasses for at least one hour before whipping up and serving your cocktails in them.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Delicious Mixed Berry Crisp Recipe

Viki's Granola Mixed Berry Crisp Recipe
National Pi Day is on March 14th, 2017. How will you be celebrating? This day in history celebrates the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, 3.14 – but what better way to celebrate an ironic-named holiday than to share in a yummy pie recipe, too! This recipe is a delicious (and healthy!) pie recipe from Viki’s Granola that is a PERFECT way to ring in Pi Day – or any day for that matter!

This recipe is courtesy of Viki’s Granola.

Viki's Granola Mixed Berry Crisp Recipe

Topping Ingredients:

• ¾ cups all-purpose flour
• ½ cup (packed) light brown sugar
• 1 cup Viki's blueberry almond granola
• 1 stick unsalted butter

Filling Ingredients:

• 4 cups frozen mixed berries (don't thaw)
• 1/3 cup of sugar
• 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

Directions:

• Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
• Lightly butter oven safe ceramic bowl.
• Place topping ingredients into a bowl, working the butter into the granola mixture. Once complete, set aside.
• Place filling ingredients into a large bowl and mix thoroughly.
• Pour the berry mixture into the buttered ceramic bowl.
• Pour granola mixture evenly on top of the berries.
• Bake for 40 minutes or until the topping is golden brown and the fruit juices are bubbling.
• Let it rest for 15 minutes before serving.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Low Calorie Cocktail Drink Recipes

Low Calorie Cocktail Drink Recipes
What's more relaxing than an evening with the Oscars and a drink in hand? A guilt-free way to enjoy those cocktails! Cozy up in front of the TV on Feb. 26th, 2017 with a low-calorie cocktail inspired by some of the Oscar nominees. Take a look at our themed recipes below.

Low Calorie Cocktail Drink Recipes

La La Lemon-berry Drop

Introducing your new favorite cocktail, the La La Lemon-Berry Drop! Start with 3 muddled raspberries at the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add a handful of ice, 1 oz of vodka and 4 oz of Cascade Ice Lemonade. Swirl the mixture around and strain into a sugar-rimmed glass. Garnish with a lemon slice or a couple raspberries if desired!

Octavia's Orangesicle Float

This simple, kid-friendly drink is sure to be a crowd pleaser! In a tall glass, put two scoops of your favorite vanilla ice cream. Next, pour Cascade Ice Orange Mango over the ice cream until the glass if full. Garnish with an orange slice if desired and serve with a spoon and a straw!

The Mathmaticians Moonshine

This bourbon berry cocktail will get an Oscar in your heart. Start with 3 muddle blackberries in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and then combine 1 oz of Bourbon, 6 oz of Huckleberry Blackberry Cascade Ice into the shaker. Squeeze one lemon slice into the mixture and then give it a nice stir. Strain the blackberry goodness into a sugar-rimmed glass. Garnish with blackberries and a mint leaf and enjoy!

** These recipes are courtesy of Cascade ICE. You must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly.